We would like to use this space to share our local knowledge with you, from our favourite local suppliers to things to do nearby.
Grahams: Old fashioned deli, bakery and grocery store in the centre of Penrith.
Arragons Cycles: Local bike shop, great customer service for hiring and repairs.
Applegarth Foods: A family run catering business that can deliver to your holiday home. Delicious homemade food ranging from one-dish family meals to amazing afternoon teas.
Appleby Creamery: Handmade award-winning local cheese from Appleby.
The Winter Droving: Annual event worth going to, unique to Penrith yet of national significance.
The Dog & Gun Inn: Cumbria Life Dining Pub of the Year 2020 and holds the only Michelin Bib Gourmand in Cumbria. A family-owned pub serving great food in the nearby village of Skelton.
Upfront Gallery and Puppet Theatre: Unique arts venue including gallery, theatre and vegetarian restaurant, located near Hutton-in-the-Forest.
Hutton-in-the-Forest: Grade 1 listed country house, grounds and tearoom.
Abbott Lodge Ice Cream Farm: Get up close and personal with the Jersey cows that produce over 40 flavours of ice cream on this working farm with tea room and kids play area, located near Penrith.
The Pot Place Garden Centre: What started as just a pot seller has now become a fully-stocked garden centre. Only five minutes from Saddleback View properties, this place is worth a visit.