PenrithUnited Kingdom

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Visit Penrith

Secluded Penrith is calling! Discover its lake views, spas, countryside and more.

Discover the quiet area of Penrith—lake views, pristine countryside and top sights from Ullswater to Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Where to stay in Penrith

Newton Rigg, Penrith, England, United Kingdom

Newton Rigg

While Newton Rigg isn't home to many top sights, Penrith Castle and Rheged are some notable places to visit nearby.

Newton Rigg

Top hotels in Penrith

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
North Lakes Hotel And Spa
North Lakes Hotel And Spa
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£89
per night
Jan 26 - Jan 27

Situated in Penrith, this spa hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Penrith Castle, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Rheged and Brougham Castle. Lowther Castle and Gardens ...

4.2/5Excellent! (457 reviews)

"Good service good food well organised great night!"…"

Reviewed on 20 Dec 2019

North Lakes Hotel And Spa
Macdonald Leeming House
Macdonald Leeming House
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£92
per night
Jan 26 - Jan 27

Situated on a lake, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Ullswater and within 6 miles (10 km) of Aira Force and Gowbarrow Fall. Dalemain and Rookin House Activity ...

4.2/5Excellent! (230 reviews)

"Great property, fantastic service and very memorable night for me and my wife!"…"

Reviewed on 8 Jan 2020

Macdonald Leeming House
Tebay Services Hotel
Tebay Services Hotel
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£80
per night
Jan 26 - Jan 27

Situated in a rural location, this hotel is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Yorkshire Dales National Park and within 9 miles (15 km) of Shap Abbey and Stockpile. Blast Rubble ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (440 reviews)

"Friendly staff couldn’t do enough for you. Nothing was too much trouble. Love the fact it was so “dog friendly “."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jan 2020

Tebay Services Hotel

Popular things to do in Penrith

Ullswater
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Ullswater

4.5/5(283 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at Ullswater, a popular spot to commune with nature in Penrith. Stroll along the area's lakeside or simply savour its lively bars.

Lowther Castle and Gardens
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Lowther Castle and Gardens

4.5/5(25 reviews)

Find out about the history of Penrith when you take a trip to Lowther Castle and Gardens. Stroll along the lakeside or visit the spas in this relaxing area.

Aira Force
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Aira Force

4.5/5(4 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at Aira Force, a lovely green space in Penrith. Visit the spas and lively bars in this quaint area.

Brotherswater
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Brotherswater

Commune with nature and explore the great outdoors at Brotherswater during your travels in Hartsop. Stroll along the lakeside or visit the spas in this relaxing area.

Askham Hall Gardens and Cafe
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Askham Hall Gardens and Cafe

Enjoy an outing to Askham Hall Gardens and Cafe during your stay in Askham. Stroll along the lakeside or visit the spas in this relaxing area.

Penrith Castle
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Penrith Castle

4/5(2 reviews)

Find out about the history of Penrith when you spend time at Penrith Castle. Amble around this culturally rich area's lakeside and enjoy its lively bars.

Top activities in Penrith

Bays and Beaches of Ullswater
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Bays and Beaches of Ullswater

£45

Great way to see what many regard as the most beautiful of the big lakes. Stable, double Sea Kayaks. Experienced, qualified, friendly guide.

The Lake District Tour from Chester
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The Lake District Tour from Chester

£48

This tour gives you a day in the Lake District National Park, from Chester. It’s an ideal way to see amazing landscape associated with this stunning National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site.

10 Lakes Winter scenic Lakes Tour
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10 Lakes Winter scenic Lakes Tour

£89

Your day starts with a climb, all the way up to the Kirkstone Pass Inn for a stop to take in the views back down the valley right the way down to Lake Windermere and Ambleside. From here the road plunges down into the Kirkstone Pass and descends down to Brothers Water.

Lake District Day Trip by Train with Lake Windermere Cruise & Afternoon Tea
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Lake District Day Trip by Train with Lake Windermere Cruise & Afternoon Tea

£219

On this adventure to the Lake District,board a train in London and travel northwest to the area that inspired many of the author's pastoral tales. After a scenic cruise on serene Lake Windermere, complete the day with traditional English tea.

Full Day Lake District Sightseeing Tour from Manchester
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Full Day Lake District Sightseeing Tour from Manchester

£47

This is our award-winning Full-Day / 190-mile Lake District Adventure tour for departures from Manchester. The tour has been carefully designed with your leisure in mind. Not only is it a great price for such a tour but we always use our luxury vehicles ensuring everyone has plenty of seat space and a full window view.

Ullswater Lake Boat Ride
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Ullswater Lake Boat Ride

£16

Our main base at starting point is at Glenridding Pier. There is a pay & display car park at the pier. Board the boat and sit back, relax and enjoy the spectacular scenery. The southern reach of the lake has dramatic views of the rugged mountains.

Reviews of Penrith

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Top Destination

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3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Dec 31, 2019

Didn’t see anything. Only stayed in hotel to break up drive from Cairnryan ferry to home

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Dec 12, 2019

Penrith is close by to the beautiful Lakes and scenery of the lake district, so having a car to explore is a must. Without one, transport is very expensive and limited.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Nov 26, 2019

The area around the hotel is definitely worth visiting.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Nov 20, 2019

We have been going for years since the early eighties.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Oct 28, 2019

Went to see the annual winter droving,fantastic & interesting parade of lights through the town with plenty of stalls & entertainment for all the family,looking forward for next year

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Sep 23, 2019

The area is beautiful