Penrith is both a civil parish and market town located just a short distance from the famed Lake District. This pretty town is a popular holiday destination for both short and long stays. When you book one of our hotels near Penrith, you’ll be surrounded by one of the most celebrated National Parks in the UK. From castles and gardens, to Lakeland and mansions, there are plenty of architectural, cultural and scenic delights to explore and admire when in this area and a great destination option for the entire family.
Book hotels near Penrith
Book one of our Penrith hotels and you’re guaranteed to wake up relaxed and rejuvenated. Lowther Castle & Gardens is one of the many attractions situated in this area; just a stone throw away from our Carlisle hotel. This dramatic establishment certainly has the wow factor and is a great place to visit if you wish to view the once home of the Earls of Lonsdale in the Medieval times. Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens are also close by. This historic house, surrounded by lush grounds, is just 5 minutes from our Penrith hotel. To continue with the theme of grandeur, a trip to Penrith Castle is not to be missed. Designed by Ralph Neville in the 14th century, it’s a great place to go if you wish to learn more about Penrith’s past.
Things to do near Penrith
There are many things to do when staying in one of our hotels near Penrith, including taking a trip to the Alpaca Centre, which is set in beautiful scenery and only place of its kind in Europe where the owners have been hand rearing and farming alpacas for over 15 years. The Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre is another great place to visit if you’re an animal lover, and even if you’re not, you’re guaranteed to find these astounding creatures a little on the fascinating side. Here you will learn all about the research that goes into the breeding and rehabilitation of orphaned and injured birds.