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.