Cartmel, an ancient medieval village on the fringes of the Lake District, close to the vast expanse of Morecambe Bay, is quite rightly famous for its picture postcard streets, 12th century Priory and it’s noble patron, William Marshall, the First Earl of Pembroke – the architect of the Magna Carta and faithful servant to five English Kings.

Cartmel and Our Surroundings

If you are staying with us, and want to walk around into different cool places
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Cartmel Priory

Cartmel Priory is steeped in history, dating back over 800 years. Having gone through periods of ruin and transformation, its architecture and rich heritage make it an fascinating visit in the heart of Cartmel.

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Cartmel Lakeland Segway

Providing segway tours around the beautiful Holker Estate starting from the Cartmel Racecourse car park.

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Lakes Distillery

The Lakes Distillery can be found in a renovated old Victorian farmstead on the shore of Bassenthwaite Lake. Producing award-winning whiskey and gin using Lake District water, the state of the art distillery is definitely worth a visit.

Outside Cartmel

Cumbria has a lot to offer including the most Michelin star restaurants in a county within the UK
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Holker Hall & Gardens Café

Holker Hall & Gardens, is a stunning country house estate situated amidst rolling fells and beautiful countryside. Enjoy the Courtyard Café's indoor or outdoor seating, offering seasonal dishes and delightful homemade bakes.

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Lakes Aquarium

Lakes Aquarium is situated in the picturesque area of Lakeside on the shores of Windermere. It’s home to a wide array of creatures from local freshwater and marine fish to reptiles and amphibians.

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Lakeside and Haverthwaite Steam Train

A traditional steam train, taking passengers on a unique journey to the tip of Windermere. Established in 1973, The Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway has remained a family-run business ever since.

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The World of Beatrix Potter

The World of Beatrix Potter is a family attraction in Windermere which brings to life the Lake District author’s famous tales.

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Windermere cruises

Enjoy unrivalled views of the fells and surrounding scenery on a cruise on England's largest lake.

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Lakeland Motor Museum

Here thousands of classic cars, motorcycles, bicycles and automobiles are housed in a beautiful riverside location just a few miles from Cartmel.

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Grasmere Ginger Bread

The much-loved Grasmere Gingerbread® was invented 1854 by local cook Sarah Nelson. Now famous worldwide, this unique spicy-sweet treat is a mix of biscuit and cake. Today, the two cafes, one in Grasmere and the other in Hawkshead, are run by third-generation owners Joanne and Andrew Hunter.

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Grizedale Forest Go Ape

Grizedale Forest Go Ape offers five exciting treetop experiences for all ages, including zip wires and segway tours.

Rogan and co Biketreks Grizendale Bike Rent


Biketreks offer a range of bikes to hire in the picturesque Grizedale forest. From electric to manual, there are options for all abilities.

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Leighton Moss RSPB

Leighton Moss is the largest reed bed in north-west England and is home to a wide range of wildlife including otters, bearded tits, marsh harriers, egrets and red deer.

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Levens Hall and Gardens

Located at the gateway to the Lake District National Park, Levens Hall is an Elizabethan house with a beautifully landscaped garden. It is home to the world's oldest topiary gardens.