10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Cartmel, England - Updated 2023


Located a few minutes from River Eea, Cartmel is a serene village in Cumbria, England, known for its eclectic beauty that’s marked by lush open spaces. This is a village that takes a lot of pride in its rich history, as evident from the historic landmarks in the area. One of the most iconic sites is Cartmel Priory, which dates back to the 12th century. Join up with other tourists and locals for a race at Cartmel Racecourse or drop by Cartmel Village Shop for their siganture sticky toffee pudding. This village surely has a lot to offer to keep you on your toes. For your accommodation, scroll down for the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Cartmel, UK.

1. Warm cottage with log-burning stove (from USD 150)

Located at the end of Haggs Lane in the heart of the village, this charming cottage is a delightful place to stay while visiting Cartmel. The cottage is close to lakes and famous restaurants, making it the perfect place for those who want to explore.

It is equipped with a king-size bed and designed to accommodate up to two guests. A kitchen, a bathtub, a log-burning stove, a television, and free wireless internet are also available. Guests are allowed to bring their pets, as well. Take advantage of the off-road parking for your vehicle.

The Nest - Cartmel
Cartmel, England, United Kingdom
110 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
the cottage is clean modern and comfortable
very well maintained and clean
it’s really clean and homely and had everything we needed
the nest is a lovely clean and quaint place within the lovely village of cartmel
it was clean very comfortable and a brilliant location
the host daisy was also great to deal with
a home from home and daisy is such a friendly and cooperative host would definitely recommend
situated practically central to carmel it is ideally located to explore the local area
easy walk into cartmel village
great location for a visit to cartmel
in a great place just a 5 min walk to cartmel village
what a great stay we just had at the best amazing location and brilliant facilities
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2. Holly Cottage (from USD 136)

Whether you’re a traveling duo or a small family, this bright and spacious traditional cottage is perfect for you. It has a fenced compound, two bedrooms, and a single bathroom. From here, guests can easily go hiking and cycling or visit the stunning village. Take advantage of the nicely equipped kitchen to enjoy delicious homemade meals. Guests can also order local cuisines from the neighboring pub. Other features include free Wi-Fi, a television, and a dedicated workspace.

Holly Cottage a Cosy traditional cottage, Cartmel
Cartmel, England, United Kingdom
38 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfy bed great shower and fast wifi
clean and comfortable cottage
emma you keep a beautiful cottage very clean and inviting
wonderful super clean cottage in a fantastic village all even nicer than we expected
very clean and comfortable and a great location for cartmel village
great location and fabulous accommodation
gorgeous cottage in fab location in cartmel
emma’s place was a great base for our trip to the lake district
lovely cottage in a great location with excellent host
lovely cottage perfectly located for enjoying cartmel and the various wonderful walks available from the doorstep
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3. Maggie Puddle Cottage (from USD 225)

For those who want some private time with the family while over the vacation, consider renting this gorgeous cottage found in the heart of Cartmel. While here, you’ll be close to the major places of interest, such as beautiful lakes.

This delightful cottage can offer luxury and comfort. It has three bedrooms, two of which have a king-size bed. It also provides amenities such as free Wi-Fi, a television, a dryer, a washer, and a bathtub. You’ll also have access to a baby crib and a fully functional kitchen.

Maggie Puddle Cottage - Cartmel
Cartmel, England, United Kingdom
66 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
excellent stay at very comfortable cottage in lovely cartmel
the bedding and beds was incredibly warm and comfortable
warm cozy and perfect for a family of 5
clean well presented and equipped
spotlessly clean and very well run
such a lovely cottage very clean and homely loved our stay
a super clean well equipped cottage with lots of cosy character charm
the cottage is lovely and clean and has everything you could need for a break away
kind regards kim hannah james and andrew from goosnargh lancashire and shrewsbury shropshire
daisy was a great host prompt in communication and happy to answer any questions
lovely place super location great host would highly recommend to anyone
super location in a lovely village
and very close to a great pub
a fabulous place in a fantastic quiet location in cartmel village
the cottage is in a perfect location literally a 5 min walk to the centre
excellent location gorgeous little cottage and a great place to explore the wider area from
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4. Centrally located historic house

Enjoy five-star accommodation in this beautiful historic house in the heart of Cartmel. The house places guests within close distance to all major attractions while offering needed privacy. Since it comes with 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, up to 10 people can have a great stay here. Even your pet is welcome to have a taste of this comfortable home.

You’ll have access to free Wi-Fi, a television, a bathtub, and a full kitchen. You can also relax on the balcony and enjoy your barbeque in the backyard.

Beautiful historic house in the centre of Cartmel
Cumbria, United Kingdom
10 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 7 Beds 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
great location and perfect place for a group holiday
wonderfully located close to all the amenities of cartmel village
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5. Quiet house with patio

Experience a wonderful stay with your family by staying in this newly refurbished vacation rental. Centrally located in Cartmel, this house places you close to all places of interest. Guests will have access to three comfortable bedrooms, two bathrooms, a fully functional kitchen, and an indoor fireplace. The neighborhood is quiet and safe, making it the ideal place to take your four-legged friend for a walk. Enjoy some fresh air while relaxing on the patio or in the backyard.

Nook, Cartmel, Private Parking, Central Location
Cartmel, England, United Kingdom
82 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were super comfy and the amenities in the property meant everything was covered
i would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a comfortable base whilst visiting the south lakes
stylish home with all amenities you want nice area comfy bed good entertainment
cartmel is a beautiful village with good facilities and easy access to the coast and south lakes
the beds were comfortable and the outside space was also great
the house was spotless and has some lovely finishing touches
it is clean comfortable and very hospitable
clean and stylish property in the centre of cartmel
the house was very comfortable clean and inviting
the nook is a wonderful clean and well equipped property
lynsey was a perfect host
lynsey was a great host quick to respond and was always helpful
lynsey is a very responsive and helpful host and i would highly recommend this property
lyndsey is a fab host
from the start lynsey was very responsive and welcoming and answered all questions before and during our stay
wonderful location great parking
the location in cartmel is ideal and having its own parking is a big plus
perfectly placed in beautiful cartmel
the location is great being both well placed in the village but also tucked away and quiet
a beautiful spacious house in a perfect location a stones throw from the village and gorgeous walks
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6. Beautifully maintained loft with views (from USD 182)

This beautifully maintained loft offers stunning views of the street while allowing you to enjoy a pocket-friendly stay. Michelin-starred restaurants and must-visit pubs are just within walking distance. For outdoor fun, the house provides picnic and barbeque facilities. Plus, there’s a backyard where you can have a quiet, peaceful relaxation.

Guests will have access to two bedrooms, one with a queen-size bed and the other with a double bed. Kid-friendly facilities are provided, too. Other amenities include free Wi-Fi, a television, a dryer, a washer, a hairdryer, and free parking.

The Loft -A unique place in a fab location
Cartmel, England, United Kingdom
54 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it's well equipped with everything we could want including good wifi
super nice and kind touches like cookies comfortable furnishings and all mod cons like netflix etc
it is a lovely cosy apartment with all the mod-cons you need
the apartment was trendy with beautiful interior decor
the apartment was just as described and very comfortable
it was spotlessly clean and really well equipped
we found the flat spotlessly clean and excellently equipped
the place is nice clean and cozy just as described
the apartment was clean and well decorated throughout
the flat was absolutely spotless and had everything we needed for a great weekend away
accommodation and host are highly recommend
alison was a great host
the host is very responsive and helpful with detailed instructions directions and suggestions
host was so accomodating and helpful from booking until departing
stunning excellent instructions left by our host for a plethora of outings
it’s in a perfect location in a lovely village
great location close to the local pubs and shop
a fabulous apartment and location
great base in a great location
great place in the middle of carmel
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7. Causeway Cottage

This lovely stone cottage allows you to explore sites, such as Cartmel Racecourse and Cartmel Medieval Priory. You’ll also have ample space to park your vehicle on the street.

The interior of this cottage is charming and designed with colors that exude a romantic vibe. Cuddle with your better half at the fireplace as you watch a movie on the television. With free Wi-Fi and a sound system, you’ll have plenty of indoor entertainment. After touring the village, relax and unwind in the bathtub.

Causeway Cottage Cartmel
Cartmel, England, United Kingdom
70 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
parking was good and there facilities in the cottage were good
spotlessly clean and very cosy
warm cosy cottage very clean and in a great position for shops and pubs
the cottage was very clean with great facilities
the cottage was very clean and had a good comfy bed
the cottage is beautifully clean and would highly recommend it
pat was a great host and we’d book again if we return to cartmel
communication with pat the host was quick and easy
cartmel is beautiful pat the hostess is super helpful and accommodating
communication from host excellent
the location is superb
the location is perfect for exploring the village shops and restaurants and the lakes and surrounding areas
great location a couple of minute walk to the village centre with restaurants pubs etc
easy parking and ideal location for a very short stroll into cartmel
beautiful little cottage in a great location in cartmel
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8. Beautiful room for two

Have a luxurious getaway in this beautiful room that boasts a maximum occupancy of only two people. The space is well organized and equipped with a king-size bed and an en-suite bathroom for convenience. Plus, long-term stays are allowed here. Take advantage of the free high-speed wireless internet connection to pass the time. A flat-screen television is also provided. A fridge and a hairdryer are available for guests’ convenience. Best of all, street parking is free.

Private ground floor bedroom apartment - Cartmel
Cartmel, England, United Kingdom
91 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great mattress and quality bedding lovely bathroom and nicely decorated throughout
really nice room with what is effectively a private ensuite wetroom
beautifully decorated room and bathroom with lovely touches to make it a fantastic stay in cartmel
delightful stay in cartmel excellent location gorgeous rooms (the photos don’t do it justice) great host
spotlessly clean stylish and amazing location
fantastic host great communications extremely welcoming
susan was an excellent host so welcoming and helpful and the stay was superb
the building and room is full of character and susan is a fantastically welcoming and helpful host
susan was great really friendly and even gave us a welcome beer
susan was great really helpful before and during the stay
great property excellent location & excellent decor
beautiful accommodation in a perfect location to discover cartmel
lovely house full of character and in a perfect location central to the village
lots of wonderful places to eat very close by would definitely recommend for a weekend away
stunning location beautiful cottage and amazing service
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9. Quaint apartment with Wi-Fi

Getaways are all about enjoying privacy and getting intimate. If that’s what brings you to Cartmel, then you should make this delightful apartment your home. It is located in a quiet area but close to attractions, such as the racecourse, local restaurants, and pubs. Since it comes with free Wi-Fi and a dedicated workspace, you can still catch up on work while on vacation. Don’t forget to make use of the well-equipped kitchen to prepare your favorite meals.

Mallards Nest Cartmel.
Cartmel, United Kingdom
221 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely stay in the apartment - much larger and nicer than the pictures show
a very comfortable double bed
very clean and plenty of space
cottage was clean and comfortable
really comfortable space and very clean throughout
the apartment was spotlessly clean with a really well equipped kitchen
a clean tidy apartment above a tea shop
alison was a brilliant host
cosy apartment with friendly and accommodating host
comfortable value for money and a lovely host we will definitely be coming back
the owners are very friendly and accommodating the flat is really well equipped and tastefully decorated
allison was friendly and helpful
good location with great access to the lakes
a great location a short walk to l’enclume and everything in the village
great location easy parking and easy check in
many good places to eat close by
this place is absolutely great located seconds away from unsworth yard with the cheese shop/brewery/wine snug
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10. Uniquely designed accommodation for couples

Sitting on a quiet street in the heart of Cartmel, this unique design studio is the ideal hideout for traveling couples. It allows guests to enjoy extended stays and access places of interest, such as Cartmel Priory, the racecourse, pubs, local cafes, and shops.

Sleeping arrangements include a cozy alcove with a double mattress. In the evening, you can relax in the seating area and watch your favorite program. Take advantage of the well-equipped kitchen to treat your loved one to romantic dinners.

No.2 Churchtown House Cartmel
Cartmel, Cumbria, United Kingdom
112 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a perfectly designed apartment in a lovey village lots of places to eat and drink for a small place
the room was stylish and very clean
it was also super clean easy to access and felt very safe
the apartment is extremely well maintained and exceptionally clean it has great facilities and the location is fantastic
spot on location clean and tidy communicative host
rachel was a excellent and helpful throughout
rachel is a very good host
rachel was such a lovely host and very communicative
rachel is an excellent host and made us feel very welcome
rachel was a fabulous host and made things very simple
perfect location for exploring the lakes
perfect location right in the centre of the village
perfect location in the centre of cartmel
it is in such an amazing location with so much to do near by
a really stylish property with great location in the centre of the village - highly recommended
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Enjoy this serene paradise

Cartmel is a quiet and serene destination, perfect for those who truly want a break. Visitors can have fun while exploring popular sites or simply relax in a cottage. Book one of the above vacation rentals for a peaceful, tranquil vacation.

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