Map Kendal Cumbria

Shown here is a comprehensive road map for Kendal, handy for exploring streets and addresses around the village.

Kendal Map - Road/Street Map

Tourist map of Kendal in Cumbria, detailed route map, useful for searching out streets and roads around the town. Use zoom or pan to see: Killington, Cartmel Fell, Crooklands, Crosthwaite, Grange Over Sands, Bowness-on-Windermere, Endmoor, Burneside, Watercrook, Helsington Laithes, Grayrigg, Milnthorpe, Crook, Helsington , Selside, Troutbeck Bridge, Morecambe, Old Hutton, Windermere, Meal Bank, New Hutton, Oxenholme, Staveley, Underbarrow, Gatebeck, Levens, Stainton, Natland, Sedbergh

Information for Kendal Cumbria: A vital spot for the tourism industry sitting on either side of the River Kent near to the fringe of the Lake District, the old Cumbrian town of Kendal allures large numbers of visitors each year. The history of the town of Kendal stretches back into the mists of time, a Roman fort was put up in close proximity in AD90, a Norman castle was re-built in the twelfth century and the town was described in the 1086 Domesday Book.

The third biggest settlement in Cumbria, though historically a part of Westmorland, Kendal's buildings are principally built of gray limestone, gaining it the nickname "Auld Grey Town". In no way a huge town having around 28,586 citizens, Kendal does of course lure many additional people in the shape of sightseers who travel to this well known area. Labelled as Cherchbi in the Domesday Book, Kirkby in Kendal, Kirkbie Kendal and Kirkbie Strickland are amongst the names bestowed on Kendal across the generations.

Besides tourism, Kendal is perhaps most renowned for the manufacture of the confectionery, Kendal Mint Cake, reputed to have been made inadvertently & eventually supplied as an energy food to Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic Trip. Kendal has additionally been an essential market town, & a few other trades by which its citizens have survived were the production of tobacco snuff & pipe tobacco, shoe making & the wool trade.

Kendal Heritage: From the first up to 4th centuries AD, the Romans held sway over the Kendal area, displacing the Brigantes people, they erected a fort in approximately 90 AD, at some point setting up trade with the displaced Brigantes to keep the fortress in supplies.

Considerably later a new fort or castle was raised in the Motte and Bailey pattern, nonetheless it was succeeded by a stone castle after the Norman conquest, dating from around the 12th c which we now know as Kendal Castle, remnants still can be viewed on Castle Hill. Presumed by many people as being the birthplace of Catherine Parr (1512-1548), the 6th wife of Henry VIII , Kendal Castle was indeed the residence of the Parr family at around this time, although believed to be in serious need of repair at the time she was born.

Richard I accorded a Market Charter to the town in 1189 in order to collect revenue for the Crusades, the charter for this important Saturday market still holds good even now.

The town of Kendal is located in the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England, UK, to the south of Carlisle & Penrith, it can be arrived at by railway by means of the FirstTranspennine Express & by road via the A684, A65 and A6 highways.

A selection of Kendal streets and roads: Parkside Road, Killington Drive, Ann Street, Silverdale Drive, Cumberland Drive, Red Tarn Road, Sandes Avenue, Belmont, Rydal Road, Oxenholme Road, Wasdale Close, Moss Ghyll, Shap Road, Sedbergh Road, Kentrigg Walk, Hunters Croft, Thornleigh Road, Fernwood Drive, Silver Howe Close, Collin Hill, Cross Lane, Vicars Walk, Vicars Garth, Hayfell Avenue, Valley Drive, Greenside, White Moss Court, Eastgate, Bridge Lane, Teal Beck, Stonecross Road, Collin Croft, Vicars Hill, Garden Mews, Hartside Road, Heron Close, High Garth, Landsdown Close, Howe Gardens, Broad Ing Crescent, Edgecombe Court, Finley Close, Kent Lea, Sunnyside, Bramble Close, Kentwood Road, Bellingham Road, Lynngarth Drive, Kent Place, Allhallows Lane, East View.

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

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Street map of Kendal in the county of Cumbria, ideal for searching out locations around the neighbourhood and for finding specific roads and streets.

Kendal Cottages/Accommodation

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

Strategically located only ten minutes saunter away from the heart of Kendal, the top quality mews style Old Woodyard gives a terrific vacation bolthole which is in easy reach of the adjoining fells and impressive trekking countryside.

This holiday property has exceptional facilities for couples or small families, the open style living accommodation producing a quiet mood, perfect for stress-free evenings gathered around the fireplace.

Believed to have once stabled Grand National winner Red Rum, this former stable, turned into vacation property is a winner for different reasons.

This property includes a comfortable lounge area with fireplace, 2 bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin), bathroom with shower over, modest patio area with terrace furniture, equipped cooking area and eating area (seating for six), exclusive parking for one car.

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Road map for Kendal in the county of Cumbria, good for tracking down locations around the neighbourhood and for searching out specific roads and streets.

On this page is a comprehensive route map for Kendal in the Lake District, very useful for locating roads and streets in the neighbourhood.

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