Welcome to the Blue Swallow Guest House, Penrith

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  • Guest House

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  • Rooms & Rates

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  • Breakfast

Your hosts Karen & Alison look forward to extending you a warm welcome to the Blue Swallow Guest House

Ideally situated on the edge of the historic market town of Penrith, the Blue Swallow Guest House is a charming Victorian town house built in 1851.  The guest house offers 7 comfortable and well presented rooms and is within easy walking distance of the town centre, bus and railway stations.

Penrith is situated just outside the Lake District National Park, located at the crossroads of the A66 and M6 (J40). Its central location within Cumbria makes it an ideal spot from which to explore the Lake District, Eden Valley, North Pennines and Hadrian’s Wall.

The C2C cycle route passes through Penrith and the town has been designated Cumbria’s first Cycling Hub. The Blue Swallow offers walkers and cyclists drying facilities and cycle storage.

What a lovely overnight stay – so comfy and the date flapjack is absolutely delicious. Thank you so much.
Denise & Barrie - September 2018
Such a nice wlecome!! We have really enjoyed our one night stay and hope to come back again.
Edith & Raymond - September 2018
Thanks for your excellent service. See you both next year!
Albert - October 2018
Very nice stay, fantastic hospitality – little extras make a big difference. Lovely, clean, homely, brilliant.
Debbie & Jo - October 2018
Thank you for such a kind and warm welcome. We wish we could have stayed longer and definitely will next time! Thank you!
Dayna & Emilio - October 2018
We’ve had a fabulous two night stay. Enjoyed the wonderful breakfast, the beautiful comfy rooms and the friendly welcoming owners. Thanks for everything – we hope to return!
Allison, Ashleigh & Linda - February 2019
Most adorable guest house we have ever been to! Thank you
Anon - March 2019
Lovely guest house – would highly recommend – thank you!
C2C Party - April 2019
Thank you for a lovely stay – great room, great food and great hosts!
Nova - May 2019
Wow – what a place. Thank you so much!
Sunderland Coast to Coasters
We had a really lovely stay here doing the C2C. When we returned after the last day it felt like coming home. The flapjack was the icing on the cake!
Anon - June 2019
Thank you so much for an amazing stay – very clean, helpful and warming and breakfast was great!
Kiran, Adam, Fiona & Marcus - June 2019
Another brilliant stay – see you next year!
Kath, John & Lily - June 2019
So very welcoming, warm, sooo comfortable. Delicious home baking and cuddly puppy as a bonus. Thank you!
Lynne, Colin & Sam - June 2019
Just wanted to say no wonder you get such rave reviews. From the moment I dropped off my case Karen and Alison could not have been more helpful. My room and facilities were spotless, and so many extra touches. From fresh milk in little milk bottles for the room along with homemade tablet and cakes. Breakfast options were great plus home made marmalade. They even arranged a taxi and gave me a flapjack for my journey. 5 stars are obvious more are due, would go back in a heart beat, many thanks and continued success Rhona😀
Rhona - July 2019