Discover luxury holiday cottages & escapes in Cartmel, Lake District for your next staycation

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Experience the ultimate luxury getaway in Cartmel, the Lake District.

Discover our handpicked selection of luxurious accommodations and indulge in the breathtaking beauty of this stunning destination.

Escape to the picturesque beauty of Cartmel in The Lake District and indulge in a luxurious getaway like no other. Immerse yourself in the stunning surroundings and experience the ultimate in relaxation and comfort with our handpicked selection of luxurious accommodations.

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From waterside apartments to charming cottages, there’s something for every discerning traveler looking for a truly unforgettable experience. Discover the breathtaking beauty of Cartmel and create memories that will last a lifetime.

We welcome you to join us on a journey to escape the mundane and uncover the enchantment of Cartmel in the Lake District. Experience the allure of this charming lakeland village and discover why we are dedicated to offering an extraordinary and fulfilling holiday.

Discover Luxury Escapes in Cartmel in The Lake District, for your next holiday
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Explore the charming village of Cartmel

Cartmel is a charming village nestled in the heart of The Lake District, offering a unique and idyllic setting for your next holiday. Take a leisurely stroll through the cobbled streets and discover the village’s rich history and heritage. Visit the famous Cartmel Priory, a stunning medieval church that dates back to the 12th century, or explore the quaint shops and boutiques that line the streets.

Cartmel is an area recognised as one of Outstanding Natural Beauty. From here, walkers, ramblers, cyclists and countryside lovers are soon in landscapes of wonderful views to the not too distant fells of the Lake District.

Indulge in the local cuisine at one of the village’s renowned restaurants, known for their delicious traditional dishes. From quaint tearooms to Michelin-starred restaurants, Cartmel’s food scene offers a delectable journey for every palate, ensuring a memorable and flavourful experience amid the breathtaking surroundings.

Whether you’re a nature lover, history enthusiast, or simply seeking a peaceful retreat, Cartmel has something for everyone.

Here’s our latest Cartmel holiday cottages to explore

If you’re looking for a relaxing and enjoyable holiday, a holiday cottage in Cartmel is the perfect choice. Here are a few of our newest, top places to stay in Cartmel in the Lake District collection, just to get you started:

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    Wolf Cottage

    This luxurious period stylish cottage with open fire, spa bath and fantastic balcony enjoying wonderful views. Is located in a peaceful location on the outskirts of the pretty village of Allithwaite.

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    Church Town House

    Nestled in the village of Cartmel, located in the southern region of the Lake District. Cartmel is renowned not only for its culinary delights but also offers a plethora of other attractions to discover in this remarkable village.

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    Town Close

    This elegant property for four guests is located in the sought-after village of Cartmel and is perfect for families to get away with everything close by. Fine dining and more right on your doorstep with an abundance of walks from the village.

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    Ducklings Retreat

    Nestling in the heart of a picturesque and welcoming park, this cosy and chic Lakeland retreat is a perfect destination for summer holidays or all year round romantic weekend breaks.

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    Fold’s End

    Beautifully finished, luxurious home from home close to Cartmel and within easy walking distance are several pubs, local convenience stores, bakery and take-away.

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    Ford Barn

    Stunning detached barn conversion sleeping up to five people and located in the beautiful medieval village of Cartmel, and only 6.5 miles from Lakeside on the southern shore of Lake Windermere.

Our top things to do whilst visiting Cartmel

Here are just a few of our top things you can do while staying in a holiday cottage on staycation in Cartmel:

  • Cartmel Priory: Explore the historical Cartmel Priory, an architectural marvel with a rich history dating back to the 12th century. Admire its stunning stained glass windows and intricate carvings.
  • L’Enclume: Indulge in a world-class dining experience at L’Enclume, a renowned Michelin-starred restaurant that showcases innovative and locally sourced cuisine.
  • Cartmel Racecourse: Experience the thrill of horse racing at Cartmel Racecourse, one of the UK’s most picturesque tracks, with its unique atmosphere and stunning backdrop.
  • Walking and Hiking: Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Lake District by exploring the scenic trails and walks that surround Cartmel, such as the Cistercian Way or the paths leading to nearby tarns.
  • Holker Hall and Gardens: Venture just outside Cartmel to visit Holker Hall, an elegant country house with picturesque gardens, hosting events, festivals, and exhibitions.
  • Priory Gatehouse: Discover the intriguing history of Cartmel at the Priory Gatehouse, now a heritage centre where you can learn about the village’s past and the monks who once resided there.
  • Cartmel Cheeses: Delight in a cheese-tasting experience at Cartmel Cheeses, offering a diverse selection of locally sourced and international cheeses.

Self-catering Cartmel holiday cottages

When planning your escape to Cartmel, you could consider staying in one of our featured Cartmel holiday cottages. These unique stays offer the perfect blend of comfort and style, allowing you to relax and unwind in a home away from home.

Wake up to the sound of birds chirping and enjoy your morning coffee on a private patio or garden. With a holiday cottage in Cartmel, you’ll experience the ultimate in luxury and relaxation.

Choose from a range of cottages, each with its own unique charm and character. Whether you prefer a cozy cottage with a fireplace or a spacious retreat with stunning views, you’ll find the perfect option to suit your needs. Here are some other articles that may help you plan your trip:

Cartmel is a family-friendly location with plenty of activities and attractions for children. The Lake District offers beautiful scenery, outdoor adventures, and family-friendly attractions such as animal parks and adventure playgrounds. There are also many holiday cottages in Cartmel that cater to families, providing amenities and facilities for children.

Yes, there are many dog walks around Cartmel and the Lake District. The area is known for its beautiful countryside and scenic trails, making it a great destination for dog owners. You can explore the nearby fells, forests, and lakes with your furry friend and enjoy the natural beauty of the surroundings.

The nearest beach to Cartmel in the Lake District is Grange-over-Sands, which is approximately 5 miles away.

 Some popular destinations to stay in the Lake District include Ambleside, Windermere, Keswick, and Bowness-on-Windermere. These areas offer a variety of holiday cottages and attractions for visitors to enjoy.

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