Map Kendal Cumbria

Here is a comprehensive road map for Kendal in the county of Cumbria, extremely useful for identifying roads, streets and locations around the village.

Kendal Map - Road/Street Map

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

Information for Kendal Cumbria: An ancient town upon the fringes of the Lake District in Cumbria, Kendal sits on the River Kent and it is a significant region for tourists, enticing huge numbers of tourists all year round. The history of the Kendal area extends back to undocumented times, a Roman fortress was built close by in AD90, a Norman castle was re-built during the 12th century and the town was outlined in the Domesday Book, written in 1086.

In times past part of Westmorland, the town of Kendal is largely built of the local grey limestone giving it the nickname "Auld Grey Town", it is the third most significant town in Cumbria. With a resident population of roughly 29,000, Kendal is only a moderate sized town, even though this population grows to some degree by visiting travellers who take pleasure in this area. Many titles have been bestowed on Kendal through the years like Cherchbi (in the Domesday Book), Kirkby in Kendal, Kirkbie Kendal and Kirkbie Strickland.

As well as tourism, Kendal is perhaps best known for the manufacturing of the confectionery, Kendal Mint Cake, said to have been made accidentally and subsequently provided for an high energy foodstuff to Ernest Shackleton's Trans-Antarctic Expedition. Various businesses by which the people of the town have earned a living over the ages are the wool business, shoe making, pipe tobacco & tobacco snuff, it has in addition been an important market town.

The Heritage of Kendal: The first inhabitants of the Kendal region were a people named the Brigantes, although the first construction of any magnitude was erected by the conquering Romans at nearby Watercrook in the shape of a fortification in 90 AD, the Romans subsequently left in approximately the 4th century.

Considerably later on a new fort or castle was constructed of the Motte and Bailey design, although this was superceded by a stone castle following the Norman conquest, dating from about the twelfth century and now known as Kendal Castle, ruins still to be found on Castle Hill. Presumed by some experts as being the birthplace of Catherine Parr (1512-48), the sixth spouse of Henry the 8th , Kendal Castle was most certainly the family home of the Parr family at approximately this time, nonetheless reckoned to be in serious need of repair by the time Catherine was given birth to.

The town was given a Market Charter in 1189, and the market was always vital for the region ever since those long gone days, this charter in actual fact is still in place to this day and it gives the town the authority to have a Saturday market.

The town of Kendal is to the south of Penrith & Carlisle within the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England, United Kingdom, the town can be gotten to by way of the A684, A6 and A65, it may additionally be arrived at by railway via the FirstTranspennine Express.

A selection of Kendal streets and roads: Castle Dale, Park Avenue, Lound Street, Kent Place, Briarwood, Castle Garth, Peat Lane, Larch Grove, Fell Close, Dunmail Drive, Burton Road, Bramble Close, Bowland Drive, Bluebell Close, Highgate, Cliff Brow, Wilson Street, Parkside Meadow, Sunnyside, Bank Street, Mint Dale, Lumley Road, Mintsfeet Road South, Swallow Close, Hayclose Road, High Tenterfell, Lound Square, Dale Avenue, Curson Rise, Landsdown Close, Firbank, Kent Street, Rydal Road, Jenkin Rise, Fowl Ing Lane, Fulmar Drive, Kilner Close, Barn Holme, Scroggs Lane, Edgecombe Court, Ullswater Road, Back Lane, Town View, New Road, Kentmere Brow, Kirkbarrow, Wildman Street, Hayfell Rise, Rusland Park, Hayfell Avenue, Fernwood Drive.

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

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Route map of Kendal in Cumbria, excellent for identifying locations around the village and for searching out individual roads and streets.

Kendal Cottages/Accommodation

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

The Old Woodyard is a top notch mews style property on the edge of the Auld Grey town of Kendal, it is only 10 minutes walk from Kendal town centre and additionally gives you easy accessibility to the nearby fells.

This holiday property comes with first-rate facilities for twosomes or small families, the open plan accommodation supplying a calming mood, suitable for stress-free evenings around the fireplace.

This superior holiday cottage which was in the past a stable and is reckoned to have once stabled the extraordinary Grand National champion Red Rum has become a champ in its own right.

Facilities in this property include, lounge with exposed wooden beams, 1 double bedroom & one twin, equipped kitchen area with eating area for six people, parking space for one car and small terrace area with terrace furniture.

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Route map for Kendal in Cumbria, excellent for identifying locations around the neighbourhood and for searching out individual roads and streets.

Street map for Kendal in the Lake District, invaluable for exploring locations in the area and for locating individual roads.

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