Kendal is a Market Town in southeast
Cumbria, 8 miles west of the M6
motorway, 9 miles southeast of the Lake
Windermere boat trips.
The Town and Area have a number of
Attractions, see bottom of this
Area Attractions Click on Map .
The image top is from the Bridge at the
south side of Kendal over the River Kent.
There is a scenic River Walk along the left
side all the way to the other side of the
The road to the left runs right through
Kendal centre for about two miles. This road
is a number of streets such as Kirkland,
Highgate, Stricklandgate, and Windermere
The Church complex here is the Kendal
Parish Church, one of the most impressive
Churches in Cumbria.
The ruins of Kendal Castle are up to the
right in this image.
The earliest parts of Kendal Parish Church
were built in the 1200s. This is an extremely
scenic area with a number of old buildings.
The interior of this Church is impressive, as
is the rear view from the River, showing how
wide it is. History
. Rear View
The image right is of the main road
running through Kendal, at the part named
Highgate. This is a long shopping street,
with the Town Hall with a Clock the most
The main street has a Pedestrian only
area. The one way system in Kendal directs
most of the traffic down to the Riverside,
where most of the Car Parking is.
The Kendal Market Place is also on the
main street with a Monument. The main road
ahead is named Stricklandgate, with
Windermere Road further on.
Shopping Centre is down to the right at
the Market. There is a large underground car
park below the shopping centre.
The Street Market here is normally held on
Wednesday and Saturday.
New Road down by the Riverside is where
most of the Car Parking is situated.
Stramongate Bridge in Kendal is at the
north side of the River Walk. The road to the
left of the Bridge leads back up to the main
street, close to the Market Place.
This is said to be a good spot to watch
Salmon and Trout leaping whilst traveling
up-river. Late Summer into Autumn is said to
be the best time of year for watching the
Centre on Highgate in Kendal centre
Museum on Stramongate in Kendal centre
Museum of Lakeland
Life at Peppercorn Lane in Kendal centre
south side Map
Abbot Hall Art
Gallery on Peppercorn Lane in Kendal
centre south side Map
Club on Canal Head North in Kendal east
on Castle Hill in Kendal east side Map
on Station Road in Kendal north side Map
Centre on Mint Bridge Road in Kendal
north side Map
Centre on Burton Road in Kendal south
Outside Kendal Attractions
Village 5 miles northwest Map
Farm Park 4 miles south Map
& Gardens 5 miles south Map
Levens Hall House
& Gardens 8 miles south Map