places to visit in kendal
Abbot Hall is one of Britain's finest independent art galleries in a beautiful setting beside the river Kent and overlooked by the ruins of Kendal castle.
Known nationally as a centre for world-class theatre, music, art and events, the Brewery has a 450 capacity music venue, three cinemas, two visual arts galleries, drama studio, darkroom facilities, meeting rooms, great restaurant/cafe/bar.
An association of professionally trained guides, all hold the coveted Blue Badge Guides for Cumbria & the Lake District National Park. They have a love and in-depth knowledge of the region as well as an excellent general knowlege of the UK.
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
Self-catering with 1 unit, £240-£500 pupw sleeps 4, Kendal
Market Place Hideaway is situated in one of Kendal's historic yards in the centre of Kendal, yet is peaceful and quiet, just the place to unwind and recharge.
Hotel with 30 rooms, £50-£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, £40-£100 pppnb, 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.
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.
Guest Accommodation with 6 rooms, £38-£82 prpnb, Kendal
Conveniently situated, in an elevated position, just a few minutes walk up hill from Kendal town centre shops and restaurant facilities. The Brewery Arts Centre and cinema are all within easy walking distance down hill.