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Cartmel Priory

Priest Lane, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6PU, England
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Ancient Splendour

Actually the Church of St.Mary and St.Michael,it has stood here for over 800 years,although its... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
IAN W
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St Helens, United Kingdom
Definitely worth a look

We visit all and every kind of church we see, and this one is definitely worth a look, though I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Viggenboy
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Ipswich, 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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"steeped in history"
in 24 reviews
"the stained glass windows"
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"beautiful church"
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"old church"
in 17 reviews
"gift shop"
in 20 reviews
"magna carta"
in 16 reviews
"pretty village"
in 11 reviews
"choir stalls"
in 10 reviews
"guided tour"
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"peaceful place"
in 8 reviews
"small village"
in 20 reviews
"interesting building"
in 7 reviews
"east window"
in 6 reviews
"interesting place to visit"
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"lots of history"
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"race course"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Actually the Church of St.Mary and St.Michael,it has stood here for over 800 years,although its been added to over the centuries,it is still a magnificent monolith which has had Norman influences.It also contains the tomb of the first Lord Harington(1347) and his wife.Well worth a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit all and every kind of church we see, and this one is definitely worth a look, though I wouldn't go out of my way just to see it. Highlights (for me) are the Norman stonework and the misericords, and the unique height and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A superb, tranquil experience. Splendid, ancient building, beautifully restored. Great welcome from the volunteer by the entrance. A must visit when visiting the pretty village of Cartmel.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much history to take in and an incredible building to see and absorb the atmosphere. Made so much better by an extremely well informed gentleman on the premises who kept us very well informed.

Thank Marty K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have taken visitors to the Abbey many times and enjoyed the peace and tranquility of the Abbey and grounds. Never fails to impress but this time it was even better. They have a 3D video experience now, showing you a little of the history of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The priory is stunning and we were welcomed with our little dog at the door by some volunteers.It is a beautiful building and well worth the drive. The village is pretty with a selection of tea shops and gifts.

Thank maggie w
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food..... homemade beef and ale pie was to die for. Customer service was excellent. Taking my mum and auntie out for the day next week and plan to call in and treat them before we drive back to Liverpool.

Thank deb b
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been before we knew what to expect. It was worth a second visit. Afterwards we went round Cartmel itself and can recommend their famous sticky toffee pudding.I had cream with mine and my wife had ice cream.

Thank albert p
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cartmel is one of the most beautifully located priories and the village itself is most charming. The misericords in the church are fantastic, look out for the king with thre faces.

Thank Ulrike M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful priory to visit when in Cartmel. Lots of history. Well worth a visit and lovely places to eat.

Thank Heather C
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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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Shelley T
21 January 2016|
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Response from Bill S | Reviewed this property |
As far as I am aware, not yet. Matters like this seem to occur on repeat days , so log into the 2015 website and make notes from there. Or E mail them direct. Sincere regards Bill
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