Hand-picked self-catering cottages and lodges in Penrith
Browse our range of Penrith cottages for a wonderful holiday in Cumbria. This attractive market town is your perfect base for discovering the nearby Lake District National Park as well as the North Pennines. Many of our self-catering cottages near Penrith offer fantastic views over the lakes and mountains and all have everything you need for a relaxing holiday with your partner, friends or family. This region covering 1,500 square miles of fells, forests and lakes is ideal for those who like to keep active on holiday. Whether you like hiking, mountain biking, wild swimming or water sports, all your needs will be met in this fabulous area. Browse our Penrith lodges for your perfect self-catering accommodation then start planning your trip.
For history fans there’s plenty to discover in the surrounding area, be it visiting Penrith Castle, heading to the stone circle at Long Meg and Daughters (7.5 miles) or driving south to Shap to look around its 12th-century abbey. Take an easy walk up to Hallin Fell and admire views over Ullswater, or for something more ambitious hike up Helvellyn or even Scafell Pike, the UK’s highest mountains, which requires high levels of fitness. Our Penrith holiday lets are within easy reach of Ullswater (9 miles); here you can take a cruise on the peaceful lake or try rock climbing through one of the local activity centres. Visit Dalemain (3 miles) or Hutton-in-the-Forest (9 miles) country estates where you can admire the houses and grounds before popping into the café for tea and cake. Browse our holiday cottages in Penrith to find your idyll.