Cartmel can be found in the south of Cumbria in the Lake District on the banks of the river Eea and is only a short drive away from Grange-over-Sands. To the north is Lake Windermere, Coniston and Hawkshead. Cartmel is one the oldest villages in south Lakeland with history to match. The 12th Century Priory is the focal point.
Over 800 years old Cartmel Priory [St. Mary and St. Michael] is one the finest ecclesiastical buildings to be found in the north of England and still plays a major part in the community