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Grasmere - and the wider Lake District - has a long history of inspiring art and literature. Grasmere continues to encourage people to carry that tradition forward in new and creative ways.

Visitors can explore the cultural history of the area, or indeed their own personal creativity, during their stay. It is well-worth staying that little bit longer in order to do this.

Some Grasmere locations that might be of interest are:

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A green spreading circle of mountains embosoms Grasmere lake, and beyond, a wider range rises in amphitheatre... (Ann Radcliffe, 1795)


For fascinating insights into the lives and work of William Wordsworth and other writers in the Romantic tradition. Visit Dove Cottage, the Museum, and finish up in the on-site Cafe for refreshments...

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