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Established in 1854. Grasmere Gingerbread was invented in 1854 by Victorian creator cook Sarah Nelson who mixed and baked her spicy-sweet chewy concoction inside her neat Church Cottage home - now The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop - and sold it to...more
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I am not particularly fond of ginger or gingerbread. My wife however is the opposite.
I do have to admit, I am kind of converted as the gingerbread here is excellent.
If visiting Grasmere, I am afraid you have to pop in and buy some....More
We actually knew nothing about the shop until we were passing through and saw the queues out the door. The gingerbread is unlike any gingerbread I've had before! full of flavour and definitely somewhere we'll stop by again on our next visit to the lakes.
Delightful, quaint shop the size of a postage stamp. Entering the shop, you get an immediate waft of the baking. The gingerbread is like none I've had before and quite simply delicious! Pop in early to avoid the queues but if there is a queue,...More
On our last morning in Grasmere we popped in after an early morning walk up silver how. There was quite a queue but having tasted my purchases on my return home it was easy to see why.
Quaint old shop and staff in period outfits....More
There can be few greater pleasures in life than visiting the Lake District - Tourists visiting Wordsworth's grave are seduced by glorious aromas created from within 'The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop' - I strongly recommend the purchase of their standard Gingerbread block to add to your...More
We visit here every time we are in the Lake District. The shop is quaint and interesting and also smells amazing. Best to go early as queues can be long and the shop is tiny as it is an old building. The gingerbread tastes amazing.
On arrival in Grasmere we could smell the gingerbread straight away. Upon visiting we met a lovely lady who gave us the heads up on what to buy. We got two 6 pieces and some broken bits. They’re incredible and so gooey.
Definitely worth a...More