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The Penrith 01768 Area Code (Penrith Dialling Code)

The 01768 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Penrith area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01768 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Penrith area code is (01768) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01768 Area Code?

The Penrith 01768 dialling code is situated in the county of Cumbria in the North West Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01768 Penrith dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01768 Penrith dialling code area. If you are calling a local number within the same area code with a landline telephone you do not need to use the 01768 dialling code.

Phoning the 01768 Dialling Code from Outside of the UK

If you are calling from outside of the UK. You will need to add the code for dialling internationally. This varies country to country, followed by the UK country code (44) followed by the area code without the initial zero (1768).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441768
Europe00441768
Australia0011441768

Origins of the 01768 Penrith Area Code

Before the 16th April 1995 known as PhONEday which changed telephone area codes by inserting a 1 at the beginning. The area code was 0768.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01768 area was PN8. The first two characters are taken from the letters P and N in PeNrith. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 7, 6 and 8.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01768 Penrith area code
An old rotary dial for the 01768 Penrith area code.

Map of the 01768 Penrith dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01768 Penrith phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01768 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01768 Penrith area code
Map of the 01768 Penrith area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Penrith 01768-Penrith dialling Code

Appleby-in-Westmorland
Bolton
Braithwaite
Brough (Eden)
Clifton (Eden)
Culgaith
Greystoke
Keswick (Allerdale)
Kirkby Stephen
Kirkby Thore
Langwathby
Lazonby
Penrith
Skelton (Eden)
Stainton
Temple Sowerby

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Penrith 01768-Penrith dialling Code

Penrith (LCPEN) Cumbria
Keswick (LCKES) Cumbria
Appleby (LCAPP) Cumbria
Kirkby Stephen (LCKST) Cumbria