Cartmel Village

A vibrant village steeped in history.

The ancient village of Cartmel is situated in a quiet valley of Cumbria, in one of the country’s most untouched areas of natural beauty.

Venturing into the village, you’ll find traditional pubs, attractions, eateries and places to stay. The impressive medieval Cartmel Gatehouse, built in 1330, welcomes you into the market square, where a stop by the Cartmel Village Shop is essential to sample its famous sticky toffee pudding. Surrounding the village square are an assortment of 16th – 18th century buildings, where ancient history and modern life meet effortlessly.

Cartmel is also home to a wide variety of tea rooms and restaurants, including Simon Rogan’s internationally acclaimed Michelin Star restaurant, L’Enclume.

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