Welcome to the village of Cartmel at the foot of the Lake District!
Courtyard Cottage is situated in the heart of this small vibrant village in the main square right next to the race course and the local pubs and restaurants. 

A piece of history.... 

Courtyard Cottage dates back to around 1850 and has just had a full renovation with new all new electrics, plumbing, heating, kitchen, bathroom, flooring, furniture and decorations! We are delighted to welcome you to stay! 

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Enjoy the south lakes

Courtyard Cottage is situated in the centre of the medieval village of Cartmel. The village is most famous for its ancient priory which has been a place of Christian worship for 800 years. It is also the home of a popular racecourse, the famous sticky toffee pudding shop not one but two Michelin starred restaurants!

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A gateway to the lakes 

Cartmel is ideally located to use as a base for trips to the southern lakes such as Windermere (15 min to southern edge)  and Coniston Water (30 min). Also locally you will find great walks in areas like Grizedale Forest (40 min drive). Also if you would like some very local walks in the Cartmel area try this link

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Things to See & Do


Cartmel Races

A great experience for a day at the races and much more!


Visit the Lakes

Investigate the wonder of the Lakes such as Lake Windermere, only 15 minutes drive!


Walk or ride though Grizedale Forest

There is a walk to enjoy for everyone in Grizedale Forest!