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Cartmel Priory

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Address: Priest Lane, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6PU , England
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Description: beautiful mediaeval church

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Strawberry tea in the Priory!

What a friendly bunch of locals we met in the Priory ! The lady on the desk wanted to know where we were from and where we were staying etc.! We noticed that tables were set out... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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119 reviews 119 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

What a friendly bunch of locals we met in the Priory ! The lady on the desk wanted to know where we were from and where we were staying etc.! We noticed that tables were set out with folk having cake and tea but assumed it was a local "do". Not so ,a lovely lady highjacked us and invited us... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

A simply beautiful priory with some great examples of Norman architecture. Well worth a quick visit if near Cartmel. Very peaceful environment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We like to visit old medieval churches and were not disappointed in this one. You get a guide when you walk in from the south transcript. You can see the building changing in the stone and construction. A bueatiful carved effigy of a knight and his lady. With some very interesting wall plaques and floor tomb stones. Well worth a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

A quiet and imposing structure.A very helpful shop assistant.Beautiful stain glass windows and so full of history.Not far from the centre in a lovely part of the world. The peace and the beauty, has to be experienced.

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essex
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4 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Well worth a visit, had a very enjoyable and interesting visit to the Priory.Ladies that were looking after the building very helpful, we were surprised to find a building of this size in the village.

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London, United Kingdom
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25 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

A wonderful mediaeval priory in a lovely village, with a great sense of history. Cartmel is well worth a visit - lovely shops and great places to eat. The priory is the icing on the cake!

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

If you are in Cartmel you must not miss looking inside the Priory church. It is quite beautiful inside even though it looks a little clumpy on the outside

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

very interesting visit peaceful and full of history also very helpful staff and loved the associated history and learnt about the magna carta

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Near Oldham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Fantastic building, friendly volunteers, beautiful modern religious sculptures as well as the old wooden misericords in the choir stalls. Amazing stone structures and preserved ancient stained glass. Beautiful and varied selection of gifts for all ages available in the shop

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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215 helpful votes 215 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Because of the way you are asked for a £5 donation by a sign as soon as you enter and the general feeling that there was too much noise etc I vowed not to go back.However I was in Cartmel yesterday 15th June and decided to give it another try and I am glad I did.This time I ignored the... More 

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Address: Address: Priest Lane, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6PU , England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Grange-over-Sands  >  Cartmel

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