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The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop

Church Cottage, Grasmere LA22 9SW, England
+44 15394 35428
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Gingerbread stop

The BEST gingerbread ever, had three pieces in 5 minutes! Can’t wait to come back and get some for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sally C
via mobile
Not really gingerbread

Definitely a biscuit. And quite a hard one at that. Watch your gnashers. Tastes nice enough... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lesley_C_F
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 09:15 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Church Cottage, Grasmere LA22 9SW, England
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+44 15394 35428
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The BEST gingerbread ever, had three pieces in 5 minutes! Can’t wait to come back and get some for gifts as really nicely wrapped & cheap too :)

Thank Sally C
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Definitely a biscuit. And quite a hard one at that. Watch your gnashers. Tastes nice enough though. Shop smells divine. Just don’t expect lovely moist gooey er - gingerbread.

Thank Lesley_C_F
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This tiny establishment offers 'the world famous' Sarah Nelson's Gingerbread and other confectionery. Not quite knowing how the Sarah Nelson gingerbread differed from other gingerbread available, it was a pleasant surprise when we we finally nibbled our purchase. The product is a cross between a...More

Thank John5550
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A visit to Grasmere is NOT complete without visiting the wonderful shop. It may be small but the staff are brilliant at making you feel welcome. The smell of gingerbread is lovely and there's all kinds of gifts and souvenirs to choose from. I always...More

Thank andybell123
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You just have to visit this really charming little shop. The staff were very friendly and helpful, even allowing me this cheeky photo whilst queues out the door. Ginger bread biscuits yummy and left with a smile on my face

Thank Caroline S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited last week whilst in Grasmere.This quaint little shop apparently was a school.A fairly large queue but didn't have to wait long.Mouthwatering, as you can smell it whilst you are waiting.The Gingerbread is sold in individual pieces and in packs or even in tins.The staff...More

Thank lizziebach
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We heard people raving about this place so made a special trip. Sweet village with a wonderful church - do pop in there. Shop is quant with very friendly staff. We bought packs of their product as gifts, with high expectations. However, when we tried...More

Thank VINDEN G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying in the lake district? Put a visit here on your must do list. Located in the old school house once you enter you get that divine smell, you don't mind being in a queue. Great friendly service selling a product that is quite simply...More

Thank Tony L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The best gingerbread in the world! In the most stunning setting in the UK. A must visit for anyone - love love love!!

Thank sarah b
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely inviting shop and good stock of gingerbread and fudge. Well run despite being so small. Friendly staff. Great to read about the history of the shop on the wall.

Thank Stallis
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Amandajaneg80
27 March 2018|
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Response from CigarCharlie | Reviewed this property |
The opening hours are 9:15 - 5:30 Monday to Saturday and 12:30 - 5:30 on Sunday. If you need bank holiday opening hours or would like to double check call the shop on 015394 35428.
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Andrea S
8 January 2018|
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Response from 988helen | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know how many calories are in it but if you’re worried about your calorie intake then maybe this gingerbread isn’t for you 🤣
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Heather L
12 September 2017|
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Response from Sb70brotton | Reviewed this property |
it's a tiny shop you can only get a couple of people in it at a time and there was a biggish queue to get in when we were there so I would probably say no to been dog friendly
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