Overlooking the market town of Penrith, the Victorian Bank House has a beautiful garden and provides Fairtrade tea and coffee and handmade toiletries in each room. Homemade bread, freshly squeezed orange juice and local jams, cheeses and bacon feature on the award-winning breakfast. A flat-screen TV with DVD player and a hairdryer are included in each elegantly decorated room, which also has a private bathroom. Some rooms feature antique furniture. Breakfast is served in Bank House B and B’s traditionally furnished dining room. Guests have access to a communal microwave and a fridge. Free Wi-Fi is accessible throughout the property. Secure bicycle storage is available, and the C2C bicycle route is within 5 minutes’ walk of Bank House. Situated on a hill, Penrith town centre is less than 10 minutes’ walk from Bank House. Free private parking is available and Carlisle city centre can be reached after a 30-minute drive.