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Holiday Cottages In Penrith

Again renting holiday cottages in Penrith is a great way to spend a family vacation, a beautiful spot for you to do that in is PenrithPenrith is in the Cumbria county of England. It is a market town that lies in the valley of Eden, which is north of the Eamont River, and is less than 4 miles from the outside border of the Lake District National Park.  Other rivers that surround Penrith are Lowther and Petteril.  Also a man-made water course Thacka Beck flows through the center of the town. 
If you have decided to stay in the Penrith area after renting holiday cottages in Penrith a great thing to see is the Penrith Castle .  There is a great deal of question about the origin of the name Penrith.  There are two main discussions, one saying the word comes from “chief ford”.  While the other says it means “red hill”. 
Other well known towns or really hamlets in and around Penrith are Carleton, Bowscar, Plumpton Head and part of the Village of Eamont Bridge. 
In the 20’s the city council got possession of the Penrith Castle, the grounds have since been made into a public park, for tourist to visit.  Some main landmarks you can visit when staying in holiday cottages in Penrith are as follows:
The St. Andrew church which was built in 1720 to 1722, this is an imposing architectural wonder that is a great thing for you and your family to see. 
Also the Giants Grave, which is really the ruins of Penrith Castle.  Just imagine renting holiday cottages in Penrith or near this and looking out your window and being able to see such a wonderful site.  Although it would be better if the castle was really standing still.
If you go out south of Penrith you will run into the ancient henge sites that are known as “Mayburgh Henge” and “King Arthur’s Round Table”.
The center of town will have you looking at the Clock Tower, which was erected in 1861.
You can see by this short article that to rent holiday cottages in Penrith would situate you in an area that is rich in history.  Plus holiday cottages in Penrith gives you the comfort of basically being in your own home.  You won’t be bogged down by other people in your way.  Holiday cottages in Penrith is a great way for your family to get away and enjoy some ancient history.  Plus with the holiday cottages in Penrith your able to cook your own meal, meaning that you shouldn’t run into any stomach problems from trying too many new dishes.  Plus it’s just nice to be able to have home cooked meals while on vacation.
Really when you go on a family vacation holiday cottages in Penrith is in deed a great way to go, with a holiday cottages in Penrith you will have the privacy of being in your own place.  No sharing bathrooms with strangers either in a holiday cottage.  So give it a go rent holiday cottages in Penrith and see the sites!
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