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Penrith, Cumbria

Town of Penrith, Cumbria

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Penrith is a market town in the county of Cumbria (formerly  Cumberland), England.

Penrith is sited in the Eden Valley just north of the River Eamont and lies less than 5km (3 miles) outside the Lake District National Park.

Other local rivers bounding Penrith are the River Lowther and the River Petteril. The Rivers Petteril and Eamont are connected by a partially man-made watercourse flowing through the centre of the town known as Thacka Beck which, for many centuries, provided the town with its main water supply.

The local authority is Eden District Council, which is based in Penrith.

Official Town of Penrith, Cumbria website: www.eden.gov.uk

Public Holidays - 2021
DateHoliday
01/01/2021New Year's Day
04/02/2021Good Friday
05/03/2021Early May Bank Holiday
05/31/2021Spring Bank Holiday
12/27/2021Christmas Day
12/28/2021Boxing Day

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