Rheged Centre, Lakes

Housed under a unique grass roof, Rheged is a surprising building of architectural merit with lots to discover inside.

Rheged is home to 10 lovely shops where you can use your Lake District Lodge Holidays Recommends card* to get 10% off.

Outdoor@Rheged offers something for every outdoorsy type with clothes, shoes and lifestyle products including brands such as Haglöfs, prAna and Merrell. Splashout is where you will find quality fashion and beauty, stocking Seasalt, Noa Noa, Ren and Dr Haushka. Splashout has the added luxury of its own Spa, ICON@Splashout, where you can enjoy a beautiful and diverse range of spa treatments from massages to spray tans. Artisan food hall Taste showcases the finest foods, cookery books and kitchenware while Toys is a vibrant mix of classic wooden toys, the latest gadgets, clothes and its own shoe shop. In addition we have Books, Sweets, Cards, Talent and much more – Rheged is crammed with inspiring products which reflect the best of the region!

We strive to showcase local excellence by supporting Cumbria’s many talented producers, makers, artists and craftspeople and you can experience the wonderful flavours of Cumbria in our three tasty cafes. Choose from PeterSidwell@Rheged where local celebrity chef Peter brings a fresh approach to local produce; Taste food hall which houses a homely artisan cafe or our mezzanine Café Pod, all offering 10% off with your Lake District Lodge Holidays Recommends card*.


Rheged’s cinema isn’t like your average multiplex – hidden away in our centre is one massive screen, the biggest in the North West to be precise! We show a range of films from impressive large format 3D films, to our regular Saturday Film Club and we often have presentations from renowned speakers. Comfortable tiered seating ensures that everyone gets a great view.

For children there is outdoor play and indoor play. Turrets & Tunnels is an incredible outdoor play area complete with a Roman Fort, Celtic roundhouse, giant slide and ramparts. Inside, the kids can enjoy soft play or visit Create, a pottery painting workshop. Every school holiday we host a range of interesting and unusual events for families such as cookery course, family theatre and quirky workshops. So whatever the weather there is lots to entertain and delight the kids.

Gallery@Rheged is an exciting venue for culture and the arts with a programme of 5 exhibitions per year including art, photography and craft. The Gallery aims to promote the best of Cumbrian art and culture while also bringing exceptional exhibitions and artists to the region.The Gallery also features a shop selling beautifully hand-crafted ceramics, jewellery, textiles and art materials.

Lake District Lodge Holidays Recommends card* offers 2 for 1 on films, softplay, Create or the Gallery.

Rheged is a hub for holiday ideas in Cumbria and the Lake District, with interactive information stations on Outdoor Adventure, Arts and Culture, Family Fun and Food and Drink. Ask our staff at the main desk in the foyer about some of the area’s hidden gems and accommodation.

There is ample free parking and free entry to the centre.

Open daily 10.00am – 5.30pm except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

Rheged Centre, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0DQ. Tel: 01768 868000

*Terms and conditions: Offers exclude forecourt, Made In Cumbria, Create food and drink, Saturday Film Club, seasonal events and workshops. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.