One of the prettiest villages in Cumbria, Cartmel is a picture-postcard spot with a wonderful 'old world' feel with its quaint collection of inns, artisan shops, and cute cottages. Surrounded by the beautiful Lake District National Park and Morecambe Bay, Cartmel is a great base from which to explore the great outdoors and all that Cumbria has to offer.
We've got big cottages in Cartmel to suit all kinds of large groups, so whether you and your friends and family enjoy the finer things in life like a private hot tub and waterfall showers, or you're after a classic, historic cottage, we've got something for everyone.
As well as its proximity to the Lake District, Cartmel's beautiful 12th-century priory is at the heart of the village, only a few steps away from the ancient racecourse that still hosts one of England’s most famous racing festivals. Cartmel is also the home of the world-famous sticky toffee pudding. Make sure to check out the Cartmel Village Shop to try its award-winning version!
Best locations for large cottages in Cumbria
Given that the Lake District, one of the most beautiful regions of the UK, is located in the heart of Cumbria, it's no surprise it's a holiday hot spot for families and large groups. With so much choice, we've selected just a few of our favourite destinations, including Ambleside and Coniston, to help you find your ideal holiday cottage.