Parks, gardens and play areas
Penrith Castle Park
Penrith Castle Park ruins and children's play area are open all year round, the tennis courts, putting green and crazy golf re-open in spring 2023.
Allotments in Eden are located in Penrith, Kirkby Stephen, Kirkoswald, Morland, Skelton and Winskill. The allotments are run by various associations.
Children's play areas
We look after 35 children's play areas in Eden district. There are play areas that the parish or community groups look after too.
Eden play areas improvement fund
Use this form to apply for an Eden play areas improvement fund grant.
Coronation garden created for coronation of George VI in 1938 is in Portland Place, Penrith. The garden has seating and a timeline for Penrith.
Grounds maintenance - landscaping
We routinely cut grassed areas adjoining housing estates and parks and open spaces. We also maintain trees and prune hedges, shrubs and rose beds.
Grounds maintenance application form
Use this form to apply for grounds maintenance work to be carried out on land owned by the council.
Grass cutting is managed by us for some parks, open spaces, areas next to housing estates and road verges, in Penrith and Appleby.
Grass cutting maintenance report form
Use this form to tell us about any problems with areas of grass we maintain.