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Review of Kendal: Drawing a lot of visitors throughout the year, the historical town of Kendal, lies on the River Kent, on the edge of the Lakes in The county of Cumbria. Already significant enough to be specified in the Domesday Book, written in 1086, The Kendal area has a story which travels back to a undocumented era, an early Roman fort (AD90), and later built Norman fort pay testament to this.

The nickname "Auld Grey Town" was given to Kendal due to the fact that most of the properties are made from locally sourced greyish limestone, the town was in times past part of Westmorland but is today the third biggest town in the county of Cumbria. With its resident populace of roughly 28,000, Kendal is just a modest town, however the population increases to some degree by visiting travellers who really enjoy this region. Termed Cherchbi in the Domesday Book, Kirkbie Strickland, Kirkbie Kendal and Kirkby in Kendal are among the names bestowed on Kendal throughout the years.

As well as the tourism industry, Kendal is possibly best known for its manufacturing of the confectionery, Kendal Mint Cake, thought to have been discovered accidentally & later on provided as an high energy food to Ernest Shackleton on his Antarctic Expedition. A few other trades whereby the locals of Kendal have made a living over the centuries included the wool industry, shoe making, tobacco snuff & pipe tobacco, it has additionally been a vital market town.

Kendal Heritage: From the first until the fourth centuries AD, the invading Romans held sway over the Kendal region, dislodging the Brigantes tribe, they built a fort in approximately the first century AD, later on developing trade with the previously displaced Brigantes in order to keep the fortification in supplies.

Once the Romans left, the locality was controlled by Celts (the Combrogi tribe) and later on by the Anglo-Saxons, this was the situation right up until Norman invasion when a stone castle was raised upon Castle Hill in the twelfth century, you can still check out the ruins of which we now refer to as Kendal Castle. Kendal Castle is probably most commonly known as the home of the Parr family, in fact many people suppose that Catherine Parr (1512-1548), Henry the Eighth's sixth wife arrived in this world there, whilst that's improbable since the castle was actually beyond repair about the time she arrived in this world.

The town's right to run a Market on Saturdays goes back as far as 1189 when it was issued its Market Charter (the fee from which helped to fund the Crusades of Richard the First), the charter still holds good these days and the market has proved extremely vital for the town through the ages.



Reachable by car (A65, A6 & A684) or railway (FirstTranspennine Express), Kendal is situated in the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England, UK, south of Carlisle & Penrith.

St George's Church, Kendal

A selection of Kendal streets and roads: Gallowbarrow, Undercliff Road, Nether Street, Haliburton Road, Helme Close, Woodgate, Canal Head South, East View, Northgate, Mint Bridge Road, Kentwood Road, Castle Dale, Esthwaite Avenue, Maude Street, Glebe Road, Shap Road, Rosemede Avenue, Lound Street, Acre Moss Lane, Murley Moss Lane, Pine Close, Gilthwaiterigg Lane, Dalton Drive, High Tenterfell, Collin Hill, Thirlmere Road, Wilson Street, Wordsworth Drive, Green Road, Cross Lane, Howe Gardens, Low Mead, Littledale, Cross Street, Helmside Road, Mayfield Road, Highgate, Park Side Road, Moore Field Close, Tarn Close, Milnthorpe Road, Stonecross Road, Briarwood, Busher Walk, West Street, Aldercroft, Sawmill Close, Firbank, Hardknott Gardens, Whinlatter Drive, Hawesmead Drive.

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

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

Nicely situated just ten minutes saunter away from Kendal town centre, the top quality mews style Old Woodyard is a terrific vacation bolthole which is in easy reach of the encircling fells and awesome walking country.

This holiday home has got high-quality facilities for twosomes or small families, the open plan layout delivering a quiet ambiance, fantastic for laid back evenings around the fireplace.

This fantastic property that was previously a horse stable and is reckoned to have once played host to the acclaimed Grand National champion Red Rum is now a winner in its own right.

This fine property boasts a cozy sitting room with fireplace, two bedrooms (a twin and a double), bathroom with shower, small terrace area with patio furniture, fully equipped kitchen and eating area (seating for six), exclusive parking spot for 1 vehicle.

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