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The George Hotel in Penrith offers a prime location in the heart of town, making it perfect for travelers passing through. With a focus on service, local produce, and comfortable accommodations, it's an ideal stop for dinner, bed, and breakfast. Just note that there's a £3 parking fee for hotel guests.

The George Hotel's Fascinating History in Penrith

Step into history at The George Hotel, Penrith! Since opening its doors in 1597, our hotel has been a symbol of timeless hospitality. Today, we continue this proud tradition, welcoming guests to experience the charm of centuries past while enjoying modern comforts. Join us for a stay that bridges the gap between history and luxury!

Penrith a town in Cumbria’s Eden Valley

Penrith is a charming market town located in the north of the beautiful Lake District National Park, Cumbria. With its rich history, picturesque architecture, and stunning natural surroundings, Penrith is a popular destination for visitors looking to explore the beauty of the Lake District.

Penrith Castle


A ruined fortress located in the historic market town of Penrith, Cumbria, was built in the late 14th century by Ralph Neville, a powerful medieval nobleman. The castle's walls and towers, including the impressive Keep and the striking Gatehouse, have been preserved as a testament to the area's rich history and cultural heritage, and visitors can enjoy stunning views of the surrounding countryside from the castle's elevated position.

Penrith Museum


A fascinating local history museum located in the heart of historic market town Penrith, Cumbria. The museum showcases the rich cultural heritage of the town and wider Eden Valley area through interactive exhibits, artefacts, and displays. Visitors can learn about the area's prehistoric past, the impact of Romans and Vikings, and the development of Penrith as a medieval market town. Exhibits also feature the town's social and economic history, including its importance as a centre of trade and industry in the 19th and 20th centuries. With free admission and a wealth of interesting exhibits, Penrith Museum is a must-visit destination for history and culture enthusiasts of the Cumbrian region.

Long Meg and her Daughters


This fascinating ancient monument is located near Penrith, Cumbria. The site consists of a circle of standing stones, thought to date back to the Bronze Age, with the central stone known as Long Meg towering over others. The site is steeped in legend and mystery, with local folklore suggesting that Long Meg was a witch turned to stone and that her daughters were once local maidens turned to stone for dancing on Sabbath. Visitors can explore the site and marvel at the impressive size and unique features of the stones, which are thought to have been brought to the area from as far as Scotland. Long Meg and her Daughters is a popular destination for visitors to the Lake District, providing a unique glimpse into the ancient history and folklore of the region.

Lowther Castle and Gardens

Is a magnificent historic estate located in the heart of stunning Lake District National Park, Cumbria. The castle, built in the early 19th century, blends Gothic and Baroque architecture with stunning interiors and intricate details. The estate's gardens are equally impressive, with over 130 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, including the stunning Parterre and tranquil River Garden. Visitors can explore the castle's fascinating history and enjoy stunning views of the surrounding countryside from the tower. The estate also offers family-friendly activities, such as a woodland adventure playground and cycle trail. With its stunning architecture, beautiful gardens, and fascinating history, Lowther Castle and Gardens is a must-visit destination for anyone exploring the Lake District.

Hutton in the Forest

A magnificent historic house and gardens located near Penrith, Cumbria. The house, owned by the same family for over 400 years, features a unique blend of architectural styles, including medieval, Tudor, and Georgian. Visitors can explore beautifully preserved interiors, including the striking Great Hall and ornate Drawing Room with its stunning 17th-century plaster ceiling. The estate's gardens are equally impressive, featuring a range of beautifully landscaped areas, including the walled garden, topiary garden, and peaceful woodland garden. With a fascinating history, stunning architecture, and breathtaking gardens, Hutton in the Forest is a must-visit for anyone exploring the Cumbrian region.

Day 's out, Cumbria

During your stay at The George Hotel, explore the picturesque landscapes, 

historical landmarks, waterfalls, lakes, cultural local shops and more!

Ullswater Lake, Lake District
Ullswater Lake, Lake District United Kingdom
Magical Ullswater Lake, Lake District in the United Kingdom
Magical Ullswater Lake with magnification mountain scenery in lake district, United Kingdom.

Ullswater Lake

This is a magical lake with a magnification mountain

scenery to the south and over to the north you’ll find

softer rolling hills.


The lake is seven and a half miles long and a mile across placing Ullswater as the second-largest lake in England.


You can enjoy the stunning views around the lake by boat, bike and bus, or why not try the Ullswater Way,

a 20-mile circular route around the lake.


Postal Address: The George Hotel, Devonshire St, Penrith CA11 7SU

Company Name: Everbright Lodge Ltd trading as The George Hotel

Registration Number: 09622667

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