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Top things to do in Grasmere

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Ranked #1 of 15 attractions in Grasmere
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #2 of 15 attractions in Grasmere
Category: Geologic Formations; Hiking Trails
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Ranked #3 of 15 attractions in Grasmere
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #4 of 15 attractions in Grasmere
Category: Specialty Shops; Shopping
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Ranked #5 of 15 attractions in Grasmere
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #6 of 15 attractions in Grasmere
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks

Dove Cottage was the home of William Wordsworth during his most productive and inspired years. He arrived in 1799, looking for a haven, where he could settle down and fulfil his... more »

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Ranked #7 of 15 attractions in Grasmere
Category: Mountains; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #8 of 15 attractions in Grasmere
Category: Cemeteries; Religious Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: The simple tombstone of William Wadsworth and his wife Mary is located in the churchyard, making this church one of the most... more » Owner description: The simple tombstone of William Wadsworth and his wife Mary is located in the churchyard, making this church one of the most visited literary shrines in the world. « less
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Ranked #9 of 15 attractions in Grasmere
Category: Other food and wine; Food and Drink
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Ranked #10 of 15 attractions in Grasmere
Category: ; History Museums; Museums

The museum is beside Dove Cottage, which is where William Wordsworth, the poet who wrote, "I wandered lonely as a cloud" (Daffodil poem) lived while he produced his best work. It... more »

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Ranked #11 of 15 attractions in Grasmere
Category: Specialty Shops; Shopping
Owner description: Born in the English Lakes and inspired by the cute and lovable Herdwick sheep, herdy creates unique, design-led products that... more » Owner description: Born in the English Lakes and inspired by the cute and lovable Herdwick sheep, herdy creates unique, design-led products that are made to make you smile! Our small but beautifully formed shop in the centre of Grasmere stocks the full herdy range of contemporary giftware, including fine bone china mugs and pure wool throws as well as tea towels, fun postcards and chunky keyrings. Herdy gifts make great mementos of time spent in the Lakes. « less
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Ranked #12 of 15 attractions in Grasmere
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #13 of 15 attractions in Grasmere
Category: Specialty Shops; Shopping
Owner description: Garden Centre in the centre of Grasmere. We sell a variety of things from gifts, outdoor clothing, books, plants, garden... more » Owner description: Garden Centre in the centre of Grasmere. We sell a variety of things from gifts, outdoor clothing, books, plants, garden furniture and foods. We also have a cafe - The Potting Shed - which serves home made cakes, scones, sandwiches, soups and a selection of light meals. You can even enjoy a local beer or two. « less
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Ranked #14 of 15 attractions in Grasmere
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #15 of 15 attractions in Grasmere
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Tours
Find out what to see and where to stay when visiting Grasmere, home of Wordsworth and his sister from 1799-1808.
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