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Top Penrith Family-Friendly Hotels

Stafford House Guest House
The price is £90 per night from 11 Oct to 11 Oct
5/5Exceptional! (178 reviews)
"Hazel was the perfect host with immaculate attention to detail. The property and grounds are beautiful. A real gem and we will certainly recommend and will return. Nothing was too much trouble. The breakfast was fantastic."

Reviewed on 23 Aug 2021

Stafford House Guest House
The Black Swan Inn
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £119 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
4.9/5Exceptional! (36 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family
Travellers say...
"A hidden gem. Loved the whole place from the atmosphere, the food, the spacious room and the owner and staff. Very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Hope to return."

Reviewed on 28 Jul 2021

The Black Swan Inn
Luxury Studio Apartment in a Peaceful Setting
Great for families
Whitbarrow Village, Penrith, ENG
4.8/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, kitchen, extra beds/cots, dryer
Reception staff
"The property and location is fabulous however, the reception staff are rude and inexperienced. We called ahead spoke to young man, could not find booking and then once that was resolved informed us we did not have to book for evening meal. Arrived after very long journey to be told bar not open nor ..."

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2021

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YHA Patterdale - Hostel
Great for families
2 out of 5
Patterdale, Penrith, England
4.8/5Exceptional! (20 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, extra beds/cots, laundry facilities
Honeymoon stay
"Lovely stay. Part of our honeymoon Travelling down from Gretna."

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2019

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YHA Patterdale - Hostel
Character cottage with stunning mountain views in the Lake District
Great for families
4.7/5Exceptional! (121 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, games and toys
Perfect setting
"The cottage was the perfect location to reach many of the lakes. It had stunning views to wake up to."

Reviewed on 12 Sep 2021

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Character cottage with stunning mountain views in the Lake District
Tebay Services Hotel
The price is £115 per night from 17 Oct to 17 Oct
4.7/5Exceptional! (514 reviews)
"beautiful location, food delicious, room very nice & comfortable beds"

Reviewed on 11 Sep 2021

Tebay Services Hotel
The Inn On The Lake
Great for families
4.7/5Exceptional! (63 reviews)
Families like: mini golf, extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family
Travellers say...
"An impressive hotel, fantastic setting, convenient for the usual lakeland activities. Rooms and public areas were well appointed and clean. All the staff were helpful and personable. There there were a couple of weddings which meant other guests were excluded from rooms/areas for a time but there ..."

Reviewed on 8 Sep 2021

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The Inn On The Lake
Abbey House Bed and Breakfast
The price is £85 per night from 8 Oct to 8 Oct
4.6/5Exceptional! (109 reviews)
"It was easy to find, friendly and helpful host. Easy to access the town."

Reviewed on 7 Sep 2021

Abbey House Bed and Breakfast
Whitbarrow Hotel
Great for families
4.6/5Wonderful! (55 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, kitchen, mini golf, laundry facilities
Whitbarrow Hotel
"Really nice hotel situated in a an excellent location, the hotel facilities are very good including a pool/sauna/steam room/jacuzzi. Very spacious rooms with self catering equipment if required. My only negative point with this hotel is that they serve breakfast at 08:30am which is way too late for ..."

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

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Whitbarrow Hotel
Crown Inn at Pooley Bridge
The price is £140 per night from 18 Oct to 18 Oct
4.6/5Wonderful! (270 reviews)
"The property was clean and tidy, food was nice"

Reviewed on 1 Sep 2021

Crown Inn at Pooley Bridge
Acorn Guest House
The price is £88 per night from 4 Oct to 4 Oct
4.6/5Wonderful! (37 reviews)
"Lovely couple and homely stay at the guest house. Highly recommend."

Reviewed on 28 Jul 2021

Acorn Guest House
Edenhall Country House Hotel
3 out of 5
Edenhall, Penrith, England
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The price is £119 per night from 5 Oct to 5 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (40 reviews)
Another good stay
"Another great stay at a hotel I use frequently . Great service and good food."

Reviewed on 1 Jun 2021

Edenhall Country House Hotel
The White House Guest House
The price is £110 per night from 4 Oct to 4 Oct
4.4/5Wonderful! (60 reviews)
"Lovely owner, rooms were nice and clean, only downside for us was only having a bath and not a shower"

Reviewed on 20 Aug 2021

The White House Guest House
Queens Head Inn
3 out of 5
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The price is £80 per night from 1 Oct to 1 Oct
4.4/5Excellent! (217 reviews)
Excellent stay
"We stayed for one night and found the hotel and staff brilliant! Nothing was too much trouble for the staff. Breakfast was excellent and or room clean and comfortable. Definately stay again"

Reviewed on 17 Jun 2021

Queens Head Inn
The George Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
Great for families
3 out of 5
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The price is £81 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
4.4/5Excellent! (122 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, laundry facilities
Travellers say...
"Good location Food fantastic Staff very goof"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2021

The George Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
North Lakes Hotel And Spa
Great for families
4 out of 5
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The price is £110 per night from 18 Oct to 18 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (546 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, laundry
Travellers say...
"It was a really special few days. The only problem was bedding was a little dirty with marks on it which got changed. Apart from that small error we would love to stay in this beautiful hotel which has amazing spa area too and the restraunt and fire pit made our stay extra special."

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2021

North Lakes Hotel And Spa
The Royal at Dockray
Great for families
3 out of 5
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The price is £125 per night from 4 Oct to 4 Oct
4.2/5Excellent! (77 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry facilities
Travellers say...
"It was all excellent, especially the cooked breakfasts which really set us up for the day,"

Reviewed on 28 Jun 2021

The Royal at Dockray
Macdonald Leeming House
4 out of 5
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £222 per night from 17 Oct to 17 Oct
4.2/5Very Good! (271 reviews)
Lovely stay in Ullswater
"Nice hotel in a beautiful setting"

Reviewed on 12 Jun 2021

Macdonald Leeming House
Shap Wells Hotel
3 out of 5
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The price is £79 per night from 16 Oct to 16 Oct
3.9/5Good! (248 reviews)
"Lovely garden and walking. Bit old fashioned but clean and good value. Everything you could possibly need unless you are v fussy!"

Reviewed on 4 Sep 2021

Shap Wells Hotel
Station Hotel
3 out of 5
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The price is £68 per night from 17 Oct to 17 Oct
3.8/5Good! (131 reviews)
"Friendly and welcoming"

Reviewed on 31 Aug 2021

Station Hotel
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Where should we stay in Penrith?

The historic destination of Penrith is a great choice if you've been considering a holiday with the children. The lake views, parks and castle are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Take to the air and fly into Carlisle (CAX), which is located 23 mi (37 km) from the city centre. Penrith has 28 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you'll have a variety of options when you're choosing where to stay.

When should we visit Penrith?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family holiday. You can use this information to plan when to grab the children and head to Penrith.

  • 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
  • Driest months: April, May, June and July, with an average rainfall of 1 inches
  • Rainiest months: September, December, January and October, with an average rainfall of 2 inches

What should we see and do in Penrith?

While you and your family are visiting Penrith, you may want to explore some child-friendly attractions such as Mayburgh Henge, Brougham Hall and Brougham Castle. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Penrith & Eden Museum and Hutton in the Forest.

Penrith is also known for its:
  • Historical sites
  • Parks
  • Cultural attractions
  • Countryside

Getting around Penrith

If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Penrith Station, Langwathby Station or Lazonby & Kirkoswald Station. Penrith might not have as many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.

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