ACCOMODATION IN AND AROUND CARTMEL
For holidays, Cartmel has everything anyone could want and to suit all budgets. Accommodation ranges from luxury country house hotels and traditional village inns to restaurants with rooms or small, relaxed, guest houses. Cartmel has award winning holiday cottages as well as caravan and camping parks in picturesque countryside locations.
Book a four poster bedroom at the 450 year old Cavendish Arms Coaching Inn and their friendly ghost might just pay you a visit! They now have 3 more luxury rooms above the new Perfect English home furnishings and antiques shop in the village square.
Greenbank Farm are now offering B&B in a new annex to the beautiful late 16th/early 17th century farmhouse. Greenbank Farm stands in 70 acres of grazing land interspersed with small areas of ancient woodland. The property sits in a prominent elevated position boasting one of the best views of the beautiful Cartmel Valley and picturesque Cartmel village. There are two double B&B rooms: Farm View - The main bedroom, with en-suite bath and shower room, has its own entrance at the rear of the farmhouse and can be a double or twin depending on your requirements. Valley View - A double bedroom with en-suite shower room. The suite is accessed through the main house. Greenbank Farm is also home of the Black Horses.
Racecourse Cottage is a luxury self-catering holiday let just off the square right opposite Cartmel’s famous racecourse. Beautifully furnished, it sleeps six people and has three bathrooms. Well-equipped, the cottage also has a woodburner, smart digital TVs in the living room and all bedrooms as well as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth audio.
The Uplands Hotel is set amongst Britain’s finest countryside with awe inspiring views in a relaxing atmosphere, Enjoy light lunches, afternoon teas, a delicious fresh a la carte menu and the highly recommended weekend carvery. Why not dine al fresco in the quiet, idyllic gardens, or extend your stay and book into one of the rooms. Whilst still within walking distance of popular sites of interest, Upland's location serves to provide customers with a calm and relaxing atmosphere, catering to the need of those who wish not only to actively enjoy their stay in the Lake District, but also to experience the sense of peace and respite that the area brings.
The Pig & Whistle is now being managed by Simon Rogan - a recently refurbished traditional small pub offering B&B accommodation and fantastic food, with a sheltered beer gardens.
Alternatively, you can dine at Simon Rogan's Michelin Star restaurant, L'Enclume, and stay in one of their beautifully furnished modern rooms.
You can also stay at Howbarrow Organic Farm, the original Simon Rogan's L’Enclume farm, supplying L’Enclume for over 9 years and a source of much of the inspiration behind his much acclaimed style of food, seasonal, local and organic. The farm has one of the widest range of cultivated herbs, abundant wild herbs and lucious foragers delight hedgerows, and has been organic since 1995.
Choose from one of two luxury properties available at Howbarrow. The cottage, nestling in our farm yard, and the loft which acccupies the second floor of our grade two listed farmhouse. Both have a 4 star rating and a silver award from the Green Tourism Business Scheme, organic cotton sheets and wood burning stoves. Seasonal produce available to visitors. Panoramic views, delightfull places to picnic and hideaway, the farm overlooks the Cartmel valley and lakeland fells.
Aynsome Manor Hotel is a family run 17th century Manor House on the outskirts of the village.
Situated opposite the Cavendish Arms, just through the arch on the square, you will find Flats 2 and 4 in Tower House. Both flats have all the modern amenities for a relaxing stay. Flat 2 is a ground floor one bedroom self-catering apartment, a romantic retreat, close to the square and minutes from the racecourse. Flat 4 is a first floor one bedroom self-catering apartment, a light airy hideaway in the heart of Cartmel.
The Lakeland Cottage Company's "Cartmel Collection" offer a choice of different Visit England 4 - 5 Star Gold Award, quality self catering cottages within Cartmel village.
Lake District Self Catering have two properties offering self catering accommodation at Ford House in Cartmel and Hardcragg Hall in Grange-over-Sands.
Sisson's Holiday Lets also have a self-catering holiday cottage in the heart of Cartmel village.
The Jammy Patch has a range of accommodation options in Cartmel and nearby Cark. Offering accommodation in a welcoming family home, Beckside House B&B is open for certain dates during the summer. Accommodation comprises one large double bedroom and one single room. Both rooms share a large bathroom. Or you can choose to stay at Cark Manor Stables - a beautiful semi-detached cottage, on the edge of the pretty streamside village of Cark. Set in its own private and spacious grounds, this self-catering cottage offers 3 ground floor bedrooms sleeping 2-4 people (up to 6 on special request), and one bathroom. The owners are currently restoring Beckside Stables, a former working stable and tack-room, into an exquisite and charming little retreat to open later in 2012. Or if you like camping like it used to be, they offer Jammy Camping as well!
Cartmel Caravan and Camping Park has new owners, Andrew Cretney & Zarina Wace, and it is conveniently situated only a two minute walk from the village.
The Byre is a luxury 2 bedroom holiday cottage in the Cartmel Valley ( Awarded 4 stars), while Cartmel Cottages have a number of self-catering cottages around the village.
Wall Nook Cottage is an idyllic Lakeland hideaway beside the Beck in Cartmel.
Self-catering Woodland Cottage sleeps 4 situated at Greenbank on the edge Cartmel. Greenbank View on Aynsome Lane is a quiet, country retreat just outside Cartmel, in its own walled garden with lovely views. Greenbank View offers self-catering accommodation with 2 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms.
Hill Farm Holiday Cottage is an idyllic holiday cottage that sleeps up to 9 people situated in the beautiful Cartmel countryside.
A few miles away in Field Broughton, Greaves Farm Caravan Park has luxury holiday caravans. Tourers and tents are also welcome.
Built around 1810, and set in two acres of south facing gardens, Broughton House is a peaceful haven away from it all, situated just 2 miles north of Cartmel at Field Broughton.
On certain non-race dates tourers can use the facilities at Cartmel Racecourse. For a full directory of accommodation, with links to their websites, click here to go to our BUSINESSES page.