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Review of Kendal: On both sides of the River Kent in the county of Cumbria, Kendal is a major area for the tourism industry because of its nearness to the Lake District Park as well as its own lengthy ancient past. Even then substantial enough to be listed in the 1086 Domesday Book, The Kendal area has a history which stretches back into the mists of time, an early Roman fort (AD90), & subsequent Norman fortress present proof of this.

The nickname of "Auld Grey Town" was assigned to Kendal simply because nearly all of the buildings are built from the local gray limestone, the settlement was in times past part of Westmorland but is today the 3rd most significant built-up area in Cumbria. With its resident populace of approximately 29,000, Kendal is only a moderate town, though this populace expands somewhat by visiting sightseers who really enjoy this location. Numerous titles have been given to Kendal over the years such as Cherchbi (in the Domesday Book), Kirkbie Kendal, Kirkby in Kendal and Kirkbie Strickland.

A product for which Kendal has come to be well known over the years is Kendal Mint Cake, a favourite of explorers & mountaineers as an energy food supplement, & said to have been discovered by chance, 3 firms still manufacture the Mint Cake at present. Kendal has additionally been an important market town, & various trades by which its locals have survived are the manufacturing of pipe tobacco & tobacco snuff, shoe making and the wool business.

The Story of Kendal: From the 1st to the 4th centuries AD, the Romans held power of the Kendal district, replacing the local Brigantes tribe, they built a fort in roughly AD90, at some point trading with the dispossessed Brigantes so as to keep the fortification supplied.

A lot later a new fort or castle was erected in Motte and Bailey pattern, although it was supplanted by a castle of stone following the Norman invasion, in around the twelfth century and now known as Kendal Castle, parts still can be observed on Castle Hill. Considered by some experts as being the birthplace of Catherine Parr, the sixth spouse of Henry VIII , Kendal Castle was clearly the residence of the Parr family at approximately this point, but reckoned to be past repairing around the time she arrived in this world.

Richard I granted a Market Charter to the town in 1189 in order to collect funds for his Crusades, the charter for that essential Saturday market holds good to this day.



The town of Kendal is in the South Lakeland District the county of Cumbria, in England, United Kingdom, to the south of Penrith & Carlisle, it is gotten to by rail by way of the FirstTranspennine Express and by road via the A684, A6 and A65 routes.

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A selection of Kendal streets and roads: Cross Lane, Castle Rise, Rusland Park, Beezon Fields, Fulmar Drive, Hill Close, Levens Close, Moss Ghyll, Kentrigg, Ruskin Close, Blackhall Road, Silverdale Drive, Chambers Close, Castle Green Lane, Ann Street, Sandes Avenue, Lound Place, Rydal Mount, Kirkland, Queens Road, Whinlatter Drive, Mint Dale, White Moss Court, Castle Green Road, St Georges Walk, Parkside Crescent, Lowther Park, Mount Street, Belmont, Kent Park Avenue, Hawesmead Drive, Cherry Tree Crescent, Valley Drive, Earle Court, Greenwood, Castle Circle, Sandylands Road, Gulfs Road, Whitbarrow Close, Riverdale Court, Garden Road, Bramble Close, Dockray Hall Road, Cedar Grove, Oxenholme Road, Kentdale Road, Dalton Road, Castle Close, Birkbeck Close, Collin Croft, Hayclose Lane.

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

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

Found merely 10 minutes stroll from the centre of Kendal town, the top notch mews style Old Woodyard provides a fantastic holiday escape that's in easy reach of the encircling fells & magnificent walking pathways.

This holiday home provides you with superb facilities for small families or couples, the open style accommodation supplying a restful aura, suitable for laid back evenings around the fireplace.

This tremendous home that was at one time a horse stable and is thought to have formerly housed the celebrated Grand National champ Red Rum is these days a champ for different reasons.

The Old Woodyard includes comfortable lounge with fireplace, two bedrooms (a double and a twin), full bathroom, smallish patio area with outdoor furniture, fully equipped kitchen area and eating area (seating for six), exclusive parking spot for one car.

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