Located just outside of the Lake District National Park, Penrith makes for an excellent base in which to explore one of the most beautiful regions in the world. Big Cottages has dozens of properties around Penrith, including some simply stunning cottages. With many available for groups, we are sure that you will find a property that will measure up to all your expectations of what a holiday in the Lakes should be like.
Penrith is a fantastic choice for those that like to get outdoors on their cottage break. The town has many options available including swimming, fishing, mountain biking, sailing, horse riding, golf and tennis. If you prefer to relax a little bit more, then the surrounding countryside has been a source of inspiration for writers, poets, and artists for centuries. Why not see if you can get those creative juices flowing? Penrith can boast architecture from throughout the past millennium, with beautiful Tudor and Georgian sites in Dalemain House. The town is also home to the 14th century Penrith Castle, which is well worth a visit on your cottage break.