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Address: Redhills, Penrith CA11 0DQ, England
Phone Number: +44 1768 868000
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10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Activities: Shopping, Dining
Description: Housed under a unique grass roof with a diverse programme of exhibitions...
Housed under a unique grass roof with a diverse programme of exhibitions, live streaming, film, family entertainment with a mix of shopping and dining experiences.
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A good place on a wet day.

A lare group of us went here, the children loved it, The Minecraft Exhibition pleased them, but the prices were too high to buy the gifts. The book/toy shop was ok, once again... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Grangie60
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Crewe, United Kingdom
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Durham
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Our grandson wanted a stop off here on the way home from Keswick so pleased we did, lots for him to do, he made a sword and did some pottery and the raspberry pi info was very good at the minecraft exhibition. Also the cafe had fantastic wholesome food, very good value.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We were staying locally and decided to visit Rheged after viewing their webpage and seeing they were holding a Minecraft exhibition this summer. So glad we did! We were two mums with two boys, aged 6 and 8 and they both loved it! What a success the Minecraft exhibition seems to be for the centre, think they have stumbled on... More 

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A lare group of us went here, the children loved it, The Minecraft Exhibition pleased them, but the prices were too high to buy the gifts. The book/toy shop was ok, once again high prices put us off. It seems well set out though. No charge to park or for entry. We wouldn't have paid if there had been. We... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is a multi use venue, offering a range of services. There is a café (which we've never tried but it looks okay), cinema (limited), shops (offering crafts, gifts etc) and currently there's a Minecraft exhibition. Last year there was a Lego exhibition (very good and reasonably priced). Perhaps best of all the onsite petrol station (with Tesco Clubcard points... More 

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WestmorlandFamily, Manager at The Rheged Centre, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comments. It is good to hear that you have picked up on the choice of activities we have here at Rheged. We have three individual cafes, serving food with an emphasis on local suppliers (including meat from our family farm) and our shops that offer a range of products that are ethically sourced and British where... More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Everything about this place is overpriced , it is designed for tourists that have more money than sense. Beware anyone that is eating here as there was a mouse/ rat in the restarting and if you have paid there ridiculous prices for food - you wouldn't want to share it with vermin. Also the outdoor park has a sign quoting... More 

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WestmorlandFamily, Manager at The Rheged Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback following your recent visit. The issue you refer to was investigated and resolved immediately. It was found to be Water Vole that managed to find a way into our building from the nearby pond. We are a family run business and our Outdoor play area forms part of our... More 

Penrith, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We use Rheghedcas a meeting place for our family. There is good food, shopping, film and a playground so something to suit all ages. Plenty of parking and easy access for older and younger family members and close to the main roads so we can all predict arrival times accurately.

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WestmorlandFamily, Manager at The Rheged Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is great to hear that your family are regular visitors with us. We do try to programme a mix of events and activities that will keep the whole family entertained. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards. The Rheged Team More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We went here on our recent holiday and were all quite impressed. You go in and you pay for whichever activity you want to do. We have a four year old so made a bee line for the soft play which kept her entertained for quite a while. We then moved on to the pottery painting which was right outside... More 

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WestmorlandFamily, Manager at The Rheged Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to feed back to us on your experience at Rheged. It’s great to hear that you tried out a number of our activities, it sounds like you all had a great time which is lovely to hear. Peter will be pleased to hear that you enjoyed the food too, especially the pickled onion rings... More 

Penrith, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Love it, love it, love it. Keep coming up with new ideas to amuse the kids. Can be pricey but there are always cheap activities alongside expensive ones. Last year Lego was fab, this year Mine craft is better. Pizzas good, coffee great. Can't go wrong particularly on rainy day

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WestmorlandFamily, Manager at The Rheged Centre, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comments. We really enjoyed making our Minecraft Exhibition this year (and the Lego one last year) so it’s great to hear that you loved it too. We do always try to balance out the more expensive artist led workshops with free activities, so there is something to suit everyone. Our pop up Pizza Café is something... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Came to Rheged last week for the MINECRAFT exhibition - it was superb! My 2 boys (7&4) had a great time! Very reasonably priced, highly recommend to anyone remotely interested in minecraft. Lots of art work both to see & do, computer stations to play on & a trail to follow + more! Loved it!

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WestmorlandFamily, Manager at The Rheged Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your great feedback. We were thrilled to hear your boys enjoyed the exhibition and the trail - we look forward to welcoming you all back to Rheged again very soon. Kind regards. The Rheged Team More 

Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

What a great find! We stopped here on our way to the Lakes after spotting the Minecraft exhibition signs and were amazed to discover a brilliant family hub - perfect for breaking a journey. The Minecraft exhibition is fun with really well informed staff - the Raspberry Pi section was really interesting. I learnt loads and my teenage expert even... More 

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WestmorlandFamily, Manager at The Rheged Centre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us your lovely feedback. We are delighted to hear you and your family enjoyed your recent visit with us, especially the Minecraft Exhibition. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind regards. The Rheged Team. More 

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Address: Redhills, Penrith CA11 0DQ, England
Phone Number: +44 1768 868000
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Penrith
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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