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Resting place of famous poet

Warm friendly feeling church, not very ornate or large. Typical local village church. Nice... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kip
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Wordsworth tribute.

It is a must, when you visit the village of Grasmere to go to the resting place of the great poet... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jillmccarthy2017
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Lake District, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Warm friendly feeling church, not very ornate or large. Typical local village church. Nice graveyard to wander around and the personalised paving stones in the daffodil garden interesting. Nice place to sit in warmer weather.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a must, when you visit the village of Grasmere to go to the resting place of the great poet and his family. The gardens are very peaceful, with sitting areas to reflect or take in the peaceful surroundings. The church is beautiful and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the main reasons to visit St. Oswald's is that the Wordsworth family graves are located in its churchyard. The cemetery is peaceful and quiet with the Wordsworth burial plots at the far end of the burial ground. People still leave mementos and flowers...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

A lovely church offering time and space to reflect. Lovely mementos of local books, postcards, bookmarks at modest prices. this was my 3rd visit to St Oswald's and it is undergoing some renovation and repair at present so the entrance was different but did not...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

Amazing church and gardens the resting place of Wordsworth. We actually missed the resting place on first perusal but eventually found it. Loved the daffodil garden and the smart idea of all the tiles on the path being dedicated to raise money for the church....More

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Reviewed 22 November 2017

A lovely little village church on its own, but it's churchyard is the final resting place of the Wordsworth family - an important place to visit for that reason!

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

It is a lovely little church that has a connection to the Wordsworths, so for fans of the Wordsworth family it is a must see. A lovely little church in it's own right, and the churchyard is one of those places that I think we...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

This is a church with a very long history. It offers a bright quiet tranquil space for visitors to rest or reflect

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

A lovely peaceful setting and the final resting place of the great poet William Wordsworth. Well worth a visit!

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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Great tour stop! Beautiful main street with shops and restaurants! Had a cuppa as happy people walked up and down thru the town!

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