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Reviewed on 26 Jan 2020
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.
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.
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:
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.