Kendal is Cumbria’s hedgehog-friendly town

Posted on 28th August 2017

Our Kendal, isn’t just fantastic for human folk, it is also proving popular with our four-legged spiny friends – hedgehogs! According to new research from April to December 2016 – 220 hedgehog sightings were seen in South Lakeland with nearly half of these being in Kendal. The research was carried out by a student at […]

Kendal is Blooming

Kendal is Blooming

Posted on 19th August 2017

We are happy to announce our beautiful town has been selected as a Britain in Bloom Finalist for 2017 Kendal has been successfully selected as a finalist in the Large Town category in the prestigious Royal Horticultural Society Britain in Bloom competition. As a finalist Kendal is recognised as one of the cleanest, greenest and most […]

Illumaphonium by Michael and Gem Davis

Lakes Alive Festival 2017

Posted on 11th August 2017

Our town plays host to several award-winning festivals each year and one fantastic and fast approaching event is Lakes Alive Festival. Following a great event last year, Lakes Alive will be returning to Kendal from Friday 8th through to Sunday 10th September 2017. Building on the Lake District’s success in achieving World Heritage Status earlier this […]

Elephant Yard

Fabulous Kendal = Fabulous shopping!

Posted on 2nd August 2017

They say ‘variety is the spice of life’ – and we couldn’t agree more, at Elephant Yard. Kendal as a town offers a superb (and often surprising) variety of action and adventure, culture, shopping, food and drink, and magnificent outdoor space. There’s always something to do and see, which is just one of the reasons […]