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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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not long enough

it was unfortunate that the time of Choral Evensong had been moved from 6pm to 330 so our visit was shorter than anticipated but with the bonus of hearing choir practice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

it was unfortunate that the time of Choral Evensong had been moved from 6pm to 330 so our visit was shorter than anticipated but with the bonus of hearing choir practice.

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Middlewich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

What a lovely peaceful place to spend an hour or so. My husband & I both lit candles for our Mums and then had a look around the priory. Its a beautiful building and it was lovely to just sit & reflect for awhile. There is no charge but they do ask for a donation of £5.00 each if possible.... More 

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cumbria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Very interesting place to visit...One of the few places to be spared the reformation .. There is plenty to see here

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England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This priory has a very strong connection to the Magna Carta and, at the time of our visit, there was an exhibition. It is a fascinating church with a long history with the local area.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Well worth a visit to this quaint village and great priory. The home of sticky toffee pudding! Lovely to potter round with a few quaint shops.

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Leicester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Well worth a visit and close to the centre of Cartmel where there are several nice shops and eateries.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Well worth the drive to a very nice Village and a Wonderful 800 year old church. The staff was very helpful.

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Westhoughton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Well worth a look around this ancient church for history and architecture lovers its a must, it's very big building considering the size of Cartmel.

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

It was free to look around the priory but you could make a donation recommended at a fiver which we thought was a bit steep for what there was to see.

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Newton Aycliffe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We were greeted inside by a lovely lady who gave us a brief overview of the priory and how best to go about our tour. I hadn't realized William Marshall's (our 'Greatest Knight'), close association with the place and was intrigued to find out more. The priory has lots for the visitor and is a must see in Cartmel.

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