From arts and crafts, to lunch, dinner and entertainment, there are lots of thing to do in Penrith for a day out. So after a quick morning dip in your outdoor hot tub, get ready for your day ahead.
Windermere to Penrith
Getting to Penrith from Windermere is relatively easy. You can take a short drive from your Windermere boutique cottage to the train station and jump on a train to Penrith. Journey time station to station will take approximately 1 hour, travelling through the wonderful Lake District countryside. Alternatively, if you do wish to drive the distance, head onto the A592 or M6 and traffic permitting, it won’t take you much longer.
Thing to do in Penrith
Fancy being at one with nature? While staying in a Windermere boutique cottage you’re only a stone throw away from Lake Windermere. So why not enjoy a river cruise as you search for things to do in Penrith. Once you arrive, you can take stroll off the beaten track in search of Aira Force. Where you will find a beautiful series of waterfalls, a perfect setting for a romantic paddle or picnic.
If you’re looking to leave the comforts of your Windermere boutique cottage behind, in favour of some more sporty pursuits, visit Penrith Leisure Centre. You can go swimming indoors for less than a fiver. Other things to do in Penrith leisure centre include indoor bowling or a challenging climbing wall.
Elsewhere in Penrith there’s the Lakeland heritage centre, Red Hills. It’s also a good hang out if you’re looking for things to do in Penrith in the rain, as it’s one of the largest cinemas in the areas. Not only that, but it’s also an impressive piece of architecture, as one of the biggest grass covered buildings in Europe.
Where to eat in Penrith
If you don’t feel like cooking in your Windermere boutique cottage, you can always find a hearty lunch in Penrith. While you’re out for the day, stop off at the Lemon Tree Café or the Highland Drove Inn. If you’re in a hurry to get back to your Windermere boutique cottage, then grab something quick instead. The Angel Lane Chippie is popular for award winning fish and chips.
As for something a little more special, book a table for dinner. The Four and Twenty provides a successful European experience, while 1863 Bar Bistro offers fine dining in one of Cumbria’s best restaurants.
If it’s a curry you’re after, then you can’t go wrong with Indian Plaza. Failing that the Thai Food Café serves up delicious Thai cuisine. Alternatively you can always stock up the fridge back at your Windermere boutique cottage. Making the most of the open plan kitchen-diner, or call out for a takeaway and eat in comfort.
Windermere Boutique Cottage
Rose Cottage in Windermere provides guests with a taste of luxury. Where you can keep to yourself while relaxing indoors or in your secluded outdoor hot tub.