Cartmel is a medieval village, famous for the 12th Century Cartmel Priory which displays beautiful stained glass windows, modern sculptures, and ancient choir stalls. This village is also famous for the Cartmel Sticky Toffee Pudding which originally began in the Cartmel Village Shop, located in the characterful market square.
The narrow streets of Cartmel attract people from all around the country with its interesting buildings and nearby scenic walks and trails which provide picturesque views.
Not forgetting Cartmel racecourse which holds a variety of events throughout the year.
Cartmel centre holds a variety of pubs, beer gardens, coffee shops and restaurants, including two Michelin Star, fine dining eateries and local delis.
There is also a food market held every third Friday of the month.
The Pig & Whistle pub (next door to Holly Cottage) provides home made meals made with locally sourced produce in a cosy and social atmosphere.
With gift shops, breweries, antique shops, artisan shops and more, you will be sure to take home a memory of your beautiful visit.