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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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Historical Adventure

Take the time to wander slowly around this wonderful old Priory. Look at the tombstones set in the floor, at the faded lettering and the famous names you will discover. Marshal... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Take the time to wander slowly around this wonderful old Priory. Look at the tombstones set in the floor, at the faded lettering and the famous names you will discover. Marshal, Devonshire and many more. The organ recital at the moment is daily at lunchtimes and makes a wonderful sound. Sit down and listen to the music. You will be... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Very good lunchtime organ concert in great setting. Very welcoming and fascinating place to visit. Well done presentations and well organised tour of building

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shropshire
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53 reviews 53 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Nice old church and priory with a lot of history. Well documented history evidence. Set in a lovely old village.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This priory is certainly worth a visit and the time I spent both inside the priory itself and wandering around the graveyard was totally absorbing. I hold Christian values although don't worship in a church but I don't feel that you have to in order to appreciate this beautiful building and the insights into past life in and around Cartmel... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

A good place to visit. Beautiful stained glass windows. Park on racecourse if possible. It is close to everything.

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Lovely building with interesting history. Very helpful guides. No visit to Cartmel would be complete without a visit to this fascinating priory.

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The Priory shouldn't be missed on any visit to Cartmel. The architecture and details are awesome and the history is so interesting.

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Edinburgh,UK
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Cartmel Priory is an absolutely beautiful place, which sits proudly in the middle of the pretty little village of Cartmel. The interior is even more impressive than the exterior, with clear examples of building styles going through the ages. The flower displays are legendary. I particularly loved the quiet corner where you could light a candle- I do this in... More 

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Manchester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Cartmel Priory is a fascinating ancient building, with lots to look at inside. Especially interesting are the memorial stones dotted around, each of which tells its own story.

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The Grandure so unexpected in such a small village. The screens and church pews are stunningly boldly carved. A magnificent alter screen and so much more

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