Gordon and Jocelyn would like to welcome you to Acorn Guest House a family run 200 year old former coach house situated in the historic market town of Penrith - the Gateway to the Lakes. Acorn Guest House is the ideal place to base yourself whilst exploring the majestic countryside and the many attractions that the Lake District Eden Valley Pennines & Yorkshire Dales have to offer.
Having re-opened in July 2004 after undergoing extensive refurbishment from its previous existence as The Townhead Hotel and now under new ownership as of June 2017 our aim is to offer all of our guests a relaxing and enjoyable stay in a family friendly environment. Acorn Guest House is the ideal place to base yourself whilst exploring the majestic countryside and the many attractions that the Lake District Eden Valley Pennines & Yorkshire Dales have to offer. Situated just off the A6 on the edge of Penrith the guest house is just a 5 - 10 minute stroll from the centre of town where you will find all your essentials and many local delights thrown in as well.
We offer seven en-suite guest bedrooms each with their own individual quirk with either front or rear facing views of the surrounding countryside; including 2 Twin rooms 2 Double rooms a King room a Triple room and Family room. We also offer a guest lounge fully licensed bar and plenty of storage for those cyclists amongst you - Acorn Guest House has something to offer for everyone! Breakfast is served daily from 8:00 and offers a wide selection of locally produced food to ensure you get your days off to the best possible start. For those feeling adventurous or up for a challenge then we are perfectly located for the many cycle routes which come through Penrith including the Coast to Coast (C2C) cycle route with the route itself located only 5 yards from our front door.
With ample secure bike storage available along with bike washing facilities and a drying room for those rainy days - the Acorn offers all the facilities any cyclist would require. Parking is available onsite at the front and rear of the property free of charge with additional parking in the surrounding areas.
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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
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Penrith Castle - 0.6 miles (Castle)
Mayburgh Henge - 1.5 miles (Prehistoric Site)
King Arthur's Round Table - 1.7 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Brougham Hall - 1.8 miles (Historic Building)
Brougham Castle - 2 miles (Castle)
The Countess Pillar - 2.5 miles (Historic Building)
Clifton Hall - 2.6 miles (Historic Building)
Brougham, St Ninian Ninekirks - 3.1 miles (Historic Church)
Dalemain - 3.2 miles (Historic House)
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