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Market town located in the Eden Valley near to the Lake District National Park

Known for...   Penrith Castle



 

  Attractions

Penrith Castle

English Heritage - Penrith Castle was begun at the end of the 14th century by Ralph Neville.
Penrith
Cumbria
CA11 7EA

 

King Arthur's Round Table

English Heritage - A Neolithic earthwork henge, dating from c. 2000 BC, but much later believed to be King Arthur's jousting arena.
Eamont Bridge
near Penrith
Cumbria
CA11 7SU

 

Rheged

Welcome to Summer at Rheged where every day promises to be a 'Grand Day Out'. Rheged is Europe's largest grass covered building.
Penrith
Cumbria
CA11 0DQ

 

Aira Force And Ullswater FREE

National Trust - A tranquil haven of towering peaks, serene waters and undulating hills.
near Watermillock
Penrith
Cumbria
CA11 0JS

 

Clifton Hall

English Heritage - This 15th-century tower, sole surviving part of the manor house of the Wybergh family.
Clifton Hall Farm
near Penrith
Cumbria
CA10 2EA

 

Brough Castle

English Heritage - Starkly impressive Brough Castle stands on a ridge commanding strategic Stainmore Pass.
Brough
Cumbria
CA10 2AA

 

Brougham Castle

English Heritage - In a picturesque setting beside the crossing of the River Eamont, Brougham Castle was founded in early 13th C.
Moor Lane
Penrith
Cumbria
CA10 2AA

 

Mayburgh Henge

English Heritage - A large and impressive Neolithic henge, much better preserved than neighbouring King Arthur's Round Table.
Eamont Bridge
near Penrith
Cumbria
CA10 2BX

 

Countess Pillar

English Heritage - A fine stretch of Hadrian's Wall on a steep slope, with turrets and an impressive milecastle.
Brougham
Cumbria
CA10 2AA

 

Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens

Dalemain has belonged to the Hasell family since 1679. The history of the garden starts with a 16th-century terrace.
Penrith
Cumbria
CA11 0HB

 

Acorn Bank Garden & Watermill

National Trust - Delightful garden renowned for its herbs and fruit orchards.
Cumbria
CA10 1SP

 
 

  Museums

Penrith And Eden Museum FREE

The seeds were sown for the establishment of a museum in the town with the founding of the Mechanic's Institute in 1830.
Middlegate
Penrith
CA11 7PT

01768212228

 
 

  Parks

Castle Park FREE

The facilities in the park include a children's play area, putting and crazy golf, tennis courts, bowling green, toilets, café.
Ullswater Road
Penrith
Cumbria
CA11 7JQ

 
 

  Leisure centres

Lazonby Swimming Pool

Heated open-air swimming pool and camp site.
Lazonby
Penrith
Cumbria
CA10 1BL

01768898346

 

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