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“Historical insight in to the 'olden days'” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hawkshead Grammar School

Hawkshead Grammar School
Hawkshead, England
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Ranked #5 of 8 attractions in Hawkshead
Type: Museums
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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Historical insight in to the 'olden days'”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Especially loved the wood carvings and the guy who was manning the school was very helpful and informative and seemed to genuinely enjoy answering all our questions.

Visited September 2013
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Preston, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“worth a vist”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

the schoolhouse is well worth a visit, the guide man told us lots of interesting facts, it is small and wont take long to visit, but good for a rainy day!

Visited August 2013
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Sunderland
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68 reviews 68 reviews
19 attraction reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Atmospheric little place run by volunteers”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Easily accessible on the edge of Hawkshead Village, Wordsworth's school, where you can see, allegedly, where he carved his name on the desks.

Visited July 2013
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Yarm, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Fascinating”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

The gentleman who was the official there gave us lots of information on the school and the pupils, which brought it alive. Fascinating place.

Visited April 2013
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North Yorkshire, England
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Amazing place to visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013 via mobile

We were told about the old grammar school when we were visiting Hawkshead last week. The gentleman there brought the place to life with his information. Fascinating place with carved desks and walls done by students who used their quill-sharpening penknives to great effect.

Visited April 2013
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