Penrith Hotels


Penrith Rail Station (ATGImages/

Penrith is a great base for exploring the Lake District and is a popular stop for visitors given its fantastic transport links. Attractions include the Penrith Castle, as well as Brougham Castle with Ullswater 10-miles away and the start of the daunting Helvellyn and Striding Edge within easy reach to Penrith.

Accommodation in Penrith is at the higher end, but also includes some mid-range hotel options for those on more of a budget.

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The Sun Inn, Newton Reigny Outside Rooms at The Sun Inn, Newton Reigny

The Sun Inn, Newton Reigny - From £60

Rivermead, Newton Reigny, Penrith, CA11 0AP

The Sun Inn in Newton Reigny by Penrith is ideally placed for cyclists attempting the Coast 2 Coast challenge, since it is 45 miles along the route from Workington, making it a perfect first night stopping point. What’s more, it has an en-suite bunk room that sleeps six guests, along with three other double en-suite rooms. Classic pub grub is served throughout the day.

Foundry 34 Outside Rooms at Foundry 34

Foundry 34 - From £45

34 Burrowgate, Sandgate, Penrith, CA11 7TA

If you want to combine a low cost trip to the Lake District with lively night life then Foundry 34 is an ideal choice. Located in the heart of Penrith, this hotel and restaurant offers boutique style accommodation and a lively restaurant and bar that hosts regular live music events. Ideal for young childless couples, this hotel has great transport links.

Stoneybeck Inn Outside Rooms at Stoneybeck Inn

Stoneybeck Inn - From £89

Bowscar, Penrith, CA11 8RP

The Stoneybeck Inn has been transformed in recent years from an average village pub to an award winning restaurant, stylish and comfortable hotel, and a modern, well-equipped conference facility. The seven plush bedrooms are beautifully appointed and the hotel is ideally located for exploring both the eastern Lake District and the western Pennines, being just minutes from the M6.

The Inn on the Lake Outside Rooms at The Inn on the Lake

The Inn on the Lake - From £115

Lake Ullswater, Glenridding, CA11 0PE

The Inn on the Lake is located on the shore of Ullswater with beautiful landscape gardens that stretch down to the water’s edge. The hotel boasts of four dining venues, including a 2 AA rosette restaurant and a bar that is popular with walkers. Located at the foot of Helvellyn, this is an ideal hotel for fell walkers who like to rest in sumptuous surroundings.

Brantwood Hotel Outside Rooms at Brantwood Hotel

Brantwood Hotel - From £83

Stainton, Penrith, CA11 0EP

The Brantwood Country Hotel is a small, but sumptuous hotel close to Penrith and the picturesque Ullswater. Each one of the seven bedrooms has been fully refurbished to a high standard with luxurious en-suite facilities.

The restaurant is very popular with local residents, and serves a delicious selection of classic British cuisine, whilst the relaxing bar is open throughout the day.

Highland Drove Inn Outside Rooms at Highland Drove Inn

Highland Drove Inn - From £90

Great Salkeld, Penrith, CA11 9NA

The Highland Drove is a classic British inn north of Penrith. The inn has won awards for its delicious food, and is located on the Coast 2 Coast cycle route, making it popular with bike enthusiasts.

There are just five rooms, simply furnished with modern comforts, and you can indulge in a full Cumbrian breakfast each morning.

The George Hotel Outside Rooms at The George Hotel

The George Hotel - From £86

Devonshire Street, Penrith, CA11 7SU

The George Hotel is located in the centre of Penrith, the town known as the gateway to the Lake District. Over 300 years old, the hotel successfully combines old world charm with modern comforts, enabling you to browse superfast Wi-Fi whilst relaxing next to an open fire under exposed beams in the bar. Rooms are comfortably furnished, and room service is available.

The Lounge Hotel and Bar Outside Rooms at The Lounge Hotel and Bar

The Lounge Hotel and Bar - From £65

Mitre House, Penrith, CA11 7AJ

Situated in the pretty Lakeland market town of Penrith, the Lounge Bar and Hotel is one of the Lake District's most distinct hotels with its boutique style of accommodation. The hotel also boasts a fantastic restaurant and bar that offers fine modern cuisine, as well as a good selection of drinks.

With London being just four-hours away on the train from Penrith and being close to junction 40 if the M6, the Lounge Bar and Restaurant is a convenient choice of hotel that offers a high standard of accommodation.

Tebay Services Hotel Outside Rooms at Tebay Services Hotel

Tebay Services Hotel - From £87

M6, Orton, Penrith, CA10 3SB

Situated just of the M6 between Kendal and Penrith and on the edge of the amazing Lake District National Park, this family owned hotel is a popular choice of hotel for guests staying for business or pleasure. With 50 en-suite rooms all comfortably furnished and stylishly decorated, guests can also enjoy the hotel’s popular lounge and restaurant.

There is also a farm shop that sells a fantastic range of locally sourced produce. And, thanks to its location and excellent facilities, the hotel is a popular choice for weddings and business events.

Roundthorn Country House Outside Rooms at Roundthorn Country House

Roundthorn Country House - From £109

Beacon Edge, Penrith, CA11 8SJ

The Roundthorn Country House Hotel is a Grade II listed Georgian mansion and is one of the most picturesque hotels in the Lakeland area. Set in its own landscaped gardens, it offers guests spectacular views of the surrounding Lakeland fells, and Eden Valley.

With a variety of high class rooms available and some of the best food you’ll find in Cumbria, the Roundthorn Country House Hotel is a great choice for anyone wishing to stay in this beautiful part of the UK.

North Lakes Hotel and Spa Outside Rooms at North Lakes Hotel and Spa

North Lakes Hotel and Spa - From £111

Ullswater Road, Penrith, CA11 8QT

Located in the beautiful Cumbrian town of Penrith, the North Lakes Hotel and Spa is perfectly situated to enjoy all the stunning Lake District and beautiful Eden Valley has to offer. With a restaurant serving locally inspired dishes and excellent spa facilities, the hotel is the perfect base to enjoy all this beautiful part of the country has to offer.

Macdonald Leeming House Outside Rooms at Macdonald Leeming House

Macdonald Leeming House - From £110

Watermillock, Penrith, CA11 0JJ

The Macdonald Leeming House Hotel is one of the most beautiful hotels in the Lake District, sitting on the shores of Lake Windermere. Located in 22-acres of picturesque landscaped gardens, guests are assured the highest standards of service, fantastic food, and a stay that they will remember for many years to come.

With 42 luxury rooms, it is the perfect place to stay whether on business or exploring the fells and waters of the spectacular Lake District.

Glenridding House Outside Rooms at Glenridding House

Glenridding House - From £225

Glenrridding Lake, Ullswater, Penrith, CA11 0PH

Glenridding House is a country house hotel that lies on the shores of the beautiful Lake Ullswater. Once the summer residence of the great Charles Darwin, the hotel has five bedrooms and offers some of the finest accommodation in the Lake District on a bed and breakfast basis.

As well as being a popular wedding and conference venue, it is the perfect hotel for a peaceful and relaxing stay in this wild and beautiful part of the United Kingdom.