Self catering holiday cottage rentals in Penrith, Cumbria, England

For a cottage holiday close to the stunning landscape of the Lake District National Park and also the Pennines, Penrith is hard to beat. The large market town of Penrith sits on the edge of the Lake District National Park and close to the beautiful riverside Eden Valley. Its importance as a shopping hub for the area is supplemented by its attractions and streets steeped in history. In fact, two of its oldest streets (Sandgate and Burrowgate) date back to the 13th century. Exploring the town and discovering its yards and arcades is a lot of fun.


Information on Cottage Holidays in Penrith

It's a good idea to start your visit at the Penrith Museum and Tourist Information Centre, which are housed in a former school. Exhibits at the museum give an insight into the local history, and artefacts include Roman pottery. More history is on show at Penrith Castle, with its impressive ruins. Construction on this castle started in 1399. Many visitors like to walk up to the summit of Beacon Hill to see Penrith Beacon and to take in the fabulous views. The beacon, built in 1719, is on a site where beacons were traditionally lit during times of emergency.

For family fun and to entertain the kids, Penrith Leisure Centre offers lots of facilities, including a swimming pool, climbing wall, fitness gym and indoor bowls green.
 

Nearby Attractions to Discover on a Cottage Break in Penrith

•    Take a trip to the Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre at Lowther where you will see eagles, hawks, owls, buzzards and falcons. You can take refreshments in the vintage tearoom.

•    At Stainton, The Alpaca Centre offers the chance to see these fascinating animals and also to buy alpaca goods and artwork inspired by them.

•    Take a hike in the nearby Pennines.

•    Enjoy walks, hikes and various other activities or just sightseeing in the nearby Lake District National Park.

We trust that you’ll have a great time in this part of Cumbria and hope you find the perfect place to stay in or near Penrith on Country Cottages Online.

Book a Penrith cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Cumbria on holiday.

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Staffield Hall, Penrith, Cumbria, Lake District, England

10 bedroom Large Country House

sleeps 10 - 24 guests
10 - 24
10 bedrooms
10
10 bathrooms
10
dog-friendly cottage, 4 dog(s) welcome
4
5 star

10 bedroom large group accommodation in the Eden Valley, close to Penrith, with warm bubbly outdoor hot tub and sociable living spaces.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £3193

Wellgarth Family Cottage, Newby, Penrith, Cumbria, Lake District, England

4 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, Penrith 7 miles away

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
4 bedrooms
4
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
4 star

Four bedroom Cumbrian cottage, located in the scenic Eden Valley, close to Appleby, Penrith and Ullswater.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £353
Next available: from 20 January to 10 February 22

Sorry, this owner/agency has not provided pricing or availability information
Old Well Cottage, Carleton, Penrith, Cumbria, Lake District, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Penrith 8 miles away

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1

Charming 2 bedroom pet-friendly barn conversion in the Eden Valley, on the edge of the North Pennines AONB and close to Ullswater.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £486
Next available: from 20 January to 28 May 22

Sorry, this owner/agency has not provided pricing or availability information
Byre Cottage, Carleton, Penrith, Cumbria, Lake District, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Penrith 8 miles away

sleeps 1 - 6 guests
1 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1

3 bedroom dog-friendly barn conversion with warm bubbly outdoor hot tub, on edge of North Pennines AONB and close to Lake District National Park.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £591
Next available: from 24 January to 25 February 22

Sorry, this owner/agency has not provided pricing or availability information
The Hayloft, Carleton, Penrith, Cumbria, Lake District, England

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, Penrith 8 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed

Cosy romantic rural retreat nestled in a lovely rural hamlet on the edge of the North Pennines AONB and just 13 miles from the Lake District National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £435
Next available: from 20 January to 21 February 22

Rose Cottage, Appleby in westmorland, Cumbria, Lake District, England

2 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, Penrith 9 miles away

sleeps 1 - 3 guests
1 - 3
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
4 star

Appleby-in-Westmorland 5.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £345
Next available: from 26 January to 12 February 22

Chimney Gill Farmhouse near the Lake District, Penrith, Cumbria, Lake District, England

5 bedroom Holiday Farmhouse

sleeps 4 - 12 guests
4 - 12
5 bedrooms
5
3 bathrooms
3
no dogs allowed
5 star

Pretty 5 bedroom holiday farmhouse set on a working farm close to Sebergham in Cumbria, with a gorgeous interior and exterior, come and experience country living at its best with up to 12 friends or family, with the added benefit of the northern part of the Lake District National Park and Carlisle within easy reach for days out.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £1011
Next available: from 24 January to 11 February 22

Sorry, this owner/agency has not provided pricing or availability information
Salvin House, Alston, Cumbria, Lake District, England

4 bedroom Historic Holiday House, Penrith 16 miles away

sleeps 1 - 8 guests
1 - 8
4 bedrooms
4
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1

4 bedroom pet-friendly Georgian character cottage in the market town of Aston within the North Pennines AONB, just 20 miles from Penrith.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £689
Next available: from 20 January to 30 March 22

Brathay Self-catering Apartment for 4, Cumbria & The Lake District, Ambleside, Cumbria, Lake District, England

1 bedroom Cottage, Penrith 18 miles away

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
4 star

Good quality one bedroom holiday apartment in the Lake District town of Ambleside located within the Lakelands complex and benefiting from shared use of a swimming pool, sauna and Jacuzzi.

Special features: free internet access, pool (), indoor hot tub, sauna.

Weekly Price from: £422
Next available: from 28 January to 04 February 22

Woodbine Family Cottage, Cumbria and the Lake District , Ambleside, Cumbria, Lake District, England

3 bedroom Cottage, Penrith 18 miles away

sleeps 1 - 6 guests
1 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
4 star

Charming Ambleside family friendly holiday cottage with original features, sporting an open plan living space and benefiting from a fantastic location within the Lake District National Park.

Weekly Price from: £495
Next available: from 25 January to 28 January 22

Langdale Lodge 15, Troutbeck Bridge, Cumbria, Lake District, England

3 bedroom Wooden Lodge, Penrith 20 miles away

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
4 star

Escape for a relaxing self-catering holiday to this homely 3 bedroom wooden holiday lodge, complete with a private outdoor hot tub along with access to shared facilities at the leisure club on site which include a swimming pool, sauna and gym, whether holidaying with family or friends, this holiday lodge is a great place to stay with an excellent location close to Bowness on Windermere in the Lake District National Park.

Special features: free internet access, pool (), outdoor hot tub, sauna.

Weekly Price from: £585
Next available: from 11 February to 04 March 22

Skiptory Woodland Holiday Lodge, White Cross Bay, Cumbria, Lake District, England

2 bedroom Woodland Holiday Lodge, Penrith 20 miles away

sleeps 2 - 4 guests
2 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
4 star

Have a top holiday in this beautifully decorated 2 bedroom dog-friendly wooden holiday lodge, conveniently situated within a holiday park close to the shores of Lake Windermere, near the heart of the Lake District National Park, two legged visitors should be wagging their tails here and four legged visitors should give this lodge the thumbs up.

Special features: free internet access, pool (), tennis court.

Weekly Price from: £433
Next available: from 02 April to 01 October 22