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, plus 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Give us a call: 01768 867466
- Call in and see us: Middlegate, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7PT
Winter Opening Times:
|Monday to Saturday||10am to 4pm|
Christmas Opening Times
CLOSED: 25 December to 1 January 2015 inclusive.
Reopens: 2nd January 2015 at 10am.
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 and leaflets, 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, Hadrian's Wall 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.
Copies of the Penrith Remembers book featuring stories by local people relating to WW1 is available from the TIC - (minimum donation of £3 per book).
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 the gate prices. Available for many venues including:
- Dalemain Mansion and Historic Gardens
- Lowther Castle and Gardens
- Ullswater 'Steamers'
- Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
What else does the TIC have to offer?
Christmas Cards - Cards for Good Causes
A huge range of Christmas Cards for Good Causes are on sale in the TIC until December 24 (at least 70% of the profit goes to the Charity) and a range of Christmas gifts.
Penrith Players Productions 2015:
Tickets will be on sale for Penrith Players 2015 season and performances will be:
- Abigail's Party by Mike Leigh - 18th to 21st February
- Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward - 15th to 18th April
- The Ladykillers by Graham Linehan - 27th to 30th May
- Two by Jim Cartwright - 3rd to 5th September
- Josie, Martha and the Chinese Elvis by Charotte Jones - 14th to 17th October
- Time of my Life by Alan Ayckbourn - 2nd to 5th December
MyCumbria cards are 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!
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. Mail Order available subject to postage and packing charges.
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. Travelling to London? Two coach services run to the capital every 24 hours.
Secure Cycle Storage Facility
Secure cycle storage lockers are available for members of the public to store their bikes whilst visiting the town. Lockers cost £1.50 for up to 3 hours hire and £3 for up to 24 hours hire. To hire please contact the TIC. Alternative locker facilities are available in Penrith at Penrith Leisure Centre.
We supply Disability Rights UK National Key Scheme Keys (keys for accessible toilets). This national system offers independent access to disabled people to around 9,000 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 and cafes in the town.