Hawkshead Grammar School
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
The most famous pupil of the school was poet William Wordsworth, who attended here with his brother, John. Desks that have been heavily carved by the schoolboys, including the Wordsworths, can be seen in the old schooroom on the ground floor.
The grammar school is located in the centre of the village, just below the church.
About Hawkshead Grammar School
Address: Main Street, Hawkshead, Lake District, Cumbria, England, LA22 0NT
Attraction Type: Historic Building
Location: Located just below the parish church. A very short walk from the main visitor car park in Hawkshead.
Website: Hawkshead Grammar School
Photo Credit: David Ross and Britain Express
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