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Penrith


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 About Penrith
 
Known locally as the red town because of it's sandstone buildings, it provides ancient castles, squares, a market, which provides a centre for the local farming community, superb hospitality and refreshment. It's continued importance as a market place for cattle and livestock, and it's more domestic market, ensure that the town retains it's great character. Delightful alleyways run between Penrith's mainstreets, amongst them you find more specialised shops that Penrith has a reputation for, such as fudge, cumberland sausage and gingerbread. There are many traditional pubs serving real ales, fine lagers and good food. Restaurants and tearooms are also to be found. The town is looked over by the famous Beacon which acted as a link for a communication train that ran the length of the country. There are two cycle shops and a hire shop in Penrith (tel: 01768 890344/864475).

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 Places to stay in Penrith

Brooklands Guest House
2 Portland Place, Penrith Cumbria CA11 7QN
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Fax: 01768 864895


 Property type: Guesthouse


All of our rooms have recently been fully refurbished to the highest standards to provide you with the very best levels of comfort during your stay. To help make your stay with us a 'home-from-home' our rooms have colour tv's, hair dryers and radio alarm clocks with tea and coffee making facilities as standard. Our highly appointed ensuite shower rooms feature quality fittings and all come complete with bath robes, a range of branded toiletries and fluffy white towels.

Room TypePer room
1 single ensuite room£45.00
3 double ensuite rooms£85.00
1 twin ensuite room£85.00
1 family ensuite room-

  
 
vegetarians catered for packed lunches available drying facilities available 
 
Last updated: 7/5/2016

 
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Acorn Guest House
Scotland Raod, Penrith Cumbria CA11 9HL
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 Property type: Guesthouse
 Accreditations: AA/RAC inspected


"Acorn is a newly refurbished family run guest house close to Penrith town centre, offering all who pass our door on the C2C route full facilities including secure bike storage, evening meals on request in our restaurant and a hearty traditional breakfast. The Acorn recently opened a wine bar and hopes to add a bistro later in the year, enabling guests to eat their meals in-house instead of dining out.

Distance from path: On route

Room TypePer room
3 double ensuite rooms£76.00
3 twin ensuite rooms£76.00
1 family ensuite room-


 
vegetarians catered for this property has an alcohol licence packed lunches available evening meal available drying facilities available 
 
Last updated: 9/15/2015

 
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Albany House
5 Portland Place, Penrith Cumbria CA11 7QN
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 Property type: B & B


Albany House is a spacious Victorian town house built in the late 1800’s. Retaining many original features, the property is ideally situated in an attractive location close to the town centre. Our Penrith guest house is situated within walking distance of the town centre where speciality shops, fine restaurants and traditional pubs can be found. We are centrally located for access to the Northern Lake District, the North Pennines, the Eden Valley and close to the M6 for over night stops when making long journeys. Penrith is on the coast to coast (C2C) cycle route and we are keen to welcome cyclists. There is secure indoor cycle storage for up to 12 cycles and drying facilities available.

Distance from path: On route

Room TypePer room
1 single ensuite room£40.00
2 double ensuite rooms£70.00
2 twin ensuite rooms£70.00


 
vegetarians catered for packed lunches available drying facilities available 
 
Last updated: 9/15/2015

 
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Brandelhow Guest House
1 Portland Place, Penrith Cumbria CA11 7QN
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 Property type: Guesthouse
 Accreditations: AA/RAC inspected


Our Guesthouse is situated in the fine Historic Market Town of Penrith in Cumbria, at the heart of the unspoilt Eden Valley. Surrounded by mountains, lakes, castles and a wealth of History. The Guesthouse is easily located from Junction 40 if travelling North or Junction 41 if travelling South on the M6 Motorway and the trans-pennine A66 link road. Travelling by rail, you will find us just 10/15 minutes walk from the station, on the main Virgin West Coast line, or 5 minutes in a taxi.

Distance from path: On route

Room TypePer room
2 single ensuite rooms£60.00
2 double ensuite rooms£80.00
2 twin ensuite rooms£80.00
1 family ensuite room£75.00

  
 
vegetarians catered for packed lunches available evening meal available drying facilities available 
 
Last updated: 9/15/2015

 
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Glendale Guest House
4 Portdale Place, Penrith Cumbria CA11 7QN
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Victorian townhouse offering 4 diamond quality accommodation. Situated just off the M6 motorway and A66, Penrith is the ideal base for exploring the many different attractions of the English Lake District, C2C cycle route, Eden Valley, Hadrians Wall and The Lady Anne Way.

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Situated just off the M6 motorway and A66, Penrith is the ideal base for exploring the many different attractions of the English Lake District, C2C cycle route, Eden Valley and Hadrians Wall.
 
Distance from path: From M6 follow signs for tourist informaiton on on

Room TypePer room
1 single ensuite room£35.00
1 double ensuite room£65.00
2 twin ensuite rooms£65.00
1 family ensuite room£82.00

  
 
vegetarians catered for packed lunches available drying facilities available 
 
Last updated: 9/15/2015

 
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Blue Swallow Guest House
11 Victoria Road, Penrith Cumbria CA11 8HR
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 Property type: Guesthouse


The Blue Swallow Guesthouse is a lovely Victorian house on the edge of the historic market town of Penrith, gateway to the Northern Lake District. It is family run, and your hosts, Peter and Cynthia Barry, look forward to welcoming you into their home.

Distance from path: On route

Room TypePer room
2 single ensuite rooms£45.00
3 double ensuite rooms£74.00
2 twin ensuite rooms£74.00


 
vegetarians catered for packed lunches available drying facilities available 
 
Last updated: 9/15/2015

 
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Norcroft Guest House
Graham Street, Penrith Cumbria CA11 9LQ
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Fax: 01768 862365


 Property type: B & B


The Norcroft is a large Victorian house, built in the 1860s, recently refurbished and ideal as a base for the Lakes, or a one night stop. Conveniently situated for the M6 and only 5 minutes walk to the lovely Penrith town centre. Penrith is only 6 miles from Ullwater and 17 miles from Keswick. We have 9 bedrooms in all, and can accommodate up to 22 people in comfort. Norcroft has private off-street parking. •Norcroft welcomes cyclists •We are unable to take pets •Internet Access available •Open all year round Bike hire available.

Room TypePer room
1 single ensuite room£45.00
2 double ensuite rooms£85.00
2 family ensuite rooms-

  
 
dogs accepted here vegetarians catered for packed lunches available drying facilities available 
 
Last updated: 9/15/2015

 
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Tynedale Guest House
4 Victoria Road, Penrith Cumbria CA11 8HR
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 Property type: B & B


Tynedale is a charming Victorian town house offering a very high level of comfort and attention to detail. It has been recently refurbished throughout whilst still keeping its original character - mixing old world qualities with new world amenities. We are ideally located only a 2 minute stroll from Penrith town centre and all of its amenities yet within 3 minutes drive of the M6 for easy access.

Distance from path: On route

Room TypePer room
1 single ensuite room£50.00
2 double ensuite rooms£72.00
2 twin ensuite rooms£72.00
3 family ensuite rooms-


 
vegetarians catered for packed lunches available drying facilities available 
 
Last updated: 5/24/2017

 
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Eden Gate
5 Victoria Road, Penrith Cumbria CA11 8HR
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 Property type: B & B


Eden Gate is an ideal location either for an overnight break on your way to or from Scotland or as a base for a longer stay during which you can enjoy the English Lake District or the quieter and unspoilt Eden Valley and North Pennines. It is also a great place to stop overnight if you are tackling the C2C cycle route.

Room TypePer room
1 single ensuite room£50.00
2 double ensuite rooms£75.00
2 twin ensuite rooms£75.00


 
vegetarians catered for packed lunches available drying facilities available 
 
Last updated: 9/15/2015

 
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Whitbarrow Farm
Berrier, Penrith Cumbria CA11 0XB
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 Property type: Farmhouse B & B
 Accreditations: ETB 4 Diamond


Mary Harris extends a warm and friendly welcome to guests on this 420 acre dairy farm set in an attractive hilltop position with superb views of the Lakeland hills and overlooking the picturesque Eden Valley. Whitbarrow Farm has been inspected by the English Tourism Council and awarded a four diamond grading

Distance from path: On route

Room TypePer room
1 double ensuite room£75.00
1 twin ensuite room£75.00

  
 
vegetarians catered for packed lunches available drying facilities available 
 
Last updated: 9/15/2015

 
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George Hotel
Devonshire Street, Penrith Cumbria CA11 7SU
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Fax: 01768 868223


 Property type: Country House Hotel


Situated in the attractive town centre of Penrith, amongst the mix of traditional shops and charming arcades, stands The George Hotel. This proud building steeped in over 300 years of history, provides he ideal base from which to explore the Lake District. All of the 34 comfortable en-suite bedrooms boast tea and coffee facilities, hair driers, direct dial telephones and satellite television, enabling the George Hotel to offer the standards of service you deserve.

Room TypePer room
1 single ensuite room£50.00
3 double ensuite rooms£95.00
3 twin ensuite rooms£95.00

  
 
dogs accepted here vegetarians catered for this property has an alcohol licence packed lunches available evening meal available drying facilities available 
 
Last updated: 9/15/2015

 
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The Rebels Hide
8, Town End Croft, Clifton, Penrith Cumbria CA10 2EP
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 Property type: B & B
 Accreditations: Not Classified


The “Rebels Hide” offers the facilities of high quality new build accommodation, in a traditional setting of historical significance. The hide is newly built and is self contained. The furnishings and fittings are of the highest quality and include TV, DVD, Ipod, and wireless broadband. The Hide is on the doorstep of the Lakes and only five minutes away from Lake Ullswater. It provides an ideal base to explore some of Lakelands picturesque villages and indeed the less well known but equally lovely Eden Valley. It is an ideal location for cyclists, climbers, walkers, sailors, and sight seeing. The historic village of Clifton has one of the finest Lakeland Inns in Cumbria serving excellent beers and wines and fine cuisine, a couple of minutes away from the hide.

Distance from path: 4 miles

Room TypePer room
2 single ensuite rooms£55.00
2 double ensuite rooms£80.00
2 twin ensuite rooms£80.00
1 family ensuite room£80.00


 
dogs accepted here vegetarians catered for packed lunches available evening meal available drying facilities available 
 
Last updated: 9/15/2015

 
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Kelleth Old Hall
Kelleth, Penrith Cumbria CA10 3UG
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 Property type: B & B
 Accreditations: Not Classified


Kelleth Old Hall is a Grade II listed manor house dating from the mid to late 17th century. It is thought to have been built by Thomas Carleton of Appleby Castle; it is known to have had connections with the Whitehead family, including George Whitehead, founding member of the Quaker movement. Throughout its 300 year history, the house has been little changed. It is full of delightful architectural features - stone-mullioned windows, a huge fireplace, flagstone floors, deep sills, original panelled cupboards. The house has grandeur yet charm, scope yet intimacy. Its views, south-facing over the bronze-coloured, soft-topped Howgill Fells, are epic and unspoilt.

Distance from path: 3 miles   OS reference: NY 66041 05254

Room TypePer room
1 double ensuite room£90.00
1 single room (shared facilities)-

  
 
dogs accepted here vegetarians catered for packed lunches available evening meal available drying facilities available 
 
Last updated: 9/15/2015

 
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pets accepted herePets accepted   packed lunches availablePacked lunches available
evening meal availableEvening meals available   this is a no smoking propertyNo smoking property