places to visit in kendal
One of the oldest museums in the UK, founded in 1796. Since 1918 housed in a beautiful historic building, once a wool warehouse. The museum comprises of 4 galleries.
A masterpiece of storytelling and a celebration of life, revolutions and remarkable people....made by 4,000 people. Shop, Cafe, audio guides, film, interactive displays, children's activities.
The award winning Lakeland Climbing Centre is one of the country's largest indoor aerial adventure centres, offering fun climbing and aerial activities for all the family from 5 years old to adults.
The ‘Auld Grey Town' of Kendal, handsomely built in limestone, is the focal hub for shopping and culture in Lakeland.
Historically, Kendal was one of the most important woollen textile centres in the country, producing ‘Kendal Green' and other ‘Kendal cottons' - its numerous yards were once filled with workshops processing cloth, leather and foodstuffs. Kendal was also a centre for shoe making, carpet and snuff manufacture, and synonymous with the production of Kendal Mint Cake; an essential prerequisite for today's explorers and mountaineers.
kendal hotels & b&bs
Hotel with 99 rooms, £125-£450 prpnb, Kendal
The hotel is set in 14 acres of natural gardens and woodland yet is only 6 miles from M6 & 10 miles from Windermere and the Lake District. Recently awarded Best Western Large Hotel and Fans Favourite for 2014.
Bed & Breakfast with 9 rooms, £40-£50 pppnb, Kendal
Family run historic Grade II Listed town centre B&B. Ideally situated for all amenities. Non-smoking.
Guest Accommodation with 6 rooms, £28-£35 pppnb, Kendal
A large Victorian house situated 0.25 mile from Kendal town centre. A ground floor en suite room is available. A lock-up garage for cycles. We are 10 minutes drive from M6 jct 36.
Hotel with 30 rooms, £43-£135 pppnb, Kendal
Central location, ample parking, 4-poster rooms, suites with spa baths, childrens menu and indoor heated swimming pool
Guest House with 5 rooms, £75-£100 prpnb, Kendal
In a quiet conservation area overlooking the green. Only 5 minutes walk from both Kendal town centre and the golf course. Beech House has 5 en suite individually designed bedrooms with 5-star VB classification.