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Cartmel Priory

Priest Lane, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6PU, England
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Peaceful and interesting

This Priory is over 800 years old and is in good repair, still in full use on Sundays and some... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Mike M
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Poole, United Kingdom
Fascinating and peaceful. Lovely location

Have visited the priory on a number of occasions when staying in the South Lakes (usually Grange... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
Chris S
,
Bolton, United Kingdom
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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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"well worth a visit"
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"beautiful church"
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"the stained glass windows"
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"steeped in history"
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"old church"
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"gift shop"
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"magna carta"
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"choir stalls"
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"guided tour"
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"small village"
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"peaceful place"
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"pretty village"
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"interesting building"
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"east window"
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"interesting place to visit"
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"south lakes"
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

This Priory is over 800 years old and is in good repair, still in full use on Sundays and some weekdays. Well worth a visit.

Thank Mike M
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Have visited the priory on a number of occasions when staying in the South Lakes (usually Grange). Large, tranquil and well maintained. If you like visiting the great churches in the UK this definitely one to visit. Cartmel is a small place so the priory...More

Thank Chris S
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Lovely visit to Cartmel Priory beautiful stained glass windows steeped in history very well maintained knowledgeable volunteers.

Thank Samantha G
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Attended a wedding in this incredible venue. Well maintained and the village backdrop is sublime. Easy to get to. With various hostelries in the village to choose from

Thank chris h
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Visited Cartmel village fir the day and the magnificent Priory is a stunning building. Steeped in history and beautifully preserved we spent over an hour taking in the serenity of the place. Beautiful large stained glass windows, a magnificent organ playing and a time to...More

Thank Dave M
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. Interesting building with some Pilgrimage of Grace history. Very welcoming building, pleasant stained glass windows. Very friendly staff in the little shop, and nice selection of gifts and items.

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Beautiful stained glass and wood cravings. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and he made it a great experience .

Thank waldshut
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Never fails to amaze me how this building is maintained in such a great (stunning) state, & staffed by knowledgeable, friendly people. It's a beautiful church in a lovely village - simple as that.

Thank John R
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

That Carmel Priory is a very nice and magnificent Church or Chapel , very well looked after although in very much need of cash flow to keep this standard of upkeep going , I would recommend a visit .

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Certainly a wonderful experience to visit this historic structure in all its magnificence and think about the many lives it has influenced over the generations. What I didn't like was the notice half way around suggesting a minimum of £5 donation per person. In seeing...More

Thank Dagwoodbilly
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hilfor
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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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