• Credit Card
  • Free Parking
  • Parking Facilities
  • Restaurant


Have you seen our new advance booking option? Book and pay for your stay today and we will reduce the price of your stay by 10% (based on full website rack rate, excluding small classic rooms ). Contact us on 01539536240 and quote "Advance Booking" when making your reservation. (t& c apply. Cannot be used in conjunction with other offers). please see our cancellation policy). Third party offers and vouchers are unfortunately not reedemable on any race meeting dates throughout the year.

The Cavendish Arms is much more than a Lake District hotel. It?s a 450 year old coaching inn, set in the picturesque village of Cartmel, with quaint low beamed ceilings, a wealth of antique furniture and a blazing log fire.

We serve excellent British food using the finest of local produce, wines and traditional beers and ales. With friendly relaxed service and very comfortable rooms you will find yourself drifting away into Cartmel?s perfectly laid back way of life. This charming retreat also has a fine restaurant where you can dine by candlelight. We now have three luxury double rooms with en-suite bathrooms , and dont forget to visit our designer led shop Perfect English.

All the rooms have been restored to an exceptionally high standard and retain much of the character of the original building with oak beamed ceilings. And if you like a piece of the antique country furniture in the rooms you can buy a piece to take home! You can relax outside the Cavendish with a chilled drink or speciality coffee and watch the world go by, or sit beside the babbling river Eea. This is the perfect location to stay for a weekend at Cartmel Races. The area around Cartmel is full of outdoor activities and we are just a stone?s throw away from the seaside and Morecambe Bay, and within easy reach of the central lakes, Coniston Water and Windermere.

Please be aware if you are booking on behalf of a larger party with multiple rooms, payment may be required at the point of booking or before your stay.

Autumn Breaks

Come and enjoy the atmospheric Lake District and see the golden colours of a stunning autumn lake back drop whilst enjoying the tranquility of village life in Cartmel and the roaring log fire in The Cavendish Arms.  

 We are now taking advance bookings for September, October, November and December with some fantastic savings of up to £75 off your stay. (Prices based on Classic Double rooms only)

Regular tariff    One night stay £115 Now £99 (per room, inc. breakfast).

Regular tariff     Two night stay £230 Now £189 (per room inc. breakfast).

Regular tariff   Three night stay £345 Now £270 (per room, inc. breakfast).

2 night minimum stay Fri/ Sat  payment must be made at time of booking to take advantage of discount and is non transferable.  Call us on 015395 36240 to take advantage of this offer quoting "Autumn break 2018"

Cannot be used in conjuction with any other offer.

Selection of Our Rooms

Cavendish Loft

Cavendish Loft

Compact , well equipped loftroomexternal to the mail building....

    No facilities are available for this room!


Perfect English Rooms

Perfect English Rooms areEn-suite ExecutiveDouble rooms, locatedin the main village square above our lifestyle shop. Using all facilities available at The Cavendish Arms whilst having the benefit of a separate building from the Cavendish Arms i...
  • Wi-Fi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Tea and Coffee Maker
  • Toiletries
  • DVD Player

Superior Double Room

En-suite superiorDouble room, located in our main building with views of the gardens and river
Room Facilities:Super kingsize bed, dressing gowns, central heating,Tea and coffee making facilities, flat screen TV, Freeview, radio, DVD player...
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bathrobes
  • Tea and Coffee Maker
  • Toiletries
  • DVD Player
  • En-Suite Shower


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Arrival / Departure

Check in:3:00pm - 10:00pm
Check out:10:30am.