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Review of Kendal: An ancient town found on the boundaries of the Lakes in Cumbria, Kendal sits on the banks of the River Kent and is a major spot for tourists, tempting considerable numbers of tourists both winter and summer. The story of the Kendal area goes back to largely undocumented eras, a Roman fort was built near by in AD90, a Norman fort was re-built in the 12th century & the town was mentioned in the Domesday Book, carried out in 1086.

Traditionally a part of Westmorland, Kendal is mainly built of locally sourced grey limestone giving it the nickname "Auld Grey Town", it is in fact the 3rd most significant town in the county of Cumbria. With its resident populace of approximately 28,000, Kendal is just a moderate sized town, however the populace is swelled considerably by visiting visitors who like this region. Kendal as a settlement has been called a variety of names over the generations, in the Domesday Book it was labelled as Cherchbi, some other titles were Kirkbie Kendal, Kirkby in Kendal and Kirkbie Strickland.

A product for which Kendal has come to be famed for years is Kendal Mint Cake, favoured by explorers and mountaineers as a high energy food, and supposed to have been made by accident, 3 firms still make the Mint Cake presently. Various trades whereby the inhabitants of Kendal have earned a living throughout the generations included the wool trade, shoes, pipe tobacco and tobacco snuff, it has additionally been a significant market town.

The Story of Kendal: The 1st building that had significance in the Kendal area was put up by the conquering Romans at Watercrook in around 90 AD, in the shape of a fortress. Quarrels involving the Romans and a local tribe called the Brigantes, stopped after they started to do trade, until around the 4th c, once the Romans departed.

The Celts (the Combrogi tribe) held control once the Romans left, and by the time of the Norman invasion the Anglo-Saxons were the chief inhabitants. The presence of the invading Normans triggered the raising, in the twelfth century, of a stone castle (now called Kendal Castle) on Castle Hill. Accepted by some experts to be the birthplace of Catherine Parr, the sixth wife of Henry VIII , Kendal Castle was clearly the home of the Parr family at approximately this time, although supposed to be past repairing about the time Catherine was born.

The town's right to run a Saturday market starts back as long ago as 1189 at which time it was granted its Market Charter (the associated fee from which helped fund the Crusades of Richard the First), the charter remains even today and the market was really important for the town through the ages.



Kendal is located in the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England, United Kingdom, south of Carlisle and Penrith, it is gotten to by train by means of the FirstTranspennine Express & by car using the A684, A65 and A6 roads.

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A selection of Kendal streets and roads: Aysgarth Close, Webb View, Underbarrow Road, Queen Katherines Avenue, Kendal Parks Road, Bridge Lane, Pine Close, Sedbergh Drive, Woodgate, Station Road, Collin Croft, Wasdale Close, Castle Street, Kirkland, Broad Ing, Chapel Lane, Kirkbarrow Lane, Howe Bank Close, Castle Gardens, Wansfell Drive, Peppercorn Lane, Hill Place, Sandylands Road, Aikrigg Avenue, Heath Close, Langdale Crescent, Edgecombe Court, Greengate Lane, Castle Riggs, Wattsfield Lane, Hawesmead Drive, Coniston Drive, Grizedale Avenue, White Moss Court, Kettlewell Road, Haliburton Road, Vicars Fields, Union Street, Sunnyside, Peat Lane, Scar View Road, Stramongate, Parkside Meadow, Dalton Road, Helme Drive, Busher Walk, Hardknott Gardens, Rowan Tree Crescent, Jenkin Rise, Maple Drive, Romney Gardens.

Attractions, places of interest, things to do and places to visit in and around Kendal: Friends Meeting House and the Quaker Tapestry, Whitbarrow, Netherfield Cricket Club Ground, Burns Beck Moss, Hervey Memorial Reserve, Holmescales Activity Centre, Castle Howe, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Low Sizergh Barn Dairy Farm, Museum of Lakeland Life, Kendal Leisure Centre, The Museum of Natural History and Archaeology, Kendal Castle, Kendal Via Ferrata, Dorothy Farrers Spring Wood, Levens Hall, Kendal Museum, Lakeland Maze and Farm Park, Lakeland Climbing Centre, Serpentine Woods, Potter Fell, Lambrigg Fell, Howe Riddings Wood, Kendal Parish Church, The Brewery Arts Centre, Sizergh Castle and Garden, St Georges Church, Lakeland Radio Stadium (Kendal Town FC).

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The Old Woodyard - Two Bedroom One Bathroom (Sleeps 4)

The Old Woodyard is an outstanding mews style holiday cottage on the fringe of the Auld Grey town of Kendal, it's 10 minutes meander from Kendal town centre and also benefits from quick access to the surrounding fells.

Outstanding for small families or couples, the Old Woodyard will provide exceptional facilities with open plan living accommodation super for laid back evenings in a calming atmosphere.

This fantastic holiday cottage that was previously a stable and is understood to have once stabled the favorite Grand National champ Red Rum has become a winner for different reasons.

This lovely property comes with a comfortable lounge with fireplace, two bedrooms (a twin and a double), bathroom with shower over, smallish patio area with terrace furniture, equipped kitchen and eating area (seating for six), exclusive parking space for 1 car.

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This informative article could be useful for surrounding towns and areas for example: Old Hutton, Staveley, Oxenholme, Watercrook, Sedbergh, Burneside, Stainton, Gatebeck, Natland, Levens, Morecambe, Underbarrow, Windermere, Helsington Laithes, Endmoor, Killington, Troutbeck Bridge, New Hutton, Meal Bank, Selside, Bowness-on-Windermere, Crook, Crosthwaite, Helsington , Grayrigg, Milnthorpe, Crooklands, Grange Over Sands, Cartmel Fell.