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Tour of priory and concert

Walking around the inside of cartmel priory, you can't fail to be impressed, its a stunning... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
nigel m
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Lovely place

We recently visited this priory due to it been near flookburgh although some where shut inside due... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
Barton, United Kingdom
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Beautiful Mediaeval Church
Priest Lane, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6PU, England
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All reviewswell worth a visitsteeped in historythe stained glass windowsbeautiful churchold churchgift shopmagna cartachoir stallspretty villageimpressive buildingsmall villageguided tourpeaceful placelots of historyinteresting featureslovely place to visitsouth lakes
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Walking around the inside of cartmel priory, you can't fail to be impressed, its a stunning building with an incredible history We revisited the priory in the evening for a strings concert with a trio called Blue Topaz, great concert in a stunning setting with...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

We recently visited this priory due to it been near flookburgh although some where shut inside due to work had a lovely walk around inside

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Reviewed 25 May 2018

Of all the attractions in the Lake District I think Cartmell, with its stunning Priory is my favourite. The Priory, dating from the 12th century, is amazing, and numbers amongst its historical figure William the Marshall, arguably England's greatest knight. The whole village is as...More

1  Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely church, packed full of history, and a gloriously peaceful churchyard to sit, reflect, think about loved ones past and present, and chat to the grazing sheep, all with a Southern Lakes backdrop.

1  Thank 1southwold
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Beautiful old priory with an extremely interesting history, well worth a visit. The village is quaint with some lovely shops.

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Recently visited beautiful Cartmel village and had a free tour of Cartmel priory.The village and especially the priory are well worth visiting. The prioryhas beatiful stained glass windows and lovely carvings.Absolutely worth a visit.

Thank June L
Reviewed 20 April 2018

A lovely priory with beautiful stained glass windows. Gift Shop and Book shop. They have tours twice a day on some days- please check- You can spend about an hour here. Man in Gift Shop was very knowledgable

Thank bunnySouthport
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Massive because of its history is this parish church. Fascinating to spend an hour looking around or a quick 20 minute using their really good little highlights guide. All the staff we came across made us feel really welcome and pointed out things we might...More

1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 15 April 2018

This really is a beautiful church in a lovely village. It also has a good gift shop and the staff and volunteers are so friendly and helpful and very knowledgeable about the building. Well worth a visit.

Thank AnneChester
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

The priory is a beautiful old church worth popping into if you are in cartmel. It smelt incredible as they had recently decorated the church with flowers!

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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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Sorry I cycled there from Kendal ..