Fancy creating a bit of pottery during your stay in Penrith? Then look no more, Craft Monkeys is an attraction that will allow you to create your own pot through a pottery wheel. This is an attraction that is fun regardless of age, and is even better if you have some children to share the memories with.
The Lowther Castle and Gardens is a magnificent place that has some spectacular views and sights. The gardens will leave you in awe with some stunning scenery, especially in the summer time. After you've finished your viewing you can simply head to the courtyard café and treat yourself to some great cakes, scones and specialty teas.
Shap Swimming Pool
During the summer time there is nothing better than a nice swim. Shap Swimming pool is a volunteer run project with the needs of the community on their mind. It's currently England's highest heated open air swimming pool with it being situated at just under the 1,000 ft mark.
The Rheged Centre
A modern, grass-covered triumph designed to look like a Lakeland hill. All we can say is look at the website and then go!