Feel the history of Cartmel Priory through a guided tour

If you missed the Magna Carta 800th anniversary extravaganza at Cartmel Priory in September then there’s still chance to experience some of the ambience.

Each Wednesday there are guided tours of Cartmel Priory where visitors learn about the rich and exciting history of the priory. Visitors will be transported back in time with tales of witches, mermaids and monks.

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Church View Cottage with a view of the church, Cartmel Priory

In the year one of the most celebrated documents in history the Magna Carta truend 800, it seems more fitting than ever to learn about the history of this and how Cartmel Priory in Cumbria played an integral part in sealing this seminal document. Tours start at 11am and 2pm and cost between £1 and £3. For more information telephone 015395 36536.

Mid week accommodation breaks can be found via The Lakeland Cottage Company choice of cottages in Cartmel to hire within walking distance of The Priory and of course this very popular and enchanting village. 4 night mid week offers from £394.