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Guide to Kendal Cumbria: Dissected by the River Kent in Cumbria, the town of Kendal is a significant spot for tourists due to its closeness to the Lake District Park as well as its own lengthy ancient past. An early Roman fortress & 12th C Norman fort pay testimony to the town of Kendal's early background as it travels back into the mists of time, its annotation in the Domesday Book of 1086 shows its prominence throughout those long past days.

The nickname of "Auld Grey Town" was given to Kendal simply because many of the buildings are made from locally sourced greyish limestone, the town was in the past part of Westmorland but is currently the third most significant settlement in the county of Cumbria. Kendal today has a resident population of around 28,586, although in fact appreciable quantities of sightseers flock to the area most significantly in the summer months. Kendal as a settlement has been called a variety of names through the generations, in the Domesday Book it was known as Cherchbi, various other titles were Kirkby in Kendal, Kirkbie Kendal and Kirkbie Strickland.

A product that Kendal has come to be known for decades is Kendal Mint Cake, extensively used by mountaineers and explorers as an energy foodstuff, and thought to have been discovered by mistake, 3 firms still produce the Mint Cake presently. Kendal has in addition been a major market town, and other businesses whereby its citizens have made a living were the manufacture of tobacco snuff and pipe tobacco, shoe making and wool.

Kendal Heritage: The 1st occupants of the Kendal region were a local tribe known as the Brigantes, though the first building of any importance was put up by the conquering Romans at nearby Watercrook in the form of a fortification in 90 AD, the Romans in due course departed in about the fourth century.

Considerably later on a new fort or castle was raised in the Motte and Bailey pattern, though it was succeeded by a strong stone castle following the Norman invasion, this was in about the 12th c which we now know as Kendal Castle, remains still can be viewed on Castle Hill. Thought by some people as being the birthplace of Catherine Parr (1512-48), the sixth spouse of Henry the Eighth , Kendal Castle was definitely the residence of the Parr family at about this point, although reckoned to be in serious need of repair at the moment she was born.

Kendal's legal right to run a Saturday market goes back as far as 1189 when it was granted its Market Charter (the charge from which helped to pay for the Crusades of Richard I), the charter is still in place today and the market has been extremely crucial for the area throughout the generations.



Kendal is placed to the south of Penrith and Carlisle in the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England, United Kingdom, the town is accessed by means of the A65, A6 or A684, it could also be gotten to by rail via the FirstTranspennine Express.

A selection of Kendal streets and roads: Collin Road, Castle Road, Lound Street, Lowther Street, Wansfell Drive, Curson Rise, West Street, Blencathra Gardens, Queen Katherines Avenue, Hillswood Avenue, Blea Tarn Close, Helmside Gardens, Beast Banks, Capper Close, Meadow Road, Middle Lane, Beezon Road, Peppercorn Lane, Dockray Hall Road, Hawesmead Avenue, Barn Holme, Eller Raise, Hayfell Rise, Yeats Close, Dale Avenue, Finley Close, Oxenholme Road, Birchwood Close, Acre Moss Lane, Paddy Lane, Thornleigh Road, High Ridge, Greenwood, Burland Grove, Crummock Drive, Nether Street, Earle Court, Garden Mews, Castle Gardens, Whinlatter Drive, Wasdale Close, Oak Tree Road, Appleby Road, Moss Ghyll, Fell View Trading Park, Silver Howe Close, Castle Oval, Burneside Road, Ford Terrace, Blackhall Road, Cross Street.

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

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Kendal Cottages/Accommodation

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

The Old Woodyard is an excellent mews style home on the edge of the Auld Grey town of Kendal, it is only ten minutes walk away from Kendal town centre and additionally has easy accessibility to the encircling hills.

The open style design of the Old Woodyard renders it appropriate for calm, laid back evenings in front of the fireplace, excellent for small families or couples.

This quality holiday cottage that was previously a stable & is understood to have formerly played host to the noted Grand National winner Red Rum is today a winner in its own right.

The property includes a twin bedroom and one double bedroom, lounge area displaying exposed beams, equipped kitchen area, dining area with table and chairs for 6 people, inner hall leading to modest terrace area with patio furniture, exclusive parking spot for one automobile.

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