Penrith is a traditional market town and is one of the few left in Cumbria to offer shops that cater for the everyday needs of the locals rather than just the clothing requirements of walkers! It also boasts the largest grass covered building in Europe, Rheged. There is also Penrith Castle to explore, and much much more. It is ideally located on the M6 motorway at the northern gateway to the Lake District and also en route to Scotland and if visiting Hadrians Wall Country.
Penrith, in Cumbria the Lake District has much to offer holiday makers and visitors. There are many places to stay in Penrith, including great self-catering holiday cottages and quality bed and breakfasts and guest houses. To see some of the best holiday accommodation in Penrith please click on the following links:
The very best B&Bs and Holiday Cottages in Penrith, Cumbria the Lake District
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Penrith also has a wide range of things to do and places to see. Click here for a great selection of things to do in Penrith.