Things to do

The Medieval village of Cartmel has a rich heritage, and varied list of activities for visitors to partake in.

From visiting the historic Cartmel Prio , to a walk through the racecourse woods, or a trip to the racecourse itself.

Cartmel Priory

Cartmel Priory

The Priory Church of St. Mary and St. Michael, Cartmel, LA11 6PU  

Worship has been at the very heart of Priory life for centuries. Throughout history, people from all around the world have made pilgrimages to the Priory for prayer and worship, each with their own stories to tell. If you look close enough, marks and..

Cartmel Alpacas

Greenbank Lane, Cartmel

We are based in the Cartmel Valley, close to the wonderful Black Horses. Cartmel Alpacas fits in with the centuries of good farming and land management in this wonderful area of the Lake District. We are surrounded with fields of beautiful horses, ...

Black Horses Ltd – The Friesian Experience

Greenbank Farm, Aynsome Lane, Cartmel LA11

Imagine hacking across the fells or cantering across the vast sands of Morecambe bay on a true black beauty! The Friesian Experience is a centre of excellence for lovers of the Friesian horse. Situated amidst the rolling Cartmel countryside, Trace...

Lakeland Segway

Cartmel Public Car Park

Lakeland Segway won the "Best Experience in Cumbria" awarded by Cumbria Tourism in 2016. Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence for the last 5 years. All tours include professional training, safety instruction and lots of safe practice to make sure...

Unsworth’s Yard Brewery

Unsworth’s Yard, Ford Road, Cartmel

Within Unsworth’s Yard, a unique craft brewery, open to the public every day of the week. The brewhouse can be viewed from the tasting room bar where our cask and keg craft beers, and a wide range of bottled beers and gifts, are on sale. Tastings a...