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.

Recent News

Welcome to St. Oswald’s new website, bringing you News, Events, History and More!

St Oswald’s Church has been shortlisted for the John Betjeman Award for excellence in building conservation. More..

Continued care and repair… More…

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