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Visiting Cartmel Priory

Free to go into, a warm welcome from the shop steward just inside the South Door and a free simple... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elizabeth C
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If you are in Cartmel you must visit the Priory - it is really beautiful. We were there ion a sunny... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Skipton, United Kingdom
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Beautiful Mediaeval Church
Priest Lane, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6PU, England
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All reviews well worth a visit the stained glass windows steeped in history old church beautiful church gift shop magna carta choir stalls pretty village impressive building guided tour small village peaceful place lots of history interesting features lovely place to visit south lakes
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Free to go into, a warm welcome from the shop steward just inside the South Door and a free simple souvenir guide to help you to navigate your way around the Priory with the points of interest highlighted in each part of the Church. If...More

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Cartmel you must visit the Priory - it is really beautiful. We were there ion a sunny day and it was a delight with the stained glass

Thank JonnyandGilly
Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped in here while staying near Cartmel and were amazed at the size and grandeur of the place. It is like a cathedral in a small village! Beautiful church, particularly light and airy. Although they do have amazing stained glass windows, some of the...More

Thank fillyk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cartmel Priory is a gem - the height, the light, the glass, the space. Beautifully cared for, it is an oasis of peace.

Thank BarbaraAnn37
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying locally and to pas the time we popped into Cartmel. I wasn't expecting such a grand building. It is huge and very impressive. Well worth a visit

Thank Russ_Hore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So glad to have visited this and many thanks to the lady running the shop as a volunteer for all the information. It has a wonderful history and in my opinion much improved by the removal of the pews.

Thank Alan L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited with my wife in June of this year and it was an hour well spent. The priory is full of atmosphere and it’s good to walk round and read the inscriptions in the graves on the floor and the inscriptions on the walls....More

Thank NCarlin1891
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing place full of history and beauty. Wonderful peaceful atmosphere with plenty to look at. Light a candle, browse the gift shop or just soak in the historical beauty of the place!

Thank Joanna B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To get the most of of a tour you need to go on a guided tour. You also need to be prepared for it to over run the 45 minute estimate! Our guide allowed himself to be side tracked by a couple of over enthusiastic...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Walked to priory from grange over sands. It took an hour but weather was pleasant. Priory is free but donations wecome. Peaceful atmosphere.

Thank margaret r
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15 May 2017|
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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 ..