Penrith Tourist Information Centre
Our friendly and knowledgeable team are here to help you make the most of your visit and can provide you with all you need to know about where to stay, where to eat, things to do and how to get here. Contact us and you won't miss a thing. You can be assured of a warm welcome too!
- Send us an email: email@example.com
- Give us a call: 01768 867466
- Call in and see us: Middlegate, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7PT
Summer Opening Times:
|Monday to Saturday||9.30am to 5pm|
|Sunday||11am to 4pm|
Quality Assured Accommodation and Booking
We are able to make bookings for Quality Assured accommodation on your behalf (10% booking deposit based on full stay applies.) So if time is short, or you have a particular requirement why not let us do the hard work for you. We also offer the National Book a Bed Ahead (BABA) service.
Comprehensive local, regional and national Information Service
We stock a range of guides, leaflets and information on Eden, including local town guides, walking and cycling leaflets, local bus/train timetables, maps and event and attraction information. We also have information on other areas of Cumbria, The Lake District and other UK holiday destinations.
OS Explorer and Landranger maps
We sell a large range of maps and are stockists of OS Explorer and Landranger covering the whole UK.
Cumbria Attraction Tickets now on sale
Save money on Cumbria Attraction tickets by purchasing them through us! Official discounted tickets will save you pounds off on gate prices. Available for many venues including:
- Dalemain Mansion and Historic Gardens
- Lowther Castle and Gardens
- Ullswater 'Steamers'
- Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
We also sell a wide variety of local event tickets including tickets for the Theatre by the Lake at Keswick, Penrith Music Club concerts, Penrith Players productions and Penrith Savoyard's annual musical.
Tickets now on sale include:
Kendal Calling 26th to 28th July, at Lowther Deer Park near Penrith
Penrith TIC are now selling tickets for Kendal Calling - the award-winning, innovative, independent festival held at Lowther Deer Park, near Penrith.
Adult w/e tickets £115. Other ticket options also available. Booking fee of £3.50 per ticket applies.
King Lear by The Globe Theatre 13th to 14th July at Brougham Hall, Penrith
Come to historic Brougham Hall this July to hear Shakepeare's story of King Lear retold in the open air by the famous Globe Theatre Company. Joseph Marcell (Geoffrey in The Fresh Prince of Bel Air) will play King Lear.
Performance times: Saturday at 7pm and Sunday at 3pm.
Tickets: £17.50 Adults / £12 Concessions.
Midsomer Promenade Concert at Brougham Hall, Penrith on 23rd June
The Cobweb Orchestra performs at the historic Brougham Hall.
Tickets £8 (£5 concessions for OAPs and children under 16).
Lowther Game and Country Fair - 10th to 11th August
Countryman Fairs bring their nationally renowned Game and Country Fair once more to the beautiful surroundings of Lowther Park. Carriage Driving Championships are a must see part of the packed program of events over the two days.
Advance Tickets: Adult £15 / Child £5 / Senior £14 / Family £39. Program voucher £2
Sticky Wicket Beer Festival at Penrith Cricket Club - 20th to 22nd September
The Sticky Wicket Beer Festival is a 3 day beer festival showcasing local beers and ales.
Tickets: £5 Friday and Saturday / £3 Sunday. 50p admission charge every day.
Penrith Players productions
Penrith TIC will be selling tickets for the following productions at Penrith Playhouse:
- Juniors Production - 25 to 27 July
- My Brilliant Divorce - 28 to 31 August
- Female of the Species - 16 to 19 October
- A Christmas Carol - 4 to 7 December
Ticket Prices : £8 Adults / £7 Concessions / £4.50 Children and Students
MyCumbria cards are now available in Penrith TIC!
MyCumbria is the exciting membership scheme run by Cumbria Tourism exclusively residents of Cumbria and those who work within our county. The card entitles you to a whole range of fantastic deals, offers and discounts across the whole county for an entire year.
National Theatre Tokens
We are also official agents for National Theatre Tokens - the perfect gift, whatever the occasion!
What else does the TIC have to offer?
Wide range of guides, books and souvenirs on sale
A wide selection of local guides, DVD's, books and souvenirs are on sale in the TIC.
National Express and Eurolines Ticket Agency
We sell tickets to hundreds of exciting destinations served by National Express and Eurolines coaches. National Express have a number coach services that stop at Penrith, allowing easy travel to other parts of the UK and into Europe. Traveling to London? Two coach services run to the capital every 24 hours.
We supply RADAR national key scheme (NKS) - keys for accessible toilets. This national system offers independent access to disabled people to around 7,000 locked public toilets around the country. Disabled toilets are available in Bluebell Lane, Castle Park and Sandgate.
Access to Tourist Information Centre: Level access to information desk.
A useful town map with further information on Car and Coach Parking in Penrith, is available, plus more details of the disc parking scheme which operates in the town. Parking discs are available from the TIC and local shops.