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Review of Kendal: Tempting numerous travellers every year, the historical town of Kendal, sits on the River Kent, near the boundaries of the Lakes in Cumbria. The story of the Kendal area extends back to largely undocumented times, a Roman fortification was erected close by in AD90, an early Norman fort was re-built during the twelfth century and the settlement was recognized in the Domesday Book of 1086.

The 3rd biggest settlement in the county of Cumbria, although historically a part of Westmorland, the houses of Kendal are mainly constructed in grey limestone, giving it the nickname "Auld Grey Town". Kendal today has a local population of roughly 29,000, though of course substantial quantities of tourists head to the area in particular through the summertime. Referred to as Cherchbi in the Domesday Book, Kirkby in Kendal, Kirkbie Kendal and Kirkbie Strickland are amongst the names bestowed on Kendal through the ages.

Whilst Kendal is well known as a tourism destination, the town has additionally long been renowned for Kendal Mint Cake a confectionery, subsequently marketed as a high energy foodstuff, which has long been popular with mountain climbers & explorers. Kendal has moreover been an essential market town, & various trades by which its inhabitants have earned a crust feature the manufacturing of pipe tobacco and tobacco snuff, shoe making & the wool industry.

Kendal Historical Past: From the first to the 4th centuries AD, the Romans held sway over the Kendal district, replacing the Brigantes people, they put up a fortification in about AD90, at some point trading with the dispossessed Brigantes in order to keep the fortification in supplies.

Considerably later a new fort or castle was built in Motte and Bailey layout, though that was succeeded by a stone castle soon after the Norman conquest, dating from around the 12th c and now called Kendal Castle, remnants still can be viewed on Castle Hill. Presumed by some people to be the birthplace of Catherine Parr (1512-1548), the sixth wife of Henry VIII , Kendal Castle was definitely the home of the Parr family at about this point, nonetheless reckoned to be in a poor state of repair during the time Catherine was given birth to.

Richard I accorded a Market Charter to Kendal in 1189 in order to raise money for his Crusades, the charter for the important Market on Saturdays holds good these days.



Kendal is found in the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England, UK, south of Carlisle & Penrith, it can be got to by train by using the FirstTranspennine Express & by road using the A6, A684 & A65 routes.

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A selection of Kendal streets and roads: Collinfield, Ruskin Close, Copperfield Lane, Sawmill Lane, Ann Street, Hill Close, Kentmere Brow, Helsington Road, Mayfield Road, Helmside Road, Stramongate, Aynam Place, Coniston Drive, Kendal Parks Road, Mintsfeet Road, Vicars Fields, Willow Drive, Oakwood, Lound Place, Hawesmead Drive, Park Side Road, Bankfield Road, Brockbeck, Windermere Road, Vicarage Drive, Long Close, Heath Close, White Stiles, Carrock Close, Rosemede Avenue, Vicars Garth, Well Ings, Helmside Gardens, Applewood, Howard Street, Queen Katherines Avenue, Horncop Lane, Mint Bridge Road, Greenwood, Boundary Bank Lane, Helme Drive, Queens Road, Cliff Brow, Kendal Green, Lound Square, Stonecross Gardens, Hayfell Avenue, Westgate, Kettlewell Road, Broad Ing, Whinlatter Drive.

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

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

Presenting a perfect vacation bolthole on the edge of the Auld Grey town of Kendal and close to the bordering fells, the Old Woodyard is an excellent mews style property located just 10 minutes walking distance from the town centre of Kendal.

The Old Woodyard comes with high-quality facilities for couples or small families, the open plan accommodation offering a peaceful aura, just right for chilled evenings gathered around the fireplace.

Previously part of a horse stable this outstanding home is understood to have once played host to the celebrated racehorse Red Rum a 3 time Grand National winner.

Amenities in this property include, lounge with exposed wooden beams, one double and one twin bedroom, fully equipped kitchen area with eating area for six diners, private parking space for 1 vehicle and smallish terrace area with terrace furniture.

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This great article may be appropriate for adjacent towns and villages that include: Stainton, Crosthwaite, New Hutton, Grange Over Sands, Bowness-on-Windermere, Milnthorpe, Old Hutton, Endmoor, Helsington , Oxenholme, Troutbeck Bridge, Meal Bank, Killington, Natland, Helsington Laithes, Cartmel Fell, Windermere, Burneside, Gatebeck, Underbarrow, Crook, Selside, Watercrook, Levens, Crooklands, Grayrigg, Sedbergh, Staveley, Morecambe.