The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop (Sarah Nelson's), Grasmere

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Taste famous Grasmere Gingerbread, and ponder the ingredients of its secret recipe at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop (Sarah Nelson's). Catch a whiff of daily fresh-baked gingerbread, as well as the shop's homemade fudges. Soak up a little bit of history in the small shop with a history of famous admirers--among them William Wordsworth, Tom Cruise, and Nicole Kidman. Beware that imitations are many, and authentic Grasmere Gingerbread can only be bought in-store or online from the store's own website. Our Grasmere online trip itinerary planner makes visiting The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop (Sarah Nelson's) and other Grasmere attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • August 21, 2017
    Let your nostrils guide you and you will never lose your way!!! The iconic shop is a must visit for the delicious gingerbread they sell. Be ready to queue up to get in. Tip: Please do not ask for "gin...  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    The smell of the gingerbread cooking will draw you into this quaint little shop where the staff are dressed in period costumes. There is often a line up to buy the gingerbread, it's that popular, but ...  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    Picked up some beautiful gingerbread and gifts whilst visiting Grasmere. The aroma that eminates from the little quaint shop/kitchen is fantastic....situated just infront of the beautiful daffodil gar...  more »
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  • Grasmere Gingerbread is an institution. It's like manna from above and should be included as part of the '5 a day'. The shop is quaint and has maintained its authenticity and the products are well priced.
  • Great gingerbread. ..very popular little shop..very much a tourist attraction in a tourist hot spot. ..if you like ginger you will love this.
  • The rain won't put me off, for got the taste of the gingerbread. Best taste ever
  • Really quaint building. Very friendly staff. The BEST gingerbread anywhere.
  • Delicious gingerbread, a must have for the walks, snacks at home or for a gift. The shop is very small so you need to queue outside but once inside, it's lovely and the service is quick.

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