Light Nights in Kendal – Eastern Side of the River Kent

Posted on 24th June 2018

For the penultimate blog post in our Light Night’s series, we head to the eastern side of the River Kent and explore Wildman Street, Castle Street, Aynam Road and beyond. From Kendal town centre cross the River Kent using one of Kendal’s five bridges and you will come to the eastern side of the river; […]

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Light Nights in Kendal – Stramongate Area

Posted on 4th June 2018

With so many interesting establishments to explore, the long summer evenings give the perfect excuse to head out and try something new in Kendal. For the third blog post in our Light Nights series, we head to the Stramongate Area of town: we explore the evening offering on Market Place, the home of Kendal’s weekly market, and […]

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Light Nights in Kendal – Stricklandgate Area

Posted on 31st May 2018

In the second of our Light Nights blog series we head to Kendal’s Sticklandgate area. Stricklandgate meets Highgate in the centre of Kendal and runs north in the direction towards Windermere. In this blog post we explore the bars, restaurants and pubs you can find on Stricklandgate and the adjoining streets; Burneside Road, Sandes Avenue […]

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New Kendal Trails for Summer 2018

Posted on 24th May 2018

Coming Soon! Following the success of the 2017 Kendal Trails, Kendal BID are creating a series of new exciting trail activities for 2018. The new trails will be arriving in July and will feature an activity trail for children and a food and drink map for adults to enjoy. Both will be available to download […]

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Light Nights in Kendal – Highgate Area

Posted on 21st May 2018

In the first of our Light Nights blog series we head to Kendal’s Highgate area. Highgate runs through the centre of Kendal, parallel to the River Kent. It is home to the Town Hall with it’s historic clock tower and plays host to many of Kendal’s shops and boutiques, making it the perfect place to […]

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Kendal People’s Cafe

Posted on 11th May 2018

Kendal People’s Cafe is a fantastic example of local businesses and volunteers working together to help and support the local community. The People’s Cafe has now been running every week for 12 months and it continues to grow bigger and busier. Each week, a core group of volunteers collect surplus food around the town, some […]

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Kendal cafe wins Visit England food & drink award!

Posted on 9th March 2018

We are thrilled to announce that The Bakestone Cafe is the winner of the Visit England Quality Food & Drink Award 2017! The Bakestone Cafe is situated as part of Abbot Hall and Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry and serves a delicious breakfast and lunch menu alongside freshly baked cakes and scones. Only 8 awards […]

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New Year’s Eve in Kendal

Posted on 30th December 2017

Celebrate the end of 2017 and welcome in the New Year with us here in Kendal. We have an array of events to choose from, or head to a local restaurant or bar to enjoy some local festive cheer. Here are just a few of the fantastic parties you can find in Kendal:   New […]

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October at The Factory Tap

Posted on 4th October 2017

October is a busy month at The Factory Tap, one of Kendal’s favourite drinking spots and Westmorland pub of the year 2017!