Where to stay around Cartmel?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 542 holiday lettings near Cartmel. From 401 Bungalows to 401 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cartmel is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Cartmel?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Cartmel. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cartmel Racecourse: 2,072 holiday lettings
  • Brockhole - the Lake District Visitor Centre: 2,429 holiday lettings
  • Lakeside Windermere Ferry Landing: 2,089 holiday lettings
  • Coniston Water: 2,189 holiday lettings
  • Grasmere Garden Village: 2,363 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Cartmel listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Bungalows in Cartmel?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 401 Bungalows in Cartmel. Our other popular types of Cartmel holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 401 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 401 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 90 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cartmel?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 56 holiday homes with pool available in Cartmel. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Cartmel, the Lake District your home away from home

    The delightful village of Cartmel attracts many visitors to enjoy its historic and colourful attractions. It is famous for its horse racing at the nearby racecourse and the Cartmel Agricultural Show is the highlight of the August calendar. It is also home to the wonderful “sticky toffee pudding” which can be bought in local shops. A holiday rental in Cartmel is an ideal base for exploring the beautiful Lake District, with Lake Windermere and Coniston close by. Visit the coast at Grange-over-Sands or enjoy the local woods and scenery from the many walking paths.

    Things to Do in Cartmel, Lake District Hill Walking and Cycling

    The area around Cartmel is perfect for hill walking on the surrounding fells and local woods. The magnificent views across to Morecambe Bay are quite breathtaking on a clear day. Mountain biking is also popular in the area.

    A Day at the Races

    The Racecourse at Cartmel is well-known for its horse racing on the Spring and Summer Bank Holiday weekends. At other times the racecourse hosts equestrian and dog shows and the local Agricultural Show in early august.

    Take the Train

    The Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway combines a journey on a historic railway with a trip to Lake Windermere. The railway has been running for 140 years and its route goes through the picturesque Leven Valley taking approximately 18 minutes to reach the Lakeside. Combination tickets also include a trip on one of the historic lake steamers, making a great day out from your Cartmel holiday rental.

    Places to Visit Near Cartmel, Lake District Cartmel Priory

    Known as “the most beautiful church in the Northwest” the priory attracts around 60,000 visitors each year. Built more than 800 years ago, it has many unique features. Look for the square belfry sat diagonally across the original lantern tower, the 15th century stained glass and the Piper Choir with its early English pointed arch and groined roof.

    Holker Hall and Gardens

    Built in the 16th century, this magnificent stately residence was once owned by the Duke of Devonshire. Its Gothic-style architecture includes many ornamental chimneys, gables and mullioned windows making it a most impressive sight. The 25-acre gardens include colourful herbaceous borders, an arboretum, a rockery and a water cascade. The Lakeland Motor Museum is also located at Holker Hall.

    Weather in Cartmel, Lake District

    The Lake District has cool winters with average daily highs around 44°F (7°C) and some snow. Summers reach 68°F (20°C) in August and may be cloudy with showers. Spring and autumn are the most popular seasons to visit this beautiful area.

    Travel to Cartmel, Lake District

    The closest local airport to Cartmel is the Leeds/Bradford International Airport which is 54 miles from your Cartmel holiday home. Newcastle Airport is 66 miles away along the A69, and the Liverpool John Lennon Airport further south is 68 miles drive away. All these options, along with Manchester Airport, are a pleasant one hour’s drive from Cartmel, using the M6.

    The Lake District is very accessible by train from London’s Euston Station or Manchester to Oxenholm (Kendal), Penrith or Carlisle. You can pick up a hire car from the station making the journey very pleasant and hassle free.