Penrith is a city in the English county of Cumbria. It is located north of Eamont in Eden Valley and less than five kilometers from the border of the Lake District National Park. The city is bathed by the rivers Lowther and Petteril. Petteril Eamont and are partially connected by an artificial water flow together, which flows through the center and as "Thacka Beck" is known for several centuries and provided the town with water. Authority site is the Eden District Council which can be found in the city and formerly the administrative headquarters of both the urban Penrith urban districts and rural Penrith rural district was. Penrith itself has no council and is to Berwick-upon-Tweed the second smallest area which does not form a municipal community.