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The Rheged Centre

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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Rheged: Home of Lovely Candles. And other stuff...

Popping into Rheged on the way to the Lake District has become a ritual for me over the years. I’ve... read more

Reviewed yesterday
OllietheWanderer
via mobile
its not sure what it is

is it shoppingcentre?, an art gallery?, a meeting room?, a cinema?. well its all of these but doing... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
chris c
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Housed under a unique grass roof with a diverse programme of exhibitions, live streaming, film, family entertainment with a mix of shopping and dining experiences.
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Redhills Lane, Penrith CA11 0DQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Popping into Rheged on the way to the Lake District has become a ritual for me over the years. I’ve watched a documentary on the huge screen, picked up some nice artworks and developed an addiction to one particular product: I can’t get enough of...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

is it shoppingcentre?, an art gallery?, a meeting room?, a cinema?. well its all of these but doing so many things means it doesn't seem to do anything well. worth missing

Thank chris c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived after travelling one hour to get to this place. Outdoor play shut due to maintenance and 'weather conditions' according to a member of staff. The sun was out, no wind and 10 degrees Celsius in November, quite a nice day. Went to the indoor...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic venue, cleverly designed into the hillside. Clean facilities, shops, eating area. Food on conference was freshly produced (although slightly over cooked). Staff were accommodating and found out same company run local M6 services, which were visited the previous day. Highly recommend.

Thank F1522ZLpeterl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thought it was a great idea for the Centre to come up with a DINE & VIEW package. Unfortunately my experience though on Wednesday 24th October to see FUNNY GIRL was pretty much of a disaster from start to finish for the following reasons. 1)...More

Thank Beverley B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

was on a day trip which called here for coffee, pleased we did. had coffee and bacon butties, they were well cooked and served quickly by a great waitress, definately worth the money. Have been before and always lovely.

Thank gary s
WestmorlandFamily, Manager at The Rheged Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review. It’s great to hear how much you enjoyed your visit and that you are a returning visitor. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Best Wishes. The Rheged Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Rheged centre on 14-10-18 on holiday from North Wales having seen it on the internet and had come to the conclusion that it would be a good place to visit with our boys aged 7 & 3. We had read that there...More

Thank Ioan J
WestmorlandFamily, Manager at The Rheged Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback and we are sorry for the experience you had with us in our café. We are saddened and disappointed to read your comments. We can offer no excuse for the poor service you received, thank you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With constantly changing produce, gifts, art, walking clothing and cookware... just to make a few... Rheged is the place in the North Lakes to visit. Plenty of free parking and a place for children to play outside ... enjoy a coffee and cakes or a...More

Thank Brigantian1
WestmorlandFamily, Manager at The Rheged Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. We are thrilled to hear how much you have enjoyed your visits to the centre. We have some lovely Christmas gifts arriving in the centre at the moment! We look forward to sharing your comments with the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in on our way to visit grandparents and the kids (aged 11 and 8) spent a few hours painting pottery. They loved it and we chilled with coffee and sausage rolls! Great value.More

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WestmorlandFamily, Manager at The Rheged Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. It’s great to hear how much you enjoyed your visit. We hope in the future you might have the opportunity to attend one of our family events, we have some great activities and theatre shows...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our friends were staying overnight at the Travel lodge so we suggested meeting them at Rheged before they continued their journey. Very friendly and helpful staff especially Kurt. Nothing was too much trouble. Nice filling English breakfast. Would definitely do this again.More

Thank 622caroline
WestmorlandFamily, Manager at The Rheged Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your breakfast and we look forward to sharing your comments with Kurt and the team. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Best wishes. The Rheged...More

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karengp1976
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Response from inrafawetrust | Reviewed this property |
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Rick S
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Response from Mike C | Reviewed this property |
Good evening Rick I kindly advise you that the X4/X5 leaves Keswick bus station and drops you in the car park bus stop near gate. Coming back you board at the same bus stop for the X5/X4 going back towards Keswick or... More
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Richard A
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It's the ancient British name for that area. It is a word from a Celtic language.
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