Map Kendal Cumbria

Route map for Kendal in the county of Cumbria, invaluable for searching out locations around the town and for locating individual streets and roads.

Kendal Map - Road/Street Map

Above is a comprehensive road map for Kendal, suitable for locating roads and locations around the area. Use zoom or pan to see: Endmoor, Killington, Crook, Underbarrow, Natland, Sedbergh, Crooklands, Helsington , Levens, Burneside, Milnthorpe, Grayrigg, Crosthwaite, Old Hutton, Staveley, Meal Bank, Selside, Watercrook, Stainton, Windermere, Cartmel Fell, Gatebeck, New Hutton, Bowness-on-Windermere, Grange Over Sands, Morecambe, Troutbeck Bridge, Oxenholme, Helsington Laithes

Information for Kendal Cumbria: Securing considerable numbers of travellers year round, the old town of Kendal, rests on the River Kent, on the edge of the Lake District Park in Cumbria. Even then vital enough to be mentioned in the 1086 Domesday Book, Kendal has a story which extends back to largely undocumented days, an early Roman fortification (AD90), & later built Norman fort pay testament to this.

The nickname "Auld Grey Town" was assigned to Kendal for the reason that a lot of of the buildings are constructed of locally sourced greyish limestone, the settlement was historically a part of Westmorland but is these days the 3rd biggest built-up area in Cumbria. Kendal presently has got a resident population of around 29,000, though of course huge quantities of visitors head to the area particularly during the summer season. Kendal as a settlement has had a variety of names over the centuries, in the Domesday Book it was identified as Cherchbi, other names include Kirkbie Kendal, Kirkby in Kendal and Kirkbie Strickland.

Besides tourism, Kendal is probably most widely known for its manufacture of the sweet, Kendal Mint Cake, thought to have been made accidentally and later supplied as an energy food to Ernest Shackleton's Trans-Antarctic Trip. From around the 14th C wool was really important for the town and additional noteworthy industries whereby its locals have earned a living include shoe making, the manufacture of tobacco snuff & pipe tobacco.

The History of Kendal: The 1st building that had size in the Kendal district was erected by the conquering Romans at Watercrook in approximately 90 AD, in the form of a fortress. Rivalry involving the Romans and a tribe referred to as the Brigantes, ended when they started to trade, until about the 4th c, when the Romans abandoned the fortress.

Considerably later on a new fort or castle was erected of the Motte and Bailey design, nonetheless this was succeeded by a stone castle following the Norman invasion, this was in about the 12th century and now called Kendal Castle, ruins still surviving on Castle Hill. Accepted by many people to be the birthplace of Catherine Parr (1512-48), the 6th spouse of Henry the Eighth , Kendal Castle was without doubt the family home of the Parr family at approximately this time, although supposed to be past repairing at the moment Catherine was born.

The town was accorded its Market Charter in 1189, and this market has long been important for the town since those long gone times, this charter actually still remains even now and it gives the town the ability to maintain a market on Saturdays.



Kendal is in the South Lakeland District the county of Cumbria, in England, United Kingdom, south of Carlisle and Penrith, it can be reached by railway by way of the FirstTranspennine Express & by driving by way of the A6, A684 and A65 routes.

A selection of Kendal streets and roads: South View Lane, Oakwood, Howe Gardens, Greenside, Hazelwood, Levens Close, Hunters Croft, Burton Road, Ruskin Close, Lower Castle Park, Garth Bank, High Ridge, Mintsfeet Road, Appleby Road, Hill Close, Gandy Street, Mintsfeet Road South, Blencathra Gardens, Kendal Parks Road, Blea Tarn Road, Kirkbarrow, Ford Terrace, Lound Street, Ann Street, Hayclose Lane, Romney Gardens, Park Side Road, East View, Alderwood, Kent Street, Kentrigg Walk, Jenkin Rise, Yealand Drive, Gillinggate, Fell Close, Kent Place, Valley Drive, Undercliff Road, Blea Tarn Close, Highgate, Moore Field Close, Loughrigg Avenue, Thorny Hills, Yeats Close, Crescent Green, Garburn Road, Heath Close, Rydal Mount, Underwood, White Stiles, Rinkfield.

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

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Tourist map of Kendal in Cumbria, comprehensive route map, ideal for finding roads, streets and addresses around the neighbourhood.


Kendal Cottages/Accommodation

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

The Old Woodyard is a superior mews style holiday property on the perimeter of Kendal's Auld Grey town, it is 10 mins walking distance from the town centre of Kendal and moreover enjoys convenient access to the nearby fells.

The open style living accommodation of this holiday property makes it ideal for relaxed, comforting evenings by the fireplace, appropriate for small families or couples.

This tremendous holiday cottage that was formerly a horse stable and is thought to have previously played host to the renowned Grand National victor Red Rum is these days a winner for different reasons.

This property has one double and 1 twin bedroom, living room displaying exposed beams, equipped kitchen, eating area with table and chairs for six diners, inner hallway leading to smallish terrace area with outdoor furniture, private parking spot for 1 car.

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Here is a comprehensive road map for Kendal in Cumbria, invaluable for searching out streets and locations in the town.

Route map for Kendal in the Lake District, Cumbria, invaluable for searching out locations in the neighbourhood and for locating individual roads.

This practical article will be utilized for neighbouring villages and towns such as: Staveley, Killington, Natland, Endmoor, Meal Bank, Windermere, Oxenholme, Grange Over Sands, Burneside, Helsington Laithes, Milnthorpe, Levens, Grayrigg, Morecambe, Sedbergh, Helsington , New Hutton, Troutbeck Bridge, Stainton, Bowness-on-Windermere, Gatebeck, Crook, Underbarrow, Watercrook, Crosthwaite, Cartmel Fell, Selside, Old Hutton, Crooklands.