Langwathby village lies on the banks of the river Eden and is situated 5 miles north east of Penrith on the A686 road.
A large village green occupies the centre of the village and is bordered by cottages, farmhouses, a shop with a post office and a pub. There is also a village hall a small primary school and the church of St Peters.
At nearby Langwathby Hall you will find the visitor attraction and working ostrich farm called “Eden Ostrich World”.
The Bailey bridge which spans the river Eden on the Penrith to Lagwathby road holds the dubious honour of being the longest lasting temporary bridge in England after the original was swept away in the 1960’s.
The village boasts a railway station which is on the Settle to Carlisle railway network. There is accommodation to be found in and around Langwathby in the form of guest houses B&B’s and nearby camping facilities.