Cartmel Priory, Cartmel

There’s a special feeling you get the first moment you enter a church. And with its 800-year-old history, stunning architecture and fascinating heritage, Cartmel Priory gives you a feeling that will last long after you’ve left.

Steeped in culture and rich with history, the Priory is found at the very heart of Cartmel village, surrounded by picturesque English countryside, and gives a warm welcome to everyone who comes to experience it.

Exploring the Priory is different for everyone. Some visitors marvel at the ancient architecture, some discover hidden mysteries within its motifs and carvings, others just sit and absorb the Priory’s peaceful atmosphere.

Over the centuries the Priory has witnessed war, peace, raids and ruin, but still remains a building of greatness and enduring beauty. A story 800 years in the writing, still being written today.
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  • After the struggle to get there well worth the visit. Very hospitable volunteer who gave us some very interesting facts . The walk back to grange was a struggle though ...  more »
  • Beautiful old church, steeped in history. As you enter you feel the serenity and specialness of the church. Small gift shop. Surprise was the sheep and lambs grazing in the churchyard.  more »
  • So much history in such a beautiful place. The peace and calm to be found here is amazing. Incredible setting and so much to take in...second visit will be needed!  more »
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  • Lovely stain glass windows - worth a visit!
  • A beautiful church and the vicar and congregation are lovely xx
  • Went for sticky toffee pudding but was drawn into this beautiful church,Just exquisite .
  • This has to be 1 of the most beautiful churches in the North West. As a Wedding photographer i have been inside many throughout the NW and can saftley say you will not be disappointed. Take your cameras.
  • Steeped in prayer and history......humbling and evocative.

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