Hotel The Black Swan Inn (Penrith, United Kingdom)


Hotel The Black Swan Inn (Penrith, United Kingdom)

About The Black Swan Inn

The Black Swan Inn is a traditional 17th century village pub with guest rooms in Cumbria’s Eden Valley. Located about 15 minutes’ drive from the M6 at Penrith and within 28 miles of Carlisle city centre, it boasts free Wi-Fi throughout. Cosy remodelled rooms feature an en suite bathroom, tea and coffee-making facilities, flat-screen TV and blackout curtains. Some rooms feature exposed timbers. Amenities include a beer garden, free parking and private fishing along a four-mile stretch of the nearby River Eden. A free cooked Cumbrian breakfast is included for overnight guests. There’s also an on-site restaurant offering pub favourites plus a bar with log fires serving local ales and world wines. The Black Swan Inn is located in Culgaith village about 20 minutes’ drive from Ullswater in the stunning Lake District National Park. It’s about five minutes’ drive from Langwathby railway station for trains along the scenic Settle-Carlisle line.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby

  • Free WiFi

  • Pool

  • Spa

  • Parking

  • Pets

  • A/C

  • Restaurant

  • Hotel bar

  • Gym


Culgaith, CA10 1QW, Penrith, United Kingdom

Rating overview

  • Location
    Excellent  8.8 / 10
  • Rooms
    Very good  8.1 / 10
  • Service
    Excellent  9.1 / 10

Positive Reviews


Clean and cosy rooms praised

The cosy rooms at this traditional country inn lived up to most guests' expectations. Reviewers said they found the rooms to be well-cleaned and tastefully decorated with comfortable branded beds.


Warm welcome and tasty food

Many reviewers said they enjoyed a warm welcome from friendly and helpful staff at the Black Swan Inn. Diners often said the food was hard to beat, praising the way local ingredients like speciality sausages and meats from local farms starred on the menu.


Pleasant village setting

Plenty of visitors said they were glad to have chosen this inn for its relatively peaceful village-centre location. Lovers of the great outdoors appreciated the easy access to the surrounding beautiful countryside like the Lake District National Park. Ang

Negative Reviews


Occasional reports of nuisance noise

Although many guests said they enjoyed a tranquil stay, there were certain rooms that were reportedly exposed to occasional late-night noise from the bar, according to some light sleepers. It was further claimed that occasional traffic noise was audible i


Rooms too small for some

Some guests occasionally claimed they found certain rooms and en suite bathrooms to be too small for their liking.


Free Wi-Fi frustrations

There were reports of occasional frustrations logging-on to the free Wi-Fi network at this accommodation. Some guests also claimed the signal was unreliable at times.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Arcade/Video games
  2. Entrance Hall/lobby
  3. Parking
  4. Hotel bar
  1. Wheelchair accessible
  2. Accessible parking
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Shower
  3. Openable windows
  4. Television
Sports facilities
  1. Bike rental
  2. Horse riding


Culgaith , CA10 1QW , Penrith , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1768)88223 | 

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