What's on inPenrith

Welcome to Penrith

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Penrith - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Penrith to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Penrith

Christmas at Lowther Castle & Gardens
Lowther Castle & Gardens

New for 2015 Father Christmas will be visiting Lowther Castle on the first three weekends in December joined by his elves wholl be on hand to help with festive family activities. £6 per child limited availability. Please book a time slot…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01931 712192
Ghost Stories for Christmas
Lowther Castle & Gardens

For something a little different this Christmas join us for Ghost Stories for Christmas a theatre show featuring original spine‐chillers in a vintage vein. Expect an evening of vengeful revenants restless spirits and malevolent ghouls. Brought to you by Dont Go Into…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01931 712192

Tourist Attractions

Blues Night Club

Blues Night Club Nightclub in Penrith, Cumbria. Contact venue on telephone number 01768 863212 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Brougham Castle

Brougham Castle was built by Robert de Vieuxpont in 1214 on the site of a Roman fort. The great tower largely survives, though later buildings were destroyed by fire in 1521. The keep and service buildings were surrounded by a timber palisade, replaced by Robert Clifford…


Near Ullswater, on the Northern fringes of the Lake District, Dalemain is a real treasure. The fantastic house contains behind its Georgian facade, a wealth of Tudor and Mediaeval rooms and buildings. There has been a settlement at Dalemain since Saxon times, when a fortified pele…

Greystoke & District Swimming Pool

Swimming pool at Greystoke & District Swimming Pool in Penrith, Cumbria. Contact venue on 017684 83637 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Hutton in the Forest

Hutton in the Forest is a beautiful historic house on the north eastern edge of the Lake District. It is the home of Lord and Lady Inglewood and their children and has belonged to the family since 1605. The house was originally a medieval stronghold and…

Lazonby & District Swimming Pool

Swimming pool at Lazonby & District Swimming Pool in Penrith, Cumbria. Contact venue on 01768 898346 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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