Brooklands Guest House
“Bedrooms with an array of welcome extras in a market town setting” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
In the bustling market town of Penrith, this beautifully appointed house offers individually furnished bedrooms with high-quality accessories and some luxury touches. Nothing seems to be too much trouble for the friendly owners and, from romantic breaks to excellent storage for bikes, all guests are very well looked after. Delicious breakfasts featuring Cumbrian produce are served in the attractive dining room.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 6
- Family bedrooms: 1
- Free TV
- Open parking
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About the area
Cumbria's rugged yet beautiful landscape is best known for the Lake District National Park that sits within its boundaries. It’s famous for Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, and Derwent Water, ‘Queen of the English Lakes'. This beautiful countryside once inspired William Wordsworth and his home, Dove Cottage, in Grasmere is a popular museum. Another place of literary pilgrimage is Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, located near Windermere. Tom Kitten, Samuel Whiskers and Jemima Puddleduck were all created here.
Much of Cumbria is often overlooked in favour of the Lake Distirct. In the south, the Lune Valley remains as lovely as it was when Turner painted it. The coast is also a secret gem. With its wide cobbled streets, spacious green and views of the Solway Firth, Silloth is a fine Victorian seaside resort. Other towns along this coastline include Whitehaven, Workington and Maryport. Carlisle is well worth a look – once a Roman camp, its red-brick cathedral dates back to the early 12th century and its 11th-century castle was built by William Rufus.
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