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Penrith Buses - Explore the area during your visit

This former capital of Cumbria is a perfect base for outdoor activities on the edge of the rugged Eden Valley. Penrith celebrates much of Cumbrian cuisine, with a variety of specialist shops, including the famous Toffee Shop, making fudge since 1910.

 

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Pooley Bridge 30 mins by bus 

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The three B's - bus, boat and (walking) boots will allow you to enjoy the new 20 mile route around Ullswater. (508)

 

  Ullswater 44 mins by bus

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Travel by the shores of Ullswater in an open top bus to Aira Force and Aira Beck and enjoy a boat ride back. (508)

 

 Keswick every 60 mins

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For panoramic views, take the launch on Derwent Water, hire a rowing boat or take a stroll along to Friar's Crag. (X4/X5

 

  Carlisle every 30 mins  

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A fascinating heritage of castles, museums and Roman history. Combine a little culture with a little retail therapy. (104)

 

Penrith

 

Things to do...

Ullswater Steamers 30 mins by bus

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A bus and boat ticket  for the Ullswater Steamers is perfect for a walk with stunning views of the lake. (508)

 

 Kirkstone Pass 

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 An alternative route to Windermere, Kirkstone Pass is a 1 in 4 gradient in parts, also known as 'the struggle'. (508)

 

 Rheged 12 mins by bus

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Visit Rheged for a fun afternoon of outdoor play and a cinema housed in a former quarry. (X4/X5)

 

 Tullie House Museum every 30 mins

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There's plenty to see at Carlisle's award-winning museum which houses historic collections, fine and decorative art and lots of hands-on exhibits. (104)

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