Wasdale – St Olaf’s Church

 
Grid Ref NY 188087

 
Wasdale - St Olaf's Church.
The smallest church near the deepest lake and the highest mountain in England. This little church is set amidst yew trees in the Viking fields of Wasdale.
 
Wasdale - St Olaf's Church.
 
In the churchyard are the graves of many climbers who died on the surrounding fells. The roof beams are thought to have come from Viking ships. The churchwardens’ staves have a Herdwick ram’s head on one, and a ewe’s head on the other.
 
Wasdale Head.
 
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