“A real gem with countryside views all around” - AA Inspector
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- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Our Inspector's view
Pentonbridge Inn is located close to the Scottish border but within easy reach of Carlisle and major road networks. This old coaching inn has undergone significant redevelopment and investment to create a modern, comfortable establishment offering genuine, warm hospitality and professional service. The en suite bedrooms have style-magazine looks with muted colours and textures that reflect the surrounding countryside, Egyptian cotton bedlinen and a little treat from the kitchens. The award-winning food shouldn’t be missed; some of the produce comes from the nearby walled kitchen garden at Netherby Hall.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 9
- Bedrooms ground: 3
- Children welcome
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Free TV
- Open parking
- Open all year
- Dinner Served
Also in the area
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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