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Cartmel Priory

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

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Skull & Crossbones

This is a must see if in Carmel from the stained windows to the Cromwell Door to my favourite the Skull & Crossbones on the floor. Just enjoy the peace and quite of the Priory and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
johnhp702
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Derby, United Kingdom
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1,055 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see if in Carmel from the stained windows to the Cromwell Door to my favourite the Skull & Crossbones on the floor. Just enjoy the peace and quite of the Priory and reflect on life.

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Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely building inside and out The lady on the welcoming desk was most pleasant and offered us an information leaflet which was informative

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely little place with an historic priory and plenty of places for refreshments, (one of which is especially renowned). It is also famous for it's racecourse which offers an interesting day out in beautiful surroundings, especially if the weather is kind to you.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

I I am not at all religious but I do like to visit a good cathedral, church,priory or monastery, or mosque or temple for that matter. Cartmel Priory is a good example of a church that predates the reformation and survived. From the civil war bullet holes in the door to the stone and wood carving within it is an... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

We visited on the Saturday before christmas when the terrible rains of December 2015 were at the worst. Although there was no service on we were greeted at the door and welcomed. We were given a guide to the priory. Lucky for us the choir were practising for the evening concert. A magical moment. We have booked our hotel for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Wonderment and curiosity at this amalgam of styles and usage of this centuries old building which has shaped Carmel and which has become the rightful centre of the area . Look out for that pillar attached to which is the miniature of the girl whose fiancée was droned crossing the Morecombe Bay sands

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Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

The Cartmel village is wonderful tiny but lots of characture, the history of the Priory is very interesting and a beautiful place to visit for all ages. A very peaceful feeling in there, people nice too. And give yourself time to see the special shops and sights too.

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

This is more for adults and history lovers!! Went to an arranged afternoon... And basically until the Knights and horses came out... It's was a bit dull!! Nice though as don't want this to be a negative review. Just not for young family.

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Lancashire, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

This is an incredible place full of history and character. Worth the effort to get to. Give yourself time to do it justice.

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Dunblane
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

An old place indeed. Brilliant stonework and timber work. Loved the roof. I sat inside for a while and found it peaceful.

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