In and around Kendal are a great many attractions to suit all the family and the town is one of the most interesting around with it's side streets, shopping centres and interesting buildings. kendal is a very popular old market town that is an excellent base for walkers, sight seers and shoppers. The town is to the south of the Lake District 6 miles away from the M6.
The town has plenty of quality places to eat and drink along with quality restaurants for the end of the day.
Kendal was an extremely important wool town, more so than West Yorkshire and cattle being driven through would stop off on the way from Scotland.
The streets of Kendal Town
Kendal is seen as the Southern gateway to the Lake District as it is only about 9 miles from Windermere and only an hour or two from the other Lake destinations.
The town is also famous for the Kendal Mint Cake originally made by Joseph Wiper.
Kendal has many historic buildings, churches and castles, and the town is full of narrow yards and lanes to investigate. There are some great walks in and around Kendal and great shops to visit, the images below are all around Kendal.