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Cartmel Priory

Priest Lane, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6PU, England
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Delightful

We went to church yesterday(mothering sunday) morning. When we are up in Cartmel we always make a... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
threegggs
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Beautiful

I really enjoyed visiting this beautiful churchhighly recommend it did not expect it to be so... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Jennifer C
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Beautiful Mediaeval Church
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Priest Lane, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6PU, England
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We went to church yesterday(mothering sunday) morning. When we are up in Cartmel we always make a point of attending one of the services. You are always given a warm welcome and you immediately feel at home. The vicar Nick Devenish always makes a point...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed visiting this beautiful churchhighly recommend it did not expect it to be so interesting

Thank Jennifer C
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Even if you’ve visited 100’s of religious buildings, like us, this one is still worth a look. We weren’t offered a tour despite there being 3 friendly people manning the entrance area. However we were happy to follow the self guided leaflet we were handed....More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This is quite possibly the nicest church I’ve ever visited. Even though it was a Sunday, a very kind gentleman gave us a guided tour before the church service, and very informative it was. Definitely worth a visit

Thank PeterTCheshire
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Priory with long and interesting history. Free to enter but suggested donation of £5 per family (you can even donate by credit card). Well worth a walk round outside and inside, the stained glass windows are beautiful.

Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Visited cartmel on New year's eve and called into the priory to take a look. Wow very impresive and was greeted by a gentleman who was very friendly and informative. Well worth a visit.

Thank suebyrom
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

The Priory’s History goes back to the year 1189, but there is a lot of interesting history as to how it was damaged and additional parts built. We visited on the day they were starting to put Up Christmas decorations, unfortunately we did not see...More

Thank OldBear
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

A must to see inn Cartmel with its ancient origins and its medieval extensions yet on a very human scale

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

This is a must if you are in the area. We had a warm welcome from one of the volunteers who was very knowledgeable about the features of interest..and there is an awful lot of interest to see in the church! The design of the...More

Thank Christopher D
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Situated in the lovely villiage of Cartmel, the medieval priory is well worth a visit. It brims history, from the 12th century oak timbered roof, traceried windows and tomb of Lord Harrington, the 15th century stained glass window, choir screen and misericords, the 19th century...More

Thank marion542017
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Response from westy7777 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it's approximately 10 minutes, if you don't stop at too many shops on the way!
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