With the Lake District and ocean within easy reach to the west and the Pennines to the east, Kendal is the ideal holiday destination for families who want a bit of everything in their holiday. The home of Kendal Mint Cake, the town is located 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 being so accessible for Lake Windemere and the southern lakes.
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 whose crook beams and exposed stonework await the lucky couple coming for a honeymoon or a romantic weekend/week-long holiday.
In the Lake District of the 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 as well as stately homes open to the public and simply stunning to wonder around. Kendal Castle – now a complete ruin or Holy Trinity – the nation’s largest parish church – with five aisles and a majestic, ancient tower are both worth taking time to explore. 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.
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 pay homage to Alfred Wainwright, author of the Lakeland guidebooks and one-time Borough Treasurer by visiting his recreated office in the Kendal Museum. .