Cartmel Hotels

Cartmel is a unique village set in the heart of the lake District countryside, just four miles from the Southern tip of Lake Windermere and many visitors are attracted to the town to view the beautiful 12th Century Priory hosting stunning stained glass windows archaic choir stalls. Cartmel is considered by many to be the most attractive village in South Lakeland and offers an exciting catalogue of Cartmel Hotels.

Cartmel has changed very little over the centuries and offers all the services of village life with a post office, grocer and several gift shops. The Good Food Guide recommends four pubs and two restaurants in the village which are admired by both locals and visitors. The village is home to a selection of charming and unusual shops and round the main Square there are a collection of pubs, bistros and pavement cafes. The town is famous for its steeple chase which takes place during the summer and spring breaks.

Cartmel is famous for its Sticky Toffee Pudding a delicious tasty treat and delicacy that must be tried by any visitor to the village. The village is also synonymous with racing found just a few yards away from the village square where meetings are held in May and August and this is where the cricket team is housed.

The area is renowned for its mild climate, unique in the UK, the warmth is generated by the Gulf stream washing over Morecambe Bay and Grange-over-Sands which has a higher temperature in Spring than any other place in the North of England. Many are attracted to the beautiful Lake district for endless walks, hiking, fishing and other country pursuits, it is a mystical magical area swathed in glorious colours that change with the seasons providing a constant theatre of attractions.

The area offers its visitors a comprehensive choice of accommodation types ranging from the Grand Country Hotels found on the outskirts of the village, to ancient coaching inns found within its center to more modern accommodations flanking the main roads. The country Cartmel Hotels are cloaked in what once were Gentleman's Residences set over many acres of manicured grounds providing for their guests horse riding, fishing, hunting, clay pigeon shooting and walking.

These grand residence offer sweeping driveways up to impressive entrances where warm staff great in reception areas home to antiques, oil portraits, Persian rugs, floor to ceiling windows frame garden views and fresh flowers add colour. Ancient coaching Inns dating back as far as five hundred years are found within the village and offer unique accommodations, entrance is made through low slung doorways in to reception halls described through timber frames, where floors are flagged and uneven, lighting set in old fashioned lamps and windows are leaded.

Accommodations are found in en suite rooms and suites and may be traditionally decorated home to four poster beds, ornate dressing tables and bureaus, heavily draped windows boast views of the countryside and town. These rooms are home to high tech communication devices and entertainment systems.

The finest restaurants are found within the Cartmel Hotels and are overseen by executive chefs who craft international menus from seasonal produce and are complemented by vintage wines.

The Guests of the Cartmel Hotels are provided with privileged locations and delicious comfort ensuring lifetime memories.
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