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Make a Holiday Rental Cottage in Penrith, Cumbria Your Home Away From Home

For an ideal trip where you can indulge in some wonderful outdoor activities or simply spend time unwinding with stunning countryside views, a Penrith holiday is the perfect option. By choosing a Penrith holiday rental cottage you have a myriad of activities right on your doorstep including the opportunity to learn more about the history and culture of this part of Northern England. A Penrith holiday rental cottage also means that you are centrally located for day trips to the Lake District.

Things to Do on Holiday to Penrith, Cumbria

If you are the type of person who loves outdoor activities, then a Penrith holiday is the perfect option for you. Activities available in the town include swimming, fishing, mountain biking, sailing, horse riding, golf and tennis. The town of Penrith and the stunning surrounding countryside are perfect for walkers, painters and photographers too.

Whilst on a trip to Penrith, one attraction that should be on your itinerary is the Dalemain Historic House and Gardens, located in the southern area of the town. A mixture of Tudor and Georgian architecture, Dalemain House is filled with antique furniture, paintings, toy collections and ceramics. The beautiful, well-kept gardens are perfect for strolling around on a summer’s day. Also worth a visit is the 14th century Penrith Castle which is has a colourful history and striking red sandstone bricks.

Places to Visit on Holiday to Penrith, Cumbria

Approximately 20 miles to the north of Penrith is the historical town of Carlisle. Ultimately the best thing to see here is the magnificent Carlisle Castle which was first built in the 11th century. The castle was modified throughout the centuries and played a huge part as defences against the Scots. As well as being able to visit the dungeons and the impressive Keep of the castle, there is the Museum of the Border Regiment where visitors can see uniforms, pictures, weapons and documents relating to Cumbria’s local militia.

Weather in Penrith, Cumbria

For those who have booked a holiday rental cottage in Penrith, they can expect a typical Maritime climate, which means there are comfortable summers and cold winters. The average daytime temperature during the summer months of July and August is 18°C. During the winter months of January and February this average temperature falls to 4°C. Visitors on a Penrith holiday can expect less than 2 inches of rain during the warmer months, making it a wonderful time to explore this beautiful town fully.

Travel to Penrith, Cumbria

Travellers on a Penrith holiday can either fly into Manchester International Airport (MAN) or NewcastleAirport (NCL). Airline operators offering regular cheap flights to Penrith include British Airways, BMI, Flybe, easyJet and KLM. Passengers can leave from a variety of UK airports including Edinburgh (EDI), Belfast (BFS), London Gatwick (LGW), Heathrow (LHR) and Cardiff (CWL).

    Wonderful! 4.8/5
    (19 reviews)
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    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 3
    House #8159153
    19
    Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
      Exceptional! 5/5
      (34 reviews)
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      • 3 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Sleeps 6
      Barn #1949986
      34
      Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
        Very Good! 4.2/5
        (20 reviews)
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        • 3 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Separate Toilet
        • Sleeps 5
        Cottage #8122958
        20
        Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
          Wonderful! 4.9/5
          (38 reviews)
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          • 3 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 6
          Cabin #8120394
          38
          Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
            Wonderful! 4.9/5
            (28 reviews)
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            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 2
            Cottage #6861328
            28
            Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
              Wonderful! 4.8/5
              (26 reviews)
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              • 3 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Sleeps 6
              Cottage #85960
              26
              Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                Exceptional! 5/5
                (21 reviews)
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                • 3 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 6
                Barn #6711342
                21
                Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                  (8 reviews)
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 6
                  Apartment #6548300
                  8
                  Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                    (16 reviews)
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                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 5
                    Cottage #8165715
                    16
                    Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                      (12 reviews)
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                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Cottage #6050193
                      12
                      Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                        (8 reviews)
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                        • 1 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 2
                        Multiple rentals Cottage #1056365
                        8
                        Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                          • 3 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Separate Toilet
                          • Sleeps 8
                          Cottage #6516921
                          4
                          Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Cottage #8123468
                            22
                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                              (10 reviews)
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Cottage #8173458
                              10
                              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Multiple rentals Cottage #1056365
                                8
                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
                                  (13 reviews)
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Multiple rentals Cottage #1056365
                                  13
                                  Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                    (9 reviews)
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                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    House #6503300
                                    9
                                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                      (21 reviews)
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                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      Cottage #8052695
                                      21
                                      Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 6
                                        House #8131790
                                        1
                                        Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Cottage #1171688
                                          36
                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            Apartment #8045452
                                            15
                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                              (17 reviews)
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                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 3 BA
                                              • Separate Toilets
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              Cottage #733195
                                              17
                                              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                (15 reviews)
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                                                • 1 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                Cottage #1761511
                                                15
                                                Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                  (9 reviews)
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                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                  Cabin #8105492
                                                  9
                                                  Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                    (6 reviews)
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                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                    Cottage #8242128
                                                    6
                                                    Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                      (4 reviews)
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                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                      Cottage #8103499
                                                      4
                                                      Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                        (17 reviews)
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                                                        • 4 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                        Cottage #79473
                                                        17
                                                        Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                          (9 reviews)
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                                                          • 1 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 2
                                                          Cabin #6948979
                                                          9
                                                          Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            • 1 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Cottage #8120918
                                                            14
                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Barn #1782367
                                                              9
                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                Multiple rentals Cottage #1056365
                                                                5
                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                                  Cottage #8167198
                                                                  9
                                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                    (7 reviews)
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                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                    Multiple rentals Cottage #8095171
                                                                    7
                                                                    Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                      House #6505357
                                                                      13
                                                                        Very Good! 4/5
                                                                        (15 reviews)
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                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                        • Sleeps 7
                                                                        Cottage #8131291
                                                                        15
                                                                        Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                          (39 reviews)
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                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          Cottage #8108827
                                                                          39
                                                                          Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            Cottage #8157664
                                                                            8
                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                              Cottage #806638
                                                                              10
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                (5 reviews)
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                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                                Apartment #8115778
                                                                                5
                                                                                Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                  (8 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                                  Multiple rentals Cottage #8095171
                                                                                  8
                                                                                  Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                    (5 reviews)
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                                                                                    • Studio
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                                    Apartment #6840544
                                                                                    5
                                                                                    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                      (8 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                                                      Cottage #8123761
                                                                                      8
                                                                                      Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                        (9 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                                        Cottage #8110875
                                                                                        9
                                                                                        Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (4 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Cottage #8133493
                                                                                          4
                                                                                          Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Multiple rentals Cottage #431634
                                                                                            2
                                                                                              • 5 BR
                                                                                              • 4 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                                                              House #6924082
                                                                                              1
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                                • 4 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                Cottage #6557384
                                                                                                2
                                                                                                Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                  House #8293147
                                                                                                  Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                    House #6712547
                                                                                                    1
                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                      Cottage #1969359
                                                                                                      1
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Perfect

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Fantastic accommodation, newly decorated. Would stay again
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      The property was charming & lacked nothing. All very clean & tidy, we had a great stay.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Had a fantastic time at the property, comfortable, clean & Chris + Claire were friendly & helpful. The surrounding area is beautiful. Very short drive to ullswater lake. Local pubs great for grub. Highly recommend this property to anyone & we would probably look to return one day.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017