We found St. Oswald's a rather forbidding looking church being grey pebbledash on the outside. Inside, though, is airy & spacious with rather magnificent roof beams & whitewashed walls. There is a very nice memorial to Wordsworth & some fine stained glass windows.
Outside are the Wordsworth family graves including William, his wife Mary & his sister Dorothy. We were...
A small, rather squat church, by the river in the centre of the village. It is worth visiting for the Wordsworth connection. I always pause at the church when passing through Grasmere on foot, as today. And if you have not before,gaze at the graves of the Wordsworth family.
You have to walk around The Daffodil Garden and Gravestones first.It's nice to see where Wordsworths family are buried and to see all the flagstones with the names and countrys where people have come from to visit this little church and surrounding scenery!The Church itself is quaint and interesting.
We had been to Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum so this was a sort of final stop on the trail. The Wordsworth family graves bring our journey to an obvious end. The church itself is simple and respectful - I liked it - none of the grandeur some others seem to require - this was more a family church...
Free entry into church although donation boxes available.The graves of William Wordsworth and his family are the main attraction outside with information on the family both inside and outside. Well worth a visit.