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The Rheged Centre

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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A busy Sunday in March

A handy stopping off place if travelling the M6 or A6 . Plenty of eating places, a couple of... read more

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RobinEaston
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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
Fairly disappointing

To be honest I wasn't sure what to expect. The place has great potential but generally speaking... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JillChrisRobertson
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Dunfermline
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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Redhills Lane, Penrith CA11 0DQ, England
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Reviewed today

A handy stopping off place if travelling the M6 or A6 . Plenty of eating places, a couple of interesting shops and an outdoor play area for young children.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RobinEaston
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The husband and I stopped off here on Saturday and loved the deli shop where we bought drinks, a veggie bhudda bowl, onion bhaji, and cheese and onion quiche. Was VERY tempted by the artisan breads and cakes and biscuits. Will definitely call in again...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wrote a very detailed review which has now been lost via TripAdvisor so I won't 're write the full review but it is worth 're mentioning. This place is old , tired and dirty. Don't know when it last had a basic hoover around let...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Theresa C
WestmorlandFamily, Manager at The Rheged Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are really disappointed to read your comments regarding our Indoor soft play area. Please be assured we have a comprehensive daily cleaning regime which includes hoovering the whole play area, on top of this...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you were born after 1990, arn't a comic fan and your kids can't read, dont waste your time! Also there isnt a known superhero in sight (not from the modern world). Took my 3 kids age 8, 5 and 4. My 5 and 4...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Anna D
WestmorlandFamily, Manager at The Rheged Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your comments on our Comics Exhibition! Comics are an extremely diverse form of storytelling, and as we’ve tried to get across in our marketing, this show covers everything. So it’s not just action super heroes, but also classic favourites like Dennis the Menace,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Rheged Cafe today as we booked tickets at the cinema. Waited 20 minutes for a table. Given a table table that we originally couldn’t have as it was reserved. The reserved sign was moved to another table for 2. Ordered quite quickly as...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ellen010603
WestmorlandFamily, Manager at The Rheged Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments. We always strive to offer good quality, value for money and quick friendly service and we are sorry that you did not experience this on the day of your visit. Your comments have been shared with the Catering Manager and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To be honest I wasn't sure what to expect. The place has great potential but generally speaking it's top end prices for most things in the shops. Play area was locked so can't comment on that.More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JillChrisRobertson
WestmorlandFamily, Manager at The Rheged Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are sorry to hear that Rheged did not meet with your expectations. We always try to be competitive with our pricing and offer products that are value for money. Our local community Is...More

Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

Worth stopping by - a Services inside the hill. A mini waterfall. A huge beer collection from lots of breweries. And a good collection of pies and scotch eggs. On top, the food is a proper cafe - not your fast food chain or coffee...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jameshonda
WestmorlandFamily, Manager at The Rheged Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate you taking the time to leave a review and are delighted you enjoyed your visit. We hope to welcome you back soon. Best Wishes. The Rheged Team

Reviewed January 12, 2019

This was a great way to spend a cold and wet January afternoon. Rheged is a huge visitor centre with lots of shopping opportunities.Outdoor clothing and accessories; food; beer; wines; pictures; souvenirs; and many other items produced locally. There are a number of restaurants spread...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Eric R
WestmorlandFamily, Manager at The Rheged Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted to hear about your experience and look forward to welcoming you back to Rheged along with your Grandchildren. When you are next in the area perhaps you will have the opportunity to watch a film or...More

Reviewed January 6, 2019

Visiting theater and booked meal. Cafe set out nicely, clean and reasonable service although slow. Glasses were not clean and swapped over when asked with another table!! Food was quiet acceptable but would have been better if vegetables were hot. My friends meal arrived a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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WestmorlandFamily, Manager at The Rheged Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are really disappointed to hear that there were certain things during your visit to our Cafe that we didn’t get quite right. Thank you for bringing these issues to our attention, your comments have been passed on to our...More

Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Never even realised rheged exsisted until a couple of days ago when we passed through. We ate in the cafe in the shop, food was delicious & was served by a very polite young girl Hannah. Would definitely reccomend and will certainly be returning. Lots...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank heleninthelakes
WestmorlandFamily, Manager at The Rheged Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. Its great to hear how much you enjoyed your visit to Taste café and about the wonderful service you received from Hannah. We have shared your comments with both Hannah and The Taste team. Now you know we are...More

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Response from Mike C | Reviewed this property |
Good evening Rick I kindly advise you that the X4/X5 leaves Keswick bus station and drops you in the car park bus stop near gate. Coming back you board at the same bus stop for the X5/X4 going back towards Keswick or... More
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It's the ancient British name for that area. It is a word from a Celtic language.
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