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Hawkshead Grammar School in Hawkshead, Cumbria, England was founded in 1585 by Archbishop Edwin Sandys, of York, who petitioned a charter from Queen Elizabeth I to set up a governing body. The early School taught Latin, Greek and sciences, including arithmetic and geometry. Although the School closed in 1909, the building functions today as Hawkshead Grammar School Museum and is open to the public.Work out when and for how long to visit Hawkshead Grammar School and other Ambleside attractions using our handy Ambleside tour planner.
The building is Grade II* listed
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Hawkshead Grammar School Reviews
William Wordsworth's school - but of interest regardless of the famous pupil. Guided tour by someone who appeared to genuinely enjoy his job. Hawkshead is a village worth visiting but you should... more »
Unexpectedly inexpensive tour conducted by a knowledgeable and delightful fellow who made the history of the school come alive. Established in 1585 and attended by William Wordsworth - a trove of... more »
Well worth a visit. Really interesting and informative tour. Worth more than the £2.50 entry. Definitely recommend to anyone passing thru Hawkshead.
Great guide, most impressive
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