The Read family has owned this traditional hotel with secluded gardens overlooking Morecambe Bay…
3 Church View
“The welcome hamper is a nice touch.” - VisitEngland Assessor
Our Inspector's view
No 3 is almost in the centre of Cartmel, an attractive village just within the Lake District National Park. You’ll need to duck through its little front door to enter the cosy, elegant sitting room and dining space, warmed by a log-burning stove. The village is blessed with excellent inns, restaurants and tea shops, while activities include exploring medieval Cartmel by Segway.
Facilities – at a glance
- Total units: 1
- Maximum occupancy: 2
- Private garden
- Washing machine
- Sky or freeview
- Linens provided
- Fireplace or wood burning stove
- Open all year
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About the area
Cumbria's rugged yet beautiful landscape is best known for the Lake District National Park that sits within its boundaries. It’s famous for Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, and Derwent Water, ‘Queen of the English Lakes'. This beautiful countryside once inspired William Wordsworth and his home, Dove Cottage, in Grasmere is a popular museum. Another place of literary pilgrimage is Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, located near Windermere. Tom Kitten, Samuel Whiskers and Jemima Puddleduck were all created here.
Much of Cumbria is often overlooked in favour of the Lake Distirct. In the south, the Lune Valley remains as lovely as it was when Turner painted it. The coast is also a secret gem. With its wide cobbled streets, spacious green and views of the Solway Firth, Silloth is a fine Victorian seaside resort. Other towns along this coastline include Whitehaven, Workington and Maryport. Carlisle is well worth a look – once a Roman camp, its red-brick cathedral dates back to the early 12th century and its 11th-century castle was built by William Rufus.
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