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About Grasmere

Grasmere’s status as one of the Lakes’ loveliest holiday destinations was assured by William Wordsworth and the Lakes poets who found plenty of inspiration amongst the gentle waters, green fields and craggy fells surrounding the village. Wordsworth himself described it as "the loveliest spot that man hath ever found." Visit the writer’s beautiful Dove Cottage close to the shore of the lake and you will find it hard to disagree.

Holiday cottages in Grasmere aren’t just perfect for those looking for gentle relaxation and unrivalled tranquillity, however. The village is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts looking to hike and climb amongst the region’s most stunning scenery – including the iconic ‘The Lion and the Lamb’ atop Helm Crag or Easedale Tarn. Alternatively, exploring the village’s calendar of seasonal events or its fantastic artisan produce is an equally wonderful way of spending your time on holiday in Grasmere – and part of the reason it’s such a popular all-year round destination.

Inspire: Grasmere Holiday Articles

The Lakes and Cumbria’s Loveliest Locations

Make some memories where majestic mountains meet shimmering lakes. The South and Central Lakes are an ideal base to explore the National Park and beyond. Cumbria Tourism offer their expert insight on some of the best and most beautiful Lake District locations to visit.

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Exploring the Lakes - Day 2

Our good fortune continues into Day 2 of our Lakes exploration: with searing summer heat and blue skies greeting us as we stop off at Sizergh Barn for breakfast on the way to Windermere.

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The Great British Lake Off

There’s nowhere quite like the Lake District: a breathtaking region offering some of the country’s finest and most iconic views. This is a place where gorgeous lakes occupy centre stage, surrounded by the scooped out valleys, famous fells and imposing peaks of this deservedly popular National Park.

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Literary Locations

Celebrated for its vast and awesome bodies of water surrounded by majestic fells, Lakeland’s other claim to worldwide fame are the writers and luminaries, who were excited and influenced by its wonderful landscapes.

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