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a Historic Market Town in the county of Cumbria

About Kendal

Sometimes referred to 'the auld grey town' because it was built mainly of grey stone, Kendal is a large Market town in the east of Cumbria.

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Where's the front door

Bowness on Windermere (206 Pictures) in the county of Cumbria

(7.3 miles, 11.7 km, direction W of Kendal)

This is the principal resort on Lake Windermere, it is a town crammed with quaint narrow streets jammed full of summer tourists which sprawls along the shores of the lake somewhere between Waterhead and Lakeside...

Lake Windermere from the grounds of Merewood Country House Hotel

Windermere (273 Pictures) in the county of Cumbria

(7.4 miles, 11.9 km, direction NW of Kendal)

Lake Windermere is England's largest lake, and one of it's most popular with visitors. It is 10.5 miles long and approx 1 mile wide. The water of the lake reaches a depth of.....

Troutbeck village

Troutbeck (61 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Cumbria

(9.1 miles, 14.6 km, direction NW of Kendal)

A village that is spread along an old valley road for around one and a half miles. Lots of charm and old cottages, surrounded by beautiful lakeland countryside. Beatrix Potter.....

Arnside sunset

Arnside (30 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Cumbria

(9.3 miles, 14.9 km, direction S of Kendal)

This pretty village has all the ingredients of an old style fishing village with a delightful mix-match of charming properties rising up from a beach of firm golden sand littered with colourful sailing boats...

Hawkshead Grammar School

Hawkshead (116 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Cumbria

(10.8 miles, 17.3 km, direction W of Kendal)

The pretty village of Hawkshead is full of old-world picturesque charm throughout its traffic-free streets where one can roam freely to investigate all it has to offer in the way.....

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Sizergh Castle, near Kendal, Cumbria.

Sizergh Castle (28 Pictures)

(3.2 miles, 5.2 km, direction S)

This ancient fortress has been the home of the Strickland family for more than 750 years. It began as a 60ft, four storey tower.....

Levens Hall Garden, South Lakes

Levens Hall Garden (24 Pictures)

(5.0 miles, 8.1 km, direction S)

Levens Hall is a wonderful Elizabethan mansion, which began life as a medieval tower refuge against the Scots, it was completed.....

Lake Windermere, Summer 2003

Lake Windermere (148 Pictures)

(7.8 miles, 12.6 km, direction W)

This is the Lake District National Park's most dazzling resort as well as being England's largest natural lake. It is surrounded.....

Hutton Roof, Nr Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria Jan 2006

Hutton Roof Crags (1 Pictures)

(8.7 miles, 14.0 km, direction S)

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Arnside Pele (fortified tower)

Arnside Tower (4 Pictures)

(10.5 miles, 16.9 km, direction S)

The oldest building in the parish of Arnside. Arnside Tower is a ruin of a Pele tower which were fortified structures quite.....

Tarn Hows 5

Tarn Hows (98 Pictures)

(12.4 miles, 19.9 km, direction W)

This exceptional magical landscape is known as Beatrix Potter Country. For it is here amongst Lakeland's magnificent tarns and.....

Warton Rectory, Lancashire

Warton Old Rectory (2 Pictures)

(12.9 miles, 20.7 km, direction S)

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