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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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Beautiful inside and out

Spent a while just quietly looking around the Priory. Particularly liked the sculptures in this church. The one of Joseph, Mary and the baby Jesus really moved me but the 4... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Spent a while just quietly looking around the Priory. Particularly liked the sculptures in this church. The one of Joseph, Mary and the baby Jesus really moved me but the 4 pieces were all very inspiring. The volunteers in the gift shop area were friendly and welcoming also.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

was advised by the staff at Uplands Hotel to visit this place, and wow - for such a small village, this is superb. as we entered we were greeted by a lady, who gave us a talk about the church and given a map of things to see. words can not explain the magnificance of this church..had loads of information... More 

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wrightington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

have paid a few visits here - lovely calming spiritual priory tag along with a guide & you'lllearn loads or just sit & take in the atmosphere - wonderful

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Blackpool
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

this a must visit in the south lakes . take the time and sit you can almost smell history here , this is not for a quick visit you have to take your time don't rush.

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Cerritos, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We stopped here on our way to another site. It is a huge church, steeped in history and a great place for photography. The graveyard was interesting as well. We happened to be there on the same day as a big race, but the locals kindly directed us to a school on the main street where we could park for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The priory is worth a stop if you're in the general vicinity. It's well maintained and we were lucky to visit as it prepped for a wedding. A piper and everything. Perfect. Also, try the cheese shop across the way. You won't regret it.

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North Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

A beautiful, tranquil priory with lots of interesting history in a beautiful village. Well worth a visit.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

A beautiful tranquil place. Fascinating history. Parking to visit can be a challenge. There is a group of parking bays right by the Priory but the first time we tried to visit they were all full. We then tried the car park but that was full of lorries from the race course. On our second attempt we were lucky enough... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Having read up quite a lot on theTudors i was fascinated by this Priory that was die to be axed under Henry's dissolution thingy. The Mytres are represented and i spent hours reading inscriptions on the walls that remember people over the centuries. I think i saw the Vicar who was rushing out, but turned to smile and say hello.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

I knew Cartmel simply through sticky toffee pudding and so really had no idea about this beautiful Priory, there is so many hidden little gems to discover inside and stunning carved furniture as well as a lovely gift shop inside with more than welcoming staff and informative details throughout the priory which enables you to get a good imagination of... More 

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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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