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

The Annual Review of the Church Electoral Roll will take place during February.

The word LENT comes from an ancient word meaning ‘Spring’. This season of the year is given to us as a springtime for our faith – an opportunity to consider prayerfully how we may become more open to the good work which God has begun within us.

As we begin to think about the special ways we might enter into the Lenten season you may wish to consider these events which are available this year.

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