What to do

In the immediate vicinity of Cartmel there are 2 golf courses, 2 trekking centres, childrens farm, fishing, parachute jumping, bird watching (peregrins), steam train trips, Windermere steamer trips, freshwater aquarium, craft & antique fairs, shooting, tennis, swimming, bowls, or just sit in one of the pub gardens and chill out.

Eating out in Cartmel

Cartmel has become a gourmets' haven. In the village there is a Michelin Star restaurant, a wine bar and restaurant, 3 excellent pubs all offering different fayre, a Bistro and 2 cafes. No need for a car which is just as well since there is a large selection of real ales and fine wines on offer here in the village.