Things to Do Near The Forest Side Grasmere Gingerbread Shop

Within easy reach of the Forest Side, the village of Grasmere is just another wonderful location to visit in the Lake District. Grasmere famous for its associations with Wordsworth also has a foodie secret up its sleeve in the form of Grasmere Gingerbread, created by Sarah Nelson back in 1854.

These days you will often find an eager throng of visitors outside the shop busily inhaling the aroma of freshly made Gingerbread, clamouring to get their hands on the unique, spicy-sweet cross between a biscuit and cake…

Run by third generation owners Joanne and Andrew Hunter, the Gingerbread shop has garnered universal acclaim for its unique tasty products. Alongside Gingerbread, they also produce rum butter, toffee, chocolates, Kendal Mint Cake, ginger beer and much more.

A Great Day Out about Grasmere

  • Visit Grasmere Gingerbread during your stay at the Forest Side hotel

Key Information

  • Only a 15-minute walk from The Forest Side
  • Open Monday – Saturday, 9.15am – 5.30pm, Sunday 12.30pm – 5.30pm
  • Great stop on your tour of the Lakes

Prices and Booking

Grasmere Gingerbread Shop


Gingerbread ranges from £3.50 for six pieces, to £6.70 for 12 pieces

You can even buy a years’ supply for £125!

Hampers, toffee selections and chocolate boxes are also available


Grasmere Gingerbread
Church Cottage
LA22 9SW

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