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The fairest place on earth Jun 09, 2005
Another of the stops in the Lake District National Park was in the small town of Grasmere. With a population of around a thousand, most of this community is seen along the main road. Shops and eating establishments and a gingerbread shop are the main part of this lazy little town. The little church of St. Oswald is located just around a small bend in the road past the small stone bridge about fifty yards on up the way. This small 13th century church has been updated and is still used today. And in the rear where the cemetery grounds are located you will find the family burial site of the famous poet William Wordsworth. He has been credited with saying that Grasmere is “the loveliest spot that man has ever found.” While we were there in the spring with the green grass and flowers blooming it was hard to disagree. :)
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