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Review of Kendal: Sitting on the River Kent in Cumbria, the town of Kendal is a vital region for the tourism industry especially due to its nearness to the Lakes National Park as well as its own extended historic past. An early Roman fortress and 12th C Norman fortress present proof of Kendal's long past story as it extends back to largely undocumented times, its reference in the Domesday Book of 1086 displays its prominence throughout those long departed times.

The nickname "Auld Grey Town" was assigned to Kendal for the reason that the majority of its properties are built from locally sourced greyish limestone, the settlement was traditionally a part of Westmorland but is these days the 3rd most significant settlement in Cumbria. With a resident populace of around 28,586, Kendal is just a modest town, while this populace is swelled somewhat by visiting tourists who simply adore this region. Kendal as a settlement has been called a variety of names over the eras, in the Domesday Book it was listed as Cherchbi, some other titles include Kirkbie Strickland, Kirkbie Kendal and Kirkby in Kendal.

Besides the tourism industry, Kendal is possibly most recognized for its manufacture of the confectionery, Kendal Mint Cake, said to have been stumbled upon by mistake and later on supplied as an high energy foodstuff to Ernest Shackleton on his Antarctic Adventure. From around the 14th C wool was really important for the town & different significant businesses whereby its inhabitants have survived include shoe making, the production of pipe tobacco & tobacco snuff.

The Historical Past of Kendal: From the first up to 4th centuries AD, the Romans held sway over the Kendal district, displacing the Brigantes people, they put up a fortress in around AD90, in the end doing trade with the displaced Brigantes in order to keep the fortification supplied.

The Celts (the Combrogi tribe) held sway right after the Roman invaders departed, and at the time of the Norman invasion the Anglo-Saxons were in charge. The appearance of the invading Normans led to the construction, in the twelfth century, of a substantial stone castle (which we now know as Kendal Castle) on Castle Hill. Kendal Castle is probably most widely known as the home of the Parr family, actually some feel that Catherine Parr, Henry the Eighth's 6th wife was born there, whilst this is unlikely as the castle was beyond repair at the time she arrived in this world.

Kendal's right to run a Saturday market goes back as far as 1189 at which time it was given its Market Charter (the associated fee from which raised funds for the Crusades of Richard I), the charter still holds good these days and the market has been extremely important for the area over the ages.

Accessible by car (A65, A6 and A684) or rail (the FirstTranspennine Express), Kendal is in the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, in England, UK, to the south of Carlisle and Penrith.

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A selection of Kendal streets and roads: Ash Meadow, Brigsteer Road, Town View, Wattsfield Road, Parr Street, Low Mead, Garden Mews, Killington Drive, Oxenholme Road, Castle Close, West Street, Hazelwood, High Sparrowmire, Kent Lea, Kettlewell Road, Edgecombe Court, Thornleigh Road, Mount Street, Collinfield, Pine Close, Collin Close, Brackenwood, Sedbergh Drive, Long Close, Fell View Trading Park, Calder Drive, Mayfield Road, Library Road, Mintsfeet Road, Undercliff Road, Dowkers Lane, Underley Avenue, Honister Drive, Singleton Park Road, Blackthorn Close, Helmside Gardens, Mintsfeet Road South, Scar View Road, Rusland Park, Wray Crescent, Cross Lane, Sawmill Lane, Murley Moss Lane, Sparrowmire Lane, Hardknott Gardens, Red Tarn Road, Ford Terrace, Park Street, Thorny Hills, Cumberland Drive, Whinfell Close.

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

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

The Old Woodyard is a wonderful mews style property on the edge of Kendal's Auld Grey town, it's 10 minutes stroll away from the heart of Kendal and moreover benefits from easy access to the adjoining fells.

Brilliant for small families or twosomes, the Old Woodyard will provide top notch facilities with open style living accommodation nice for relaxing evenings in a peaceable atmosphere.

Believed to have formerly played host to Grand National champ Red Rum, this past horses stable, turned vacation property is a champion in a different respect.

The Old Woodyard features a comfy sitting room with fireplace, two bedrooms (a twin and a double), bathroom with shower, smallish terrace area with outdoor furniture, equipped kitchen area and eating area (space for six), private parking for one automobile.

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These details should be useful for adjoining villages, towns and hamlets particularly: Levens, Helsington , Helsington Laithes, Grange Over Sands, Selside, Stainton, Gatebeck, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cartmel Fell, Old Hutton, Killington, New Hutton, Meal Bank, Burneside, Troutbeck Bridge, Grayrigg, Crook, Endmoor, Windermere, Natland, Watercrook, Staveley, Crosthwaite, Milnthorpe, Oxenholme, Underbarrow, Sedbergh, Crooklands, Morecambe.