Grasmere, Cumbria (near Ambleside)

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Grasmere, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Grasmere

Historic Maps of Grasmere and the local area.

Memories of Grasmere
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Read and share your memories of Grasmere itself or of a particular photo of Grasmere.

During the Second World War my family lived in Liverpool. My parents decided it was much too dangerous for me so I was evacuated to a small school being run in an old house called Kelbarrow overlooking the lake. My best friend there was a girl called Eva. I loved every minute there. We went walks on the fell behind the house, and around the village. Because it was wartime there were no tourists coming to the village and ...see more