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On a visit to the lake District my daughter and I decided to visit Grasmere. Visited St. Oswald's Church which contains the testing place of William Wordsworth, his wife, sister and children. Also contains an excerpt from his daffodil poem engraved on a gravestone. He...More
My wife and I were briefly visiting Grasmere and decided to call in the church to have a look. I must say I'm glad we did as we both thoroughly enjoyed the tranquil peace and calm that this lovely old church had to offer.
Very pleasantly surprised by the ancient interior with a very unusual central wall construction and beautiful beamed ceiling. Very thoughtfully, there are a couple of couches for the weary to sit in and contemplate. A couple of ancient tombs, a poignant memory of a young...More
Visiting the grave of famous poet Mr. William Wordsworth was a great experience.
The grave is situated in the grave yard of St. Oswald's Church in Grasmere, which is a beautiful village.
The grave is not well maintained Unfortunately.
There were only a few daffodils...More
This church in the middle of Grasmere is a lovely peacefull spot to get a break from busy Gasmere. The Wordswerth conection is interesting to visit the family graves.The inside has lovely beamed roof and some good stained windows.
The uninspiring exterior didn't prevent Wordsworth from attending regularly and he is buried with his family there, under a Yew tree he planted himself. Inside is unusual if unspectacular, which contrasts well with the stunning beauty of the valley in which Grasmere sits. Despite the...More