Discover a selection of 2,000 holiday rentals in Penrith that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including internet/WiFi and parking available. Prices start at £ 73 per night, and cabins and cottages are popular options for a stay in Penrith. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Head to the rustic city of Penrith

The lake, countryside and forests display a scene truly unique to Penrith. Renowned for its spas, bars and chocolate shops, this city welcomes all visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Penrith

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Penrith a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rookin House Activity Centre (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Appleby Golf Club (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Windermere Golf Club (18.6 mi / 30 km)
  • Carlisle Racecourse (18.6 mi / 30 km)
  • Lake District Wildlife Park (20.4 mi / 32.8 km)
  • Whinlatter Forest Park (20.4 mi / 32.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Penrith

Travellers appreciate the panoramic lake views and pristine countryside, which is just a taste of what Penrith has to offer. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Penrith is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mayburgh Henge (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Ullswater (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Gowbarrow Fall (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Aira Force (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Place Fell (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Lacy's Caves (9 mi / 14.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Penrith

Fly into Carlisle (CAX), the closest airport, located 23 mi (37 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 52.7 mi (84.9 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Penrith Station, Langwathby Station and Lazonby & Kirkoswald Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Penrith?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 2,087 vacation rentals near Penrith. From 1,574 cabins to 1,564 cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Penrith for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.