Smithy Cottage B&b

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Smithy Cottage Unthank
Eden Valley
CA11 9TG

Smithy Cottage B&b, Penrith

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A very warm welcome awaits you at Smithy Cottage luxurious B & B accommodation in the Eden Valley close to the Lake District National Park. Smithy Cottage is ideally located to explore the breathtaking views and the activities that Cumbria has to offer. Easy access to lakes mountains coast and countryside make it an ideal location for a relaxing break.

Enjoy a relaxing stay in a traditional sandstone Cumbrian home with modern comforts. Our bedrooms are large and light with underfloor heating flat screen TV with freeserve well stocked hospitality trays and hairdryers. Our en-suite full bathrooms have power showers and spa baths with underfloor heating heated towel rails fluffy towels and locally produced toiletries Guests can unwind in the comfortable lounge or conservatory.

Smithy cottage is only five minutes from the M6 motorway but is surrounded by beautiful country side. It is an excellent base for visiting the lakes mountains and forests of the Lake District its location is also ideal as a stopover when traveling into the borders and Scotland. We are close the market town of Penrith which still has many independent shops and within easy distance to Carlisle.

The immediate area is rich in history with many historic houses gardens and castles nearby. We welcome walkers and cyclists and can provide tailor made services such as packed lunches drying boots and clothing and locked storage for bikes. By prior arrangement we can provide a pick-up / drop-off service from main line railway and bus stations at nearby Penrith or Carlisle and also to and from local restaurants and hostelries.

For cyclists doing the Coast 2 Coast cycle route Smithy Cottage is close to the official route being only 2 miles along a flat road. Our accommodation is ideal for those needing special pampering at the start or end of a challenging days cycling.

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Nearby Historic Attractions

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Penrith Travel and Heritage Information

Hutton-in-the-Forest - 0.7 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Penrith, St Andrew's Church - 5.3 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Penrith Castle - 5.7 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Dacre, St Andrews Church - 6.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Dalemain - 6.1 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Mayburgh Henge - 6.5 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

King Arthur's Round Table - 6.7 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Brougham Hall - 6.9 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Brougham Castle - 7.1 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Long Meg and Her Daughters - 7.5 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

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