We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cartmel Medieval Village Priory

Old Town Square, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, England
+44 15395 36758
Save
Review Highlights
for some 60 years a local around these parts. The peace of the sweet youth I recall

The Priory stands sentinel to a time long gone. It is England as it was .Not gilded just as slow... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kevin P
Cartmel Priory.

Visited for Morning service on Trinity Sunday The Book of Common Prayer was used.- lovely to read... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
ChristineTL
,
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Read all 66 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
Old Town Square, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, England
CONTACT
+44 15395 36758
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
Reviews (66)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Priory stands sentinel to a time long gone. It is England as it was .Not gilded just as slow and original as ever it was in days of days before Kings became but dust. It has the fell of history in its very stones...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Visited for Morning service on Trinity Sunday The Book of Common Prayer was used.- lovely to read those meaningful words as they were written. Very friendly parishioners and Vicar. I understand they organise parties with a guide.. hopefully next time.

Thank ChristineTL
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is a lovely village to walk around and very accessable. This arch is great piece of history right in the middle of the village, just off the square.

1  Thank DenRamsden
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This building never fails to impress those who stumble upon it when they visit Cartmel village. The reaction is of awe and astonishment. Why such a huge village church? What is its history? How did it survive the Dissolution of the monasteries in 1536? Why...More

Thank janecarter2015
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We went to see Cartmel, having heard about it and having driving so often along the A590 so many times and not bothering to go - see. Well worth the detour. Cartmel, with it's racecourse and Priory has to be seen to be believed. The...More

Thank Inspector2Cumbria
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We visited Cartmel Priory as we were in Cartmel, as opposed to making a specific journey to the priory. There is no entry fee as such, but a donation of £5 per person/family is suggested! It is a nice little priory but not lots to...More

Thank SLeeH
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Such a wonderful place. You can actually feel the spirits of those who've gone before. The wrong way round tower adds curiosity. If you're easily spooked the skull engraved grave markers in the nave and aisles are effective in reminding us of where we'll be...More

Thank beaminster
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We had to go through this Medieval Archway quite a few times. It's owned by the National Trust....but not other information posted!

Thank Gerry B
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Lovely old Priory with an interesting history. There are guided tours which I think would be worthwhile although we did not go on one so I cannot comment on the content. Very old graves tho most of the graveyard is fenced off

Thank anon551746
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Gorgous village lovely shops and pubs, church etc went to Cartmel races. Fantastic day out great for all the family.

Thank angelam1234
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Harry's Cafe Bar
70 reviews
1.29 km away
The Crown Country Inn
135 reviews
1.72 km away
L'Enclume
2,124 reviews
3.13 km away
Cartmel Village Shop
380 reviews
3.23 km away
Nearby Attractions
Yew Tree Barn
96 reviews
1.29 km away
Lakeland Segway
356 reviews
3.69 km away
Lakeside & Haverthwaite Steam Railway
657 reviews
5.82 km away
Lakeland Motor Museum
1,044 reviews
5.90 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cartmel Medieval Village Priory staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit