Pennington is a civil parish in the South Lakeland district of the shire county of Cumbria in North West England.
Its post code district is LA12 and its dialling code is 01229.
Police and Fire services are provided by Cumbria. The Ambulance Service is a North West regional facility.
The parish is part of the Barrow and Furness parliamentary constituency and the current MP is Simon FELL. There are eight MEPs who represent the North West of England including Pennington in the European Parliament.