Places in Northern & Eastern Cumbria
Just outside the borders of the national park, red-brick Penrith perhaps has more in common with the stout market towns of the Yorkshire Dales. It's a solid, traditional place, with plenty of cosy pubs and quaint tea-shops, and a lively market on Tuesdays. It's also the main gateway for exploring the picturesque Eden Valley.
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Tips and articles
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