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Guide to Kendal Cumbria: A significant area for tourism standing on the banks of the River Kent near to the boundaries of the Lake District Park, the historic Cumbrian town of Kendal draws large numbers of travellers both winter and summer. The history of Kendal stretches back into the mists of time, a Roman fort was built close by in AD90, an early Norman fort was re-built in the twelfth century and the settlement was recognized in the 1086 Domesday Book.

The third largest settlement in the county of Cumbria, though in times past a part of Westmorland, Kendal's houses are pretty much built in gray limestone, giving it the nickname of "Auld Grey Town". With its local populace of around 29,000, Kendal is a moderate town, however the populace increases to some degree by visiting tourists who adore this region. Kendal as a settlement has been called several names over the years, in the Domesday Book it was known as Cherchbi, different names include Kirkbie Kendal, Kirkby in Kendal and Kirkbie Strickland.

A product for which Kendal has been widely recognized for many years is Kendal Mint Cake, a favourite of explorers & mountaineers as a high energy foodstuff, and reputed to have been stumbled upon inadvertently, 3 firms still manufacture the Mint Cake presently. From around the fourteenth century the wool industry was crucial for the town & alternative noteworthy businesses whereby its inhabitants have survived include shoe making, the production of pipe tobacco and tobacco snuff.

The Heritage of Kendal: From the 1st to the fourth centuries AD, the invading Romans held sway over the Kendal district, displacing the Brigantes tribe, they built a fortification in approximately the first century AD, ultimately doing trade with the dispossessed Brigantes to keep the fort supplied.

Much later on a new fort or castle was erected of the Motte and Bailey design, though that was succeeded by a castle of stone following the Norman conquest, in around the 12th c and now called Kendal Castle, ruins still to be seen on Castle Hill. Kendal Castle is perhaps best known as the residence of the Parr family, certainly many people feel that Catherine Parr (1512-1548), Henry the 8th's 6th wife arrived in this world in the castle, though it's not likely because the castle was in serious need of repair during the time she was born.

Kendal's authority to maintain a Market on Saturdays dates back as long ago as 1189 when it was awarded its Market Charter (the fee from this helped fund the Crusades of Richard I), the charter remains even now and the market has been really vital for the town over the years.

The town of Kendal is found to the south of Carlisle & Penrith within the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England, United Kingdom, the town can be accessed by way of the A65, A684 & A6, it may also be got to by train using the FirstTranspennine Express.

A selection of Kendal streets and roads: Castle Green Road, Kentdale Road, Pembroke Court, Linnet Grove, Helsington Road, Horncop Lane, Town View, High Tenterfell, Dalton Road, Empsom Road, Littledale, Barn Holme, Charles Street, Larch Grove, Mayfield Road, High Garth, Underley Avenue, Dockray Hall Road, Mint Close, Wildman Street, Hillswood Avenue, Edgecombe Court, Burland Grove, Castle Road, Scafell Drive, Lumley Road, Singleton Park Road, Gulfs Road, High Ridge, Bramble Close, New Road, Yeats Close, Longlands View, Kendal Parks Road, Fowl Ing Lane, Hayclose Road, White Stiles, Stainbank Road, River Bank Road, Sepulchre Lane, Collin Croft, Mealbank Road, Finley Drive, Captain French Lane, Kent Park Avenue, Michaelson Road, Middle Lane, Glebe Road, Rosemede Avenue, Helmside Gardens, Appleby Road.

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

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Kendal Cottages/Accommodation

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

Found just ten minutes walk from Kendal town centre, an excellent mews style Old Woodyard is a great vacation escape which is in easy reach of the encircling fells & excellent trekking country.

The open style accommodation of the Old Woodyard is definitely well suited for serene, comforting evenings gathered around the fireplace, ideal for twosomes or small families.

Supposed to have once stabled Grand National champ Red Rum, this past stable for horses, turned into holiday residence is a champion in its own right.

Facilities in this property include, sitting room with exposed wooden beams, 1 double bedroom and 1 twin bedroom, fully equipped kitchen with dining area for up to 6 people, parking spot for 1 car and smallish patio area with patio furniture.

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