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Free Parking in Penrith and Appleby on Saturdays during the run up to Christmas

Free parking graphicShoppers and visitors to towns in Eden District got an early Christmas gift this week, with the announcement by Eden District Council that they are offering free parking on Saturdays, in their off-street car parks during the run up to Christmas. This initiative supports the economic viability of local towns during the busy festive period.

The free parking will be available all day on the following Saturdays during December 2018: 8, 15 and 22, at the locations listed below:

Penrith car parks

  • Bluebell Lane 
  • Drovers Lane
  • Mansion House
  • Princes Street
  • Sandgate 
  • Town Hall

Appleby car parks 

  • Broad Close

Eden District Council’s Services Portfolio Holder, Councillor Adrian Todd, said: “We are delighted to be supporting local businesses in the run up to Christmas by offering free parking in the Council’s off-street car parks during this busy period for shoppers and visitors. This free parking offer will be an extra incentive to encourage people to explore the excellent retail and food Eden’s towns afford at this time of year.”

For more information about Christmas events and activities in Eden District, visit