Grasmere, Cumbria (near Ambleside)

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Grasmere, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

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, (...Read full memory)