Places to visit near by

Attractions near The Crown Hotel Eamont Bridge Penrith.

We are only a stones throw away from a number of different activities such as fishing, pony trekking, cycling/mountain biking, fell walking, water sports, paragliding, fishing, bird watching and shooting. Or if you fancy pampering yourself there are great spa days available at nearby Center Parcs, Whinfell Forest. We're confident there's something for everyone.
Below are some of the nearest attractions that are readily available in the immediate Eamont Bridge/Penrith area.

acorn Bank

Acorn Bank

Acorn Bank Garden & Watermill is a National Trust property situated just north of Temple Sowerby, near Penrith, Cumbria, England.

aira force

Aira Force

Probably the most famous of the Lake District waterfalls, the main force falls 70 feet from below a stone footbridge. Aira Force provides a glimpse of a landscaped Victorian park with dramatic waterfalls, arboretum and rocks scenery..

Beatrix Potter Gallery

Beatrix Potter Gallery

Step inside this charming old building to enjoy an exhibition of Beatrix Potter's original drawings and watercolours. A visit here is an ideal addition to a Hill Top visit providing as it does not just the chance to admire her delightful artwork but also the opportunity to learn more about Beatrix Potter's life outside of writing.

Beatrix Potter's House

Beatrix Potter's House

Cumbria is an excellent county for bird watching: the Hill Top is a 17th-century house in Near Sawrey near Hawkshead, in the English county of Cumbria. The house was once the home of children's author and illustrator Beatrix Potter. It is open to the public and the house is shown as Beatrix Potter herself would have known it.

birdwatching

Lake district Birdwatching

Cumbria is an excellent county for bird watching: the Lake District, superb coasts and estuaries, woods and fast-flowing rivers, up to Pennine moors. There are many well-known birdwatching spots within easy reach of Windermere such as Grizedale Forest (near Hawkshead),Elter Water (near Ambleside), Sunbiggin (near Orton) and RSPB Haweswater (near Penrith).

Brougham Castle

Brougham Castle

In a picturesque setting beside the crossing of the River Eamont in Cumbria, Brougham Castle was founded in the early 13th century. This great keep largely survives, amid many later buildings - including the unusual double gatehouse and impressive 'Tower of League'.

Gondola Cruises on Lake Coniston

Gondola Cruises on Lake Coniston

The unrivalled sailing experience of the Lakes - float back in time and enjoy Coniston as wealthy Victorians once did, travelling in style in Gondola’s opulent saloons or relaxing on her open-air decks.

Ullswater Cruises.

Ullswater ‘Steamers’ is an award winning environmental accredited Lake District attraction celebrating over 150 years of operating lake cruises on England’s most beautiful lake, Ullswater. Ullswater ‘Steamers’ create the perfect opportunity to combine a lake cruise with some of the most famous and spectacular walks in the Lake District.

fell running

fell running

Fell running, also known as mountain running and hill running, is the sport of running and racing, off road, over upland country where the gradient climbed is a significant component of the difficulty. The name arises from the origins of the English sport on the fells of northern Britain, especially those in the Lake District.

fell walking

fell walking

Fellwalking is a word used specifically to refer to hill or mountain walking in Northern England, including the Lake District, Lancashire, especially the Forest of Bowland, and the Yorkshire Dales, where fell is a dialect word for high, uncultivated land.

Fellfoot park

Fellfoot park

Situated at the very southern tip of Lake Windermere, Fell Foot Park is a great, family friendly location to play, explore and relax. Sweeping lawns offer plenty of space for games, picnics and gentle walks, while easy lake access makes the park perfect for paddling, swimming and boating.

King Arthur’s Round Table Henge

King Arthur’s Round Table Henge

King Arthur's Round Table is a Neolithic henge in the village of Eamont Bridge within the English county of Cumbria, around 2 km south east of Penrith. It is 400 metres from Mayburgh Henge. The site is free to visitors and is under the control of English Heritage.

Lowther Castle

Lowther Castle & Gardens

Lowther is a magical place of discovery. The sandstone ruins of the magnificent castle and 130 acres of rediscovered gardens, hidden from public view for over 70 years, have been the subject of one of the largest restoration projects in Europe.

Mayburgh Henge

Mayburgh Henge

Mayburgh Henge is a large prehistoric monument in the county of Cumbria in northern England. The Henge is in the care of English Heritage. It is a Scheduled Ancient Monument. It is 400 metres from King Arthur's Round Table Henge.

Lake District Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking

a place that all real mountain bikers should visit. It's probably the only place in England with real mountains to play in. Yep, there's steep hill and technical climbs elsewhere, but try a day sweating up and over a Lakeland Pass and you'll know what we mean.

Lake District Paragliding

Lake District Paragliding

This is simply the most exciting thing to happen in the hills and mountains for years. You can back-pack a paraglider, weighing only a few pounds, to a suitable mountain or ridge and experience the exhilaration of walking on air.

Pooley Bridge

Pooley Bridge

Pooley Bridge lies at the northern end of Ullswater in the Lake District. This beautiful village is hugely popular with visitors as it has a great range of little shops and pubs. The Ullswater Steamers also stop here on their trips around Ullswater.

Sizergh Castle

Sizergh Castle

Sizergh Castle and Garden is a castle, stately home and garden at Helsington in the English county of Cumbria, about 4 miles (6.4 km) south of Kendal, and in the care of the National Trust.

Sticklebarn

Sticklebarn

Nestled in Langdale's valley bottom you'll find Sticklebarn, with crackling fires, real ales and great food, there's no better place to unwind after a day of adventure.

Penrith Town Foot

Penrith Town Foot

Penrith is a market town and in the county of Cumbria, England. Penrith lies less than 3 miles (5 km) outside the boundaries of the Lake District National Park. Historically a part of Cumberland, the local authority is Eden District Council, which is based in the town. Penrith has no town council of its own, and is an unparished area.

Whinfell Forest

Whinfell Forest

Is a small area of woodland in the parish of Brougham, Cumbria that lies south east of Penrith in Cumbria and just off the A66 road leading to Appleby-in-Westmorland. The forest is a short distance from the Lake District national park and is surrounded by a large number of woodlands that are located west of the Pennines. It hosts Center Parcs and a Red Squirrel reserve.

Wordsworth House

Wordsworth House

Wordsworth House is a Georgian townhouse situated in Cockermouth, Cumbria, England, and in the ownership of the National Trust.

Wray Castle

Wray Castle

Wray Castle is a Victorian neo-gothic building at Claife in the English county of Cumbria. The house and grounds have belonged to the National Trust since 1929, but the house has only recently opened to the public on a regular basis. The grounds, which include part of the shoreline of Windermere, are open all year round and are renowned for their selection of specimen trees.