Travellers to Penrith give high marks for the lakeside setting and lively bar scene. Countryside and secluded, this city also attracts tourists with its spas. Top sights in the city include Ullswater and Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Cultural venues in the city include Brougham Hall, Brougham Castle and Hutton in the Forest. The city is notable for landmarks like Dalemain, Lowther Castle and Gardens and Penrith Castle. The lakes and countryside highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including Ullswater, Yorkshire Dales National Park and Aira Force.
Popular places to visit around the area include Lake Windermere, 22.4 mi/36.1 km from the city centre, and Hill Top, which is 23.3 mi (37.5 km) away.
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.