Around 10 minutes’ walk from Penrith town center, Acorn Guest House provides well-appointed accommodations 3 miles from the Lake District National Park. This Cumbrian guest house has a bar and offers free parking and WiFi.

Each room has a flat-screen TV, seating area, alarm clock and tea and coffee facilities. There is an en suite or private shower room with a hairdryer and toiletries provided.

A traditional cooked breakfast is served each morning. The licensed bar serves a range of beers and wines and has free WiFi access.

Acorn Guest House is around 15 minutes’ walk from Penrith (North Lakes) Train Station and Penrith Castle. The city of Carlisle is around 20 miles north of the town, and you can drive to the Lake District town of Keswick in 25 minutes.

This is our guests' favorite part of Penrith, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Acorn Guest House has been welcoming guests since Apr 30, 2014

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Penrith, this property has an excellent location score of 9.0!

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose Acorn Guest House

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few hours
  • Hi can you confirm we would be guaranteed a parking space? Regards
    Good evening we have enough parking for 7 guests vehicles. Unfortunately we are unaware of the vehicles sizes if you are last to arrive we can not gua...
    Answered on July 5, 2021
  • can you guarantee off road parking for my colleague's stay on 16th March?
    Good Evening, We are the only guest house in Penrith with private parking, and we have ample parking for 7/8 cars. Kindest regards, Gordon
    Answered on March 5, 2020
  • Do you have cycle parking ? I am ready to book for my party of 7. However I see the results say 2 triple Rooms Can you accom 1 extra bed ?
    Good afternoon, Sorry for the delay we have been on holiday if you give us a call we can sort out your booking once we check dates and availability. 0...
    Answered on May 14, 2021
  • Hi. Do you have any place we can store our bikes. We are doing the coast to coast bike ride. Kind regards Chris.
    Good morning Chris We have secure storage for up to 17 bikes and we are the first Guest house that you see when you arrive in Penrith
    Answered on July 18, 2020
  • Hello, would it be possible to have breakfast at 7.30am on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st November, for 2 people?
    Good evening, It would be no problem to arrange a early breakfast for the 20th &21st of November. Kindest regards. Gordon
    Answered on November 11, 2021
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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Amenities of Acorn Guest House
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Mini golf Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Additional charge
  • Fishing Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Street parking
  • Secure parking
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Private check-in/out
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Packed lunches
  • Express check-in/out
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Acorn Guest House takes special requests – add in the next step!


4:00 PM - 8:00 PM


7:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
£10 per child, per night
Extra bed by request
£21 per child, per night
3 - 9 years
Extra bed by request
£21 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa Discover Diners Club Acorn Guest House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please inform Acorn Guest House of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Bar is closed from Fri, Nov 27, 2020 until Wed, Dec 02, 2020

FAQs about Acorn Guest House

  • Acorn Guest House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Mini golf
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Walking tours
    • Bike tours

  • The prices at Acorn Guest House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Acorn Guest House is 2,800 feet from the center of Penrith.

  • Room options at Acorn Guest House include:

    • Triple
    • Twin
    • Family
    • Double

  • Check-in at Acorn Guest House is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at Acorn Guest House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free