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Top Penrith Cheap Hotels

Shap Wells Hotel
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £59 per night
3.9/5Good! (220 reviews)

"Hotel was lovely surrounded by rolling countryside. Due to covid we weren't able to utilize all the facilities on offer, which took away from some of the enjoyment"…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2020

Shap Wells Hotel
Norcroft Guest House
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £78 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (80 reviews)

"Every thing was perfect Thankyou Will be booking again"…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2020

Norcroft Guest House
North Lakes Hotel And Spa
The price is £89 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (483 reviews)

"Staff all very friendly, spa was lovely and the swimming pool managament was brilliant so everyone could enjoy the pool"…"

Reviewed on 29 Jul 2020

North Lakes Hotel And Spa
Station Hotel
3 out of 5
The price is £62 per night
3.7/5Good! (125 reviews)
Comfortable stay

"I had a good stay at the station hotel. It's opposite the railway station which is handy. I really like the vintage furniture in the room, although quite small, space was well thought out."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jan 2020

Station Hotel
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Cheap Hotels in Penrith

Penrith has a variety of cheap accommodation options and places to visit, making it a great holiday choice for budget-conscious travellers. You can find ways to save money while getting to know this destination, which is home to attractions like Lowther Castle and Gardens, Mayburgh Henge and Brougham Hall.

When it comes to discount lodging choices in Penrith, the area has hotels that won't break the bank. These top-rated options offer reasonable prices and have positive reviews from travellers searching for a bargain:

North Lakes Hotel And Spa - Customers like this hotel for its comfortable rooms and helpful staff. It offers free WiFi, free parking and an indoor pool.

Shap Wells Hotel - At this 3-star hotel, you can take advantage of free WiFi, free parking and a restaurant. Reviews mention the helpful staff and good location.

Station Hotel - 3-star inn. You'll find free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its helpful staff and clean rooms.

Planning Your Trip to Penrith

Still choosing travel dates? Find out more about the local climate with these monthly averages so you can plan around good weather.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 18°F
  • Coldest months: December, January, February and March, with an average temperature of 0°F
  • Rainiest months: September, December, January and October, with an average rainfall of 2 inches
  • Driest months: April, May, June and July, with an average rainfall of 1 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Penrith

Penrith attracts visitors with its bar scene and lakeside setting, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, and then fill your itinerary with sights that are easy on the wallet. Enjoy the local natural beauty at Mayburgh Henge and Ullswater, or check out the area's cultural spots like Brougham Hall.

Travellers also like Penrith for its:
  • Historical sites
  • Parks
  • Cultural attractions
  • Countryside

Getting around Penrith

The closest airport is in Carlisle (CAX), situated 23 mi (37 km) away from the city centre. However, if that doesn't suit your budget, you can arrange flights in and out of Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 52.7 mi (84.9 km) away. If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Penrith Station, Langwathby Station or Lazonby & Kirkoswald Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Penrith like for travellers on a budget?
Penrith has a variety of cheap accommodation options and things to do, making it a great getaway spot for budget travellers. In addition to its well-known attractions such as Lake District National Park and Ullswater, this destination is home to Yorkshire Dales National Park and Aira Force, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Penrith?
Based on reviews, Norcroft Guest House is a popular guesthouse for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free full breakfast and free parking. Other options to stay on the cheap include North Lakes Hotel And Spa and Shap Wells Hotel.
What's the seasonal weather in Penrith?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 12°C, while the coldest months are December and January, with an average of 3°C. Average annual rainfall for Penrith is 618 mm.
What is there to see and do in Penrith?
Penrith attracts visitors with its bar scene and lakeside setting, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, such as Ullswater and Lake District National Park, and then make time for other wallet-friendly activities. Enjoy the local natural beauty at Yorkshire Dales National Park and Aira Force, or check out the area’s cultural spots like Penrith & Eden Museum.
What's the best way to get around Penrith?
The most convenient airport is 53.9 mi (86.7 km) from the centre in Durham (MME-Teesside Intl.). However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, you can look into flights to Carlisle (CAX), which is 19.3 mi (31.1 km) away. If you want to travel outside the area, take a train from Penrith Station, Langwathby Station or Lazonby & Kirkoswald Station.

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