Penrith UK

Penrith is a bustling town made up of mainly traditional sandstone buildings. Perfect for tourists and visitors it has an abundance of accommodation within easy walking distance of the town centre. Shopping is a pleasure here with plenty of interesting shops, many specialising in outdoor and sporting activities including walking, fishing and climbing. Taking a rest and recharging your batteries is easy with cafes, restaurants and bars to suit all tastes and budgets.

The scenery surrounding the town is breathtaking and a short trip up the hillside offers a stunning panoramic view over the whole area, with a designated viewing spot from which to appreciate it in all its glory.

The ruins of Brougham Castle nestling by the River Eamont are just 2 miles outside the town. Take a trip back in time and wander through the 13th century fortress. Visitors are allowed to explore the keep, and to walk around the rooms.
A visit to nearby Ullswater is a must. This stunning lake on which you can take a trip on a traditional steamer is another unforgettable part of any itinerary.