Kendal, in , is a market town of some 30,000 inhabitants. It describes itself as "The Gateway to the Lakes". Kendal is a picturesque, moderate sized town with plenty of shopping and a surprisingly low level of tourist activity.
Photo: Humphrey Bolton, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
is a medieval fortification to the east of the town of Kendal, , in northern . Photo: Anglovirtual, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Archaeological site
or Alauna was a Roman fort in Britain, tentatively identified with the ruins at Watercrook… is situated 1¼ miles south of Kendal.

Art gallery
is a museum and gallery in Kendal, England. Photo: Jhsteel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a local museum in Kendal, , on the edge of the in northwest . Photo: Jarry1250, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a small village in South Lakeland in , England. is situated 2 miles north of Kendal.

is a small village and former civil parish, now in the parish of and Scalthwaiterigg, in South Lakeland in rural , situated about 4 miles north of Kendal, on the A6 road. is situated 2 miles northeast of Kendal. Photo: Ron Shirt, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a village in England just south of the town of Kendal, with which it has begun to merge. is situated 2 miles southeast of Kendal.


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