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Penrith Beacon

Penrith (Accessed from a path on Beacon Edge near the junction with Fell Lane).

High above the town of Penrith, on top of Beacon Hill, is the Penrith Beacon.  The Beacon is a monument built in 1719Penrith Beacon photo by John Burrows Photography, on a spot where beacons have been lit in times of war and emergency since the time of Henry VIII.

You can walk up to the beacon, and from there get magnificent views on a clear day across the Eden Valley to the hills of Lakeland.

Miles: 10