Map Kendal Cumbria

Street map for Kendal in Cumbria, great for exploring locations around the town and for finding individual roads and streets.

Kendal Map - Road/Street Map

Street map of Kendal in the Lake District, perfect for searching out locations in the village and for tracking down specific roads and streets. Use zoom or pan to see: Helsington , Killington, New Hutton, Levens, Troutbeck Bridge, Meal Bank, Crooklands, Staveley, Watercrook, Windermere, Milnthorpe, Stainton, Grayrigg, Morecambe, Bowness-on-Windermere, Oxenholme, Grange Over Sands, Helsington Laithes, Old Hutton, Selside, Sedbergh, Crook, Endmoor, Crosthwaite, Gatebeck, Natland, Cartmel Fell, Underbarrow, Burneside

Information for Kendal Cumbria: A popular town on the edge of the Lakes in the county of Cumbria, Kendal rests on the banks of the River Kent and it's an important region for tourism, appealing to a lot of travellers all year round. Even then important enough to be described in the Domesday Book of 1086, The settlement of Kendal has a story which travels back to largely undocumented times, an early Roman fortress (AD90), and later built Norman fort pay testament to this.

The 3rd largest settlement in Cumbria, although historically part of Westmorland, the buildings of Kendal are primarily built of grey limestone, earning it the nickname of "Auld Grey Town". With a resident population of approximately 28,586, Kendal is just a moderate sized town, even though this populace swells somewhat by visiting tourists who really enjoy this region. Listed as Cherchbi in the Domesday Book, Kirkby in Kendal, Kirkbie Kendal and Kirkbie Strickland are some of the names bestowed on Kendal through the centuries.

A product that Kendal has been widely recognized over the years is Kendal Mint Cake, much used by mountain climbers & explorers as an energy foodstuff, and believed to have been discovered by chance, three firms still produce the Mint Cake nowadays. Kendal has also been a significant market town, and a few other trades by which its inhabitants have made a living included the manufacture of pipe tobacco and tobacco snuff, shoes & the wool trade.

Kendal Story: The early settlers of the Kendal district were a local tribe named the Brigantes, yet the first building of any importance was raised by the conquering Romans at nearby Watercrook in the shape of a fortification in the first century AD, the Romans eventually departed in roughly the fourth century.

Once the Romans left, the area was controlled by Celts (the Combrogi people) and later still by the Anglo-Saxons, this was the case up until the Norman conquest after which a castle of stone was raised upon Castle Hill in the twelfth century, you can still check out remains of what we now refer to as Kendal Castle. Accepted by many people as being the birthplace of Catherine Parr (1512-1548), the 6th wife of Henry VIII , Kendal Castle was certainly the residence of the Parr family at approximately this period, even though reckoned to be beyond repair by the time Catherine arrived in this world.

Kendal was awarded a Market Charter in 1189, and this market has long been significant for the area since those early days, this charter in truth still remains even today and it grants the town the legal right to host a market on Saturdays.

Straightforward to get to by driving (A6, A684 & A65) or railway (FirstTranspennine Express), Kendal is in the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, in England, United Kingdom, to the south of Penrith & Carlisle.

A selection of Kendal streets and roads: Cedar Grove, Greengate, Vicars Garth, Chambers Close, River Bank Road, Romney Gardens, Levens Close, Brockbeck, Lound Square, Kirkbie Green, Westgate, Fowl Ing Lane, Oakwood, Thorny Hills, Garth Bank, Birkbeck Close, Stainbank Road, Fernwood Drive, Jenkin Rise, Killington Drive, Hawesmead Drive, Cross Street, Peppercorn Lane, Mint Street, Bridge Lane, Kirkbarrow Lane, Bowland Drive, New Road, Bellingham Road, Beech Close, Mint Dale, Kent Park Avenue, Sedgwick Court, Loughrigg Avenue, Bramble Close, Burneside Road, Jenkins Crag Court, Gillinggate, Sawmill Close, Sandylands Road, Library Road, Castle Close, Park Avenue, Beckside, Hayclose Lane, Low Mead, Helme Close, Mintsfeet Road North, Rusland Park, Lound Place, Red Tarn Road.

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

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Road map of Kendal in the county of Cumbria, ideal for searching out locations throughout the village and for exploring specific roads.

Kendal Cottages/Accommodation

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

The Old Woodyard is a superior mews style holiday cottage at the edge of the Auld Grey town of Kendal, it is 10 mins walking distance from the heart of Kendal and additionally offers quick access to the surrounding fells.

This holiday property gives you extremely good facilities for small families or couples, the open plan living accommodation producing a peaceable mood, just right for relaxing evenings around the fireplace.

Understood to have once stabled Grand National victor Red Rum, this former horse stable, turned into vacation residence is a champion in a different respect.

The property offers one twin and a double bedroom, lounge area displaying exposed beams, fully equipped cooking area, dining area with table and chairs for up to six people, inner hall leading onto modest terrace area with outdoor furniture, exclusive parking space for one car.

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This is a detailed street map for Kendal in Cumbria, excellent for identifying addresses and roads in the neighbourhood.

Map of Kendal in Cumbria, comprehensive road map, great for finding streets and addresses around the area.

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