Grasmere Gingerbread Shop

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Grasmere Gingerbread was not always as well known around the world as it is today. Indeed, it was developed by an unsuspecting Sarah Nelson, a hardworking house maid turned entrepreneur.

It was sometime in the winter of 1854 that Sarah perfected her gingerbread recipe and started to sell it to local villagers. The reputation for the spicy-sweet chewy biscuit/cake soon spread and, thanks to the Victorian tourist boom, the Gingerbread travelled far and wide.

The shop also sells award-winning rum butter and a range of ginger-themed foodstuffs.

Contacting The Shop

Grasmere Ginger Bread Shop,
Church Cottage,
A22 9SW

015394 35428

Finding The Grasmere Ginger Bread Shop

The tiny Grasmere Ginger Bread Shop can be found in the heart of Grasmere, located next to St Oswald’s Churchyard. There is limited parking directly outside the shop though car parking is available in and around Grasmere village.

Other Attractions Nearby

Other local attractions close to The World of Beatrix Potter include:

Dove Cottage - Grasmere
Rydal Mount & Gardens - Rydal
The Armit Museum - Ambleside

Nearby English Lakes Hotels

English Lakes hotels in the nearby area:

Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa - Windermere