Cartmel Gatehouse

Cartmel Gatehouse: The Gatehouse in Cartmel, near Grange-over-Sands dates back from the 14th century. Over the years, it has housed the school and for many years the local court. Following…

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New Cartmel Bridge

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New Cartmel Footbridge A new footbridge has recently been installed in Cartmel. The new bridge crosses the River Eea (an ancient term for 'water') by the side of the Kings…

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Cark Hall

Cark Hall near Flookburgh was built by Thomas Pickering (he was married in Cartmel in 1571). It passed by marriage to the Curwens of Myreside Hall, Flookburgh, then later to…

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Cartmel- A Picturesque Village
Cartmel

Cartmel- A Picturesque Village

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Cartmel a perfect setting: Cartmel is a truly picturesque village with a huddle of properties dating from the 17-19th Century. The word Cartmel comes from Old Norse meaning a sandbank…

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Cartmel Village Blooms

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Cartmel’s green-fingered gardeners have done the village proud again this year. They have won gold awards for the Best Small Village and Best Overall Village. Additionally, they have won a…

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Cartmel Agricultural Show

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Cartmel Agricultural Society: The society was founded in 1872. Traditionally, Cartmel Show takes place on the first Wednesday in August.  This year, the 131st Cartmel Show, saw hundreds of competitors…

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