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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.
Grasmere, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Wordsworth's gravestone and then popped into the church on our way through. It is in such a beautiful spot and the interior of the church is stunning.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank LHBerk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful location in the March sunshine with peaceful gardens and grounds. A little oasis in the busy bustling village

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank daveym69
Reviewed February 13, 2019

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.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Almiro1956
Reviewed February 5, 2019

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mgoodman1234567
Reviewed January 31, 2019

So nice to visit. A beautiful church, unusual architecture. Worth a visit. I would have liked to see William Wordsworth grave better kept.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank veggielakelandliving
Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful church..visited Wordsworth family graves.. very peaceful and serene.. took lovely photo of the clock on the church

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank shyboy2011
Reviewed January 2, 2019

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank DilrukshiH
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pat c
Reviewed November 7, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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