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This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Penrith. To help you make friends with Penrith before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Penrith is a small, country village located in Cumbria in the north of England. This region is known for its rolling hills and lushest green countryside, and its large number of beautiful blue lakes, making Penrith the perfect place to escape from the big smoke for a couple of nights, or longer.
Penrith's traditional marketplace square, which is still a popular meeting place for locals, is where many events, including market days, still regularly take place. Penrith also has many traditional pubs (public houses), which serve traditional British pub food, such as cottage pie, fish and chips, and a "Sunday roast" dinner. Many of the small tearooms found in Penrith serve the traditional afternoon tea, known as a cream tea, which consists of a pot of tea, served with a scone, cottage cream, and strawberry jam.
Accommodation in Penrith is dominated largely by bed and breakfasts (B&Bs or guesthouses) and boutique hotels; there are however a few Penrith hostels, which can be found in the village centre. Penrith hostels usually provide a friendly, social, and relaxed atmosphere, where guests are likely to meet other like-minded and friendly travelers. Hostels in Penrith are to a high standard, and provide the expected hostel amenities.
There are many good and challenging hiking and cycling trails around Penrith and the Cumbria area. There are hikes for people of all fitness levels and ages and range in length from a few hours to multi-day hikes of four or five days. As well as well budget travelers, cyclists and hikers also usually choose to stay in Penrith hostels, as it is the cheapest accommodation option in the Cumbria region.
Written by local enthusiast for Penrith hostels Kelly Sheldrick
There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Penrith. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Penrith. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?
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