A twin-arched stone bridge is reflected in the still waters of the river below. Stone-built houses line the riverside. Holiday Apartments in Kendal

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The home of Kendal Mint Cake, the Cumbrian town, stands on the south side of the Lake District. It is bursting with cafés and shops, a small town perhaps, but with a lot to give while being so accessible to Lake Windemere and the southern lakes. With the Lake District and ocean within easy reach to the west and the Pennines to the east, Kendal holiday lettings make the town a popular location for family and large groups holidays.

A large barn conversion in KEndal overlooks a  lawn surrounded by mature shrubs and bushes.
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1

Book a luxury rural retreat for two at Hollins Farm Barn in New Hutton, near the idyllic town of Kendal, Gateway to the Lake District. Gothic-style bedrooms with crook beams and exposed stonework await the lucky couple coming for a honeymoon or a romantic weekend/week-long holiday.

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The 3-storey gable end seen through trees of a Cumbrian stone-barn conversion.
Sleeps
7
Bedrooms
3

Ideally situated in the South Lakeland District to explore this gorgeous region, 5 The Granary on the outskirts of Kendal, Cumbria, is a beautiful child-friendly cottage converted from a grain store to a gorgeous three-storey holiday home with an enclosed courtyard, garden and three cosy bedrooms.

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A stone, Cumbrian barn conversion in with a sheltered terrace overlooks a large parking space.
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4

Riven Oak is situated amidst the beautiful Lake District near the village of Levens, Cumbria; a large two-storey pet-friendly holiday cottage with beamed ceilings, a master king with en-suite shower among four ground-floor bedrooms, and open-plan living space with a wood-burning stove and Freesat TV.

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A 3-storey, stone-built holiday apartment in KEndal in a tree-lined courtyard.
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3

9 Camden Building is a quaint apartment boasting original stone features and is set right in the heart of Kendal in Cumbria and The Lake District. Exposed beams and traditional character permeate the cottage, which sleeps five and promises open-plan design, sophistication and access to the market town.

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1st floor exterior o fa stone built Kendal holiday cottage.
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1

In the Lake District charming town of Kendal, you’ll find this romantic cottage built for two nestled down a short alley just a few hundred yards from the surrounding town centre. With so much to offer in all seasons, you’ll fall in love with Wood Cottage in Cumbria.

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Kendal is home to two museums, several listed buildings, and stately homes open to the public and simply stunning to wander around. Kendal Castle – now a complete ruin, or Holy Trinity, the nation’s largest parish church with five aisles and a majestic, ancient tower, is well worth exploring. Stroll through the myriad of footpaths and nature trails in the idyllic Serpentine Woods on Kendal Fell Kendal, or take in a show or film at the bustling Brewery Arts Centre or pay homage to Alfred Wainwright, author of the Lakeland guidebooks and one-time Borough Treasurer by visiting his recreated office in the Kendal Museum.

Kendal also boasts a wide array of shopping treats with no less than five shopping arcades filled with large brand names and independent local stores, providing a wonderful blend of up-to-date facilities and products.

 

Elephant Yard Shopping Centre

This modern shopping centre houses a variety of high-street brands, including clothing stores, accessories, beauty, and more.

 

Wainwright’s Yard

A charming courtyard with a selection of independent shops, boutiques, and art galleries offering unique and locally made products.

 

Westmorland Shopping Centre:

Located in the heart of Kendal, this shopping centre features a mix of popular chain stores and local businesses, providing a wide range of options for shopping.

 

Yards of Kendal

These hidden alleys and yards in the town centre are home to independent shops showcasing local crafts, antiques, art, and speciality items.

Pubs and Bars:

 

The Brewery Arts Centre

Besides hosting various cultural events, The Brewery Arts Centre boasts a welcoming bar with craft beers, wines, and spirits.

 

The Factory Tap

A microbrewery and pub, The Factory Tap offers a range of craft beers brewed on-site and guest beers from local breweries.

 

The Ring O’ Bells

This traditional pub offers a cosy atmosphere, real ales, and hearty pub food. It’s a popular spot for locals and visitors alike.

 

The New Union

Situated in an 18th-century building, The New Union serves a wide selection of cask ales, lagers, and pub grub. It also has a beer garden for outdoor seating.

Restaurants and Cafés:

 

Baba Ganoush Kitchen

A Mediterranean-inspired café and restaurant offering a variety of vegetarian and vegan dishes, artisanal coffee and homemade desserts.

 

The Moon Highgate

This stylish restaurant serves contemporary British cuisine, focusing on locally sourced ingredients and seasonal menus.

Burgundy’s Wine Bar and Brasserie

Known for its relaxed ambience and extensive wine selection, Burgundy’s offers a menu featuring French-inspired dishes, including seafood and steaks.

 

The Castle Dairy

Housed in a restored 14th-century building, The Castle Dairy is a fine dining restaurant known for its innovative and creative tasting menus, showcasing local and seasonal produce.

These are just a few examples of Kendal's town centre's many shops, pubs, and restaurants. Exploring the streets and alleys will reveal even more delightful establishments, allowing you to find something to suit your preferences and culinary desires.