Founded in 642AD by St Oswald

Final resting place of the poet William Wordsworth

In the heart of the Lake District

St Oswald’s Church warmly welcomes you

Situated by the banks of the River Rothay in the centre of Grasmere village, St Oswald’s is a historic place of worship, much loved by local people and over 100,000 visitors each year. Its services are attended by a faithful, local congregation as well as many who come to stay in Grasmere. St Oswald’s has a fine musical reputation and is home to the annual Grasmere Rushbearing.

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THE CORONATION: We shall hold King Charles and the Royal Family in our Prayers during worship next Sunday morning 7th May at 11.00am. You will be very welcome.

Almighty God, the fountain of all goodness, bless our Sovereign Lord, King Charles and all who are in authority under him; that they may order all things in wisdom and equity, righteousness and peace, to the honour of your name and the good of your Church and people; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.


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