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.

13 rental properties

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: £345
Next availability:
from 25 September to 27 October 21;

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: £1126
Next availability:
from 05 September to 10 September 21

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: £472
Next availability:
from 01 October to 15 October 21 from 05 November to 26 November 21

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: £440
Next availability:
from 15 October to 29 October 21 from 04 December to 04 February 22

Hayloft Rural Retreat, Lake District National Park, Newlands, Keswick, Cumbria, Lake District, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Penrith 19 miles away

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

With a setting to die for right next to the Lakeland Fells and a beautiful luxurious interior, this is a fantastic dog-friendly Cumbrian farm cottage with 2 bedrooms which boasts a setting next to awe inspiring countryside in the Newlands Valley.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £409
Next availability:
from 24 December to 29 December 21 from 04 February to 04 March 22

Easedale Tarn, Skelwith Bridge, Cumbria, Lake District, England

2 bedroom Wooden Lodge, Penrith 20 miles away

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

Wooden holiday cabin nestled next to trees on a holiday development in the Lake District National Park close to Lake Windermere and benefiting from seasonal access to excellent on site leisure facilities.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Weekly Price from: £475

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: £663
Next availability:
from 29 October to 19 November 21 from 21 November to 26 November 21

Striding Holiday Lodge, White Cross Bay, Cumbria, Lake District, England

3 bedroom Wooden Holiday Lodge, Penrith 20 miles away

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
3 star

Welcoming dog-friendly wooden holiday lodge with a lovely wooden-clad interior, set within a holiday park which lies by the shores of Lake Windermere, one of the best spots in the Lake District National Park, this could be a great base for exploring the Lake District but there is also plenty to keep all of the family entertained at the park with the shared leisure facilitis including an indoor heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, games area and gym.

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

Weekly Price from: £572
Next availability:
from 05 November to 20 November 21 from 27 November to 17 December 21

High View Park Lodge, White Cross Bay, Cumbria, Lake District, England

3 bedroom Wooden Holiday Chalet, Penrith 20 miles away

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

Beautiful 3 bedroom Cumbrian holiday lodge with distant lake views, set next to woodlands close to Lake Windermere, one of the best areas in the Lake District National Park, shared leisure facilities on site include an indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, relaxing sauna and gym.

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

Weekly Price from: £482
Next availability:
from 03 September to 10 September 21 from 25 March to 01 April 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: £452
Next availability:
from 02 October to 30 October 21 from 01 November to 12 November 21

Lake Winds Park Lodge, White Cross Bay, Cumbria, Lake District, England

2 bedroom Wooden Holiday Lodge, Penrith 20 miles away

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage
3 star

Homely and welcoming 2 bedroom dog-friendly log cabin with its own decked terrace and access to excellent leisure facilities within the lodge park, including an indoor swimming pool, sauna and gym, conveniently situated by Lake Windermere close to the heart of the beautiful Lake District National Park.

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

Weekly Price from: £383
Next availability:
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