Cartmel Cottages

Nestled in the scenic Lake District Cartmel is a hidden gem that has its own unique blend of charm. Renowned for its idyllic setting, featuring quaint cottages, cobbled streets, and lush green surroundings, it is the ideal holiday destination to escape the hustle of everyday life. One of the main reasons to visit Cartmel is its culinary reputation. The village is home to the acclaimed L'Enclume, a Michelin-starred restaurant that has earned international acclaim for its innovative cuisine. Cartmel is also famous for its sticky toffee pudding, a treat that has garnered a cult following. The surrounding landscape is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, and those wishing to walk off the culinary efforts of Cartmel! Beyond its gastonomy Cartmel also boasts a vibrant arts and crafts scene, with galleries showcasing the works of talented local artists and artisans. Our Cartmel cottages allow you to enjoy the best of this area, at your own pace. From family-friendly to dog-friendly cottages we've got your holiday home needs covered.

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Inspiration of things to see and do in our cottages in Cartmel

Whether you're savoring the flavors, exploring the sights, or simply soaking in the relaxed ambiance, Cartmel promises an unforgettable experience that feels like coming home. With the largest collection of Cumbrian cottages, we have the perfect home away from home for you.

Here are the top five things to see and do in our cottages in Cartmel:

Cartmel Priory Pig Racing

Experience the unexpected thrill of Cartmel Priory Pig Racing. Held in the charming village of Cartmel, this event features adorable pigs racing around a specially designed track. Join the locals and visitors alike as you cheer for your favorite trotter, adding a delightful and humorous twist to your Cartmel visit.

Culinary Adventure at L'Enclume

Immerse yourself in a unique dining experience at L'Enclume, a Michelin-starred restaurant in Cartmel. Chef Simon Rogan's innovative and artistic approach to cuisine promises a culinary journey like no other. Indulge in the tasting menu, featuring locally sourced ingredients transformed into gastronomic delights, making it an unforgettable dining adventure.

Cartmel Racecourse Beer Festival

Combine the excitement of horse racing with a love for craft beer at the Cartmel Racecourse Beer Festival. Enjoy a day at the races while sampling a diverse selection of local and regional brews. It's a lively and spirited event that brings together the thrill of the turf and the flavours of craft brewing.

Unusual Finds at Cartmel Village Shop

Explore the Cartmel Village Shop, known for more than just its delectable sticky toffee pudding. Uncover a treasure trove of quirky and unique items, from artisanal treats to unusual gifts. The shop's eclectic charm adds an element of surprise to your shopping experience in Cartmel.

Artistic Discoveries in Cartmel Galleries

Delve into Cartmel's artistic side by visiting local galleries that showcase the talents of regional artists. From contemporary paintings to handcrafted treasures, these galleries offer an eclectic mix of artistic expressions. Immerse yourself in the creative spirit of Cartmel and perhaps find a unique piece to take home as a lasting memory of your visit.

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