Grasmere, Cumbria

Grasmere is a village in the Lake District of Cumbria, England, lying beside the lake of the same name.

It is famous as the home of the poet William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy at Dove Cottage:-

Dove Cottage, Grasmere

Dove Cottage was later also home to Thomas De Quincey, author of Confessions of an English Opium-Eater.

Side view:-

Grasmere, Dove Cottage

Side of house and garden:-

Dove Cottage, Grasmere Side Garden

Part of back garden:-

Dove Cottage back garden 1

Wordsworth’s bedroom:-

William Wordsworth's  bedroom 1

Wordsworth's Bedroom, Dove Cottage, Grasmere

Sitting room of Dove Cottage:-

inside Dove Cottage  sitting room 1

inside Dove  Cottage sitting room

Back room:-

Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Back Room

The graves of the Wordsworths are in the local cemetery:-

Wordsworth graves

For the Great War Armistice anniversary some of the local lampposts were adorned with large poppies commemorating lads from the local school killed in the Great War.

Hero Oswald Hillerns:-

Poppy on Streetlight, Grasmere

Henry Bowness Johnson:-

Streetlight Poppy, Grasmere

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