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.
News and Events
Sunday 28th March 2020
The Peace of the Lord be with you…. Greetings from Margaret and me.
Special Greetings to John and Sonia Rickman on their recent 55th Wedding Anniversary!
I do hope this finds you all in good form. I’m hearing so many good things about the way people are keeping in touch and looking after one another. The resilience and good humour throughout the community is very heartening. As of yesterday, the Archbishops instructed the clergy to remain at home, in line with the Government’s guidance. Extraordinary times indeed!
Worship and Prayer
You will be very much aware by now that Worship in Church has been suspended. This is a cause of much sorrow; but nonetheless, there are significant blessings too. More…
St. Oswald’s Flower Festival, August 1st – 5th.