About La Ruche

This superb ground floor self-contained annexe gives access via your own external entrance door, which allows you to come and go as you please. The annexe comprises a functional hallway, which leads to the beautiful and tastefully appointed private bedroom with stylish en suite shower room.

The internal door to the main house leads to the dining room which has beautiful views across the garden and nearby fields.

If you are staying with us and you are arriving by public transport, we can arrange to pick you up from Penrith Railway Station or Bus Station.

If you are planning walks in the area, we can help with local information and maps.

Guest access  

Access to this fabulous ground floor self-contained annexe is via your own external entrance door (with two steps), which allows you to come and go as you please. The annexe comprises a functional hallway, which leads to the beautiful and tastefully appointed private bedroom with stylish En-suite shower room.

Interaction with guests

Local information is available including books, maps and local knowledge.

We can’t give advice on fell walking except safety advice.

The neighbourhood

‘La Ruche’ B & B is located in the quiet Village of Sockbridge and Tirril between the bustling and historic market town of Penrith, Gateway to the North Lakes, and the charming village of Pooley Bridge, which lies on the shores of idyllic Ullswater with spectacular surrounding fells.

We are situated in an ideal location for anyone wishing to explore this stunning part of Cumbria on foot, by bike, or by car. Then retreat to a quite location away from the bustle of the tourist areas.

Penrith station is just 2 ½ miles away, and the main bus route between Penrith