There are many places to visit in and around Penrith, making it the perfect base from which to enjoy the North West. The great outdoors with its abundance of walking, cycling, fishing, canoeing, to name just a few pleasures, are right on our doorstep. We are also home to the number one visitor attraction in Cumbria - Crafty Monkeys!
We have several gyms, swimming pools, a climbing wall, rugby club, football pitch, golf courses, clay pigeon shooting, churches, museum, play house, pubs, clubs, cinemas, college, as well as a whole variety of clubs and groups to join, from art and crafts, music and dance, acting and singing, sporting and other hobbies. For further details please contact Penrith Tourist Information Centre.