Our Delightful castle ruins are definitely worth a visit when your here in Penrith. Have a casual wonder around the picturesque old castle grounds & it's it's beaut and whats more is it is absolutely Free!
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
OTHER LOCAL PLACES TO VISIT
Penrith’s stone-built beacon is one of the most recognizable 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
Helvellyn is a 3000ft Mountain in the Lake District and England's third highest mountain; between the lakes of Thirlmere and Ullswater
Aira Force is a showcase for the power and beauty of nature. It’s a place to escape the ordinary, a truely breath-taking place where you're in touch with nature
Long Meg and her daughters, ancient Bronze Age, Pagan Stone Circle. Long Meg herself is a 12ft high monolith of red sandstone and is the tallest of the 69 stones
A glacial ribbon lake, Ullswater is seen by many as the most beautiful lake in England Ullswater’s mesmerising natural beauty has attracted sightseers since the 18th century. Travelling from Penrith your first stop will be Pooley Bridge, and there you can hop on one of the steamers that navigate the lake
Derwentwater at Keswick is truly breath-taking and is one of the principal bodies of water in the Lake District National Park. It lies wholly within the Borough of Allerdale, in Cumbria, immediately south of the town of Keswick. At 3 miles long, 1 mile wide and 72 feet deep it is fed by the River Derwent
One of England's biggest bodies of water it holds an incredible 300 billion litres & formed around 13,000 years ago during the last Ice Age when two glaciers melted, the water in Windermere was retained by the rock material that the glaciers deposited It’s surrounded by mountain peaks and villages
Lowther Castle has to be one of the most beautiful & breath-taking places set in the heart of the English Lake District and what's better it is located a mere five miles away from our location and within very easy access
An early 13th century medieval castle located about 2miles from Penrith, in a picturesque setting beside the crossing of the River Eamont in Cumbria. This is wonderfully historic place to visit & quite literally on our doorstep
This historic castle is said to be haunted and is still a lived-in family home. The estate has been in the hands of the Pennington family for over 800 years with one of its earliest surviving features dating from the 1780s
This beautiful property was left to the National Trust in 1950. The garden is surrounded and protected by ancient oaks and high walls and Acorn Bank is noted for its gardens and windmill.
The name Dalemain means ‘manor in the valley’, there has been a settlement in its position since Saxon times. Discover & enjoy four centuries of House Architecture, five acres of celebrated gardens & historic parkland too.
This historic Cumbrian House & Gardens Located on the Edge of the English Lake District. With the first Historial reference in 1292 with delightful walled gardens, grounds & woodland walk.