Local Attractions

Penrith Castle

Our Delightful castle ruins are definitely worth a visit and a wonder around the picturesque old castle grounds & it's absolutely Free!


www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/penrith-castle/

Penrith Beacon

Penrith’s stone-built beacon is one of the most recognisable landmarks, crowning the summit of Beacon Hill. The monument was built in 1719 and replaced an earlier structure & It is likely that a beacon has been sited here since 1296. 


http://www.penrithtowntrails.co.uk/downloads/beacon.pdf


OTHER LOCAL PLACES TO VISIT

Penrith Museum

Penrith and Eden Museum is housed in the old Robinson's School building, which was established in 1670 for the education of poor girls. The building continued to be used as a school for three hundred years.


http://www.visiteden.co.uk/explore-eden/the-eden-valley/penrith/penrith-and-eden-museum

Aira Force

Aira Force is a showcase for the power and beauty of nature; it’s a place to escape the ordinary. Breath-taking place where you're in touch with nature.


https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/aira-force-and-ullswater

Helvellyn Mountain

Helvellyn is a 3000ft Mountain in the Lake District and England's third highest mountain; between the lakes of Thirlmere and Ullswater. 


http://www.helvellyn.com/index.html

Long Meg Pagan Stones

Long Meg and her daughters, ancient  Bronze Age, Pagan Stone Circle.  Long Meg herself is a 12ft (3.6 m) high monolith of red sandstone 80ft (25 m) to the southwest of the circle made by her Daughters.


http://www.stone-circles.org.uk/stone/longmeg.htm