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Stood the test of time

Massive structure, been there since 1188. Lovely stone glass windows, great wooden carvings. Very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Paul H
Stockport, United Kingdom
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Arch in centre of charming village.

Narrow streets, several pubs, lots of cute and specialist shops, gentrified by Simon Rogan. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Douglas, United Kingdom
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Old Town Square, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Massive structure, been there since 1188. Lovely stone glass windows, great wooden carvings. Very peaceful and worth a visit if you are in the area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paul H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Narrow streets, several pubs, lots of cute and specialist shops, gentrified by Simon Rogan. The Arch of the old Priory stands in the centre of the village, a gate to one of the streets off the square.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank johnwQ1928NJ
Reviewed 22 October 2018

What a lovely place to visit. The priory was amazing and I am so glad we came here. Such an unusual building, it was stunning. Haven't seen anything like it before. A quick stop over but somewhere I would like to see again.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

a wonderful place to stroll around, with a stream running through the village centre and fascinating old properties all around. Lots of hotels and cafes.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank robinhenshaw
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Having been to this wonderful village quite a lot over the last 10 years the Priory just gets better and better. The church is embracing how we all live. Having taken out the back pews it’s giving the church space to develop its potential We...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank threegggs
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We were given a Groupon voucher for a bit day treat. On arriving at the cavendish arms we were surprised to find we were staying across the square down a alley and up a metal staircase. Lovely large room and bed but no shower.I have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Maybe better known for its race course this village offers far more for the visitor. A great church adjacent to a small Abbey just of the high street. The high street is full of small restaurants hotels and artisan stores including a brewery. It is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Ken N
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We popped into the village in the afternoon there are some lovely looking village pubs. There is some fantastic looking buildings to looks at and small little lanes weaving through. My misses and daughter went in a the gift shops. We stocked up on some...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank philipjay33
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Staying nearby to the Cartmel village shops, we visited one afternoon when we had some spare time. Visited the local shops, gift shops and cheese shop. All shops had lovely unique & quirky gifts. Set in a fantastic location & a wide variety of pubs...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Abi2503
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Stayed for 2 nights at The Cavendish Arms. Lovely friendly staff, and good food. The Breakfasts were lovely although the buffet arrangement could be a lot better. The village itself is very pretty with the historic priory and old inns in the village square. Not...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank ktowse
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