kendal walking festival

Kendal Walking Festival Dates and Line-up Revealed

Posted on 18th March 2021

Surrounded by stunning scenery Kendal makes a brilliant base for those who enjoy walking. It’s a 5-minute drive into the Lake District National Park and just 20 minutes from the Yorkshire Dales. Kendal, once home to Britain’s most famous walking writer A Wainwright, has a lot to offer including a fascinating heritage, shopping, culture, eating […]

Kendal Golf Club

Golf returns to Kendal

Posted on 18th May 2020

We are lucky to have two fantastic Golf clubs here in Kendal and we’re delighted to announce they have now re-opened, whilst still following the government’s guidance on social distancing rules. With the beautiful weather we’ve been having and the great teams working at both sites, the courses are in excellent condition. To book your […]


48 Cycling Routes from Kendal

Posted on 13th May 2020

As many of us have embraced cycling over the recent months, we’re exploring some of the popular and lesser known cycle routes around Kendal. Kendal and District Cycling Club have carefully put together a series of 48 cycle routes for you to enjoy. These routes are chosen for enjoyable riding and pleasing views and vary […]


Kendal’s fun run series is back…

Posted on 2nd March 2020

As huge advocates of the benefits of exercise on our mental health, Jogging Pals operate jogging programmes designed to encourage people into activity, and then maintain it. They have couch to 5k programmes for people in Kendal, Ulverston, Carnforth, and National Trust Fell Foot (near Newby Bridge) and are part of the RunTogether programme by England Athletics. […]

Cllr Jones at the cycle hub in Westmorland Shopping Centre car park

Cycle hub ‘wheelie’ good for commuters and visitors

Posted on 18th September 2019

A new cycle hub has been installed by South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) at a town centre car park in Kendal. The dedicated changing rooms, cycle parking, maintenance stand and lockers – located on the ground floor of Westmorland Shopping Centre multi-storey car park – are now available for the public to use for free. […]

Tour of Britain

Tour of Britain comes to Kendal

Posted on 27th August 2019

We’re thrilled to welcome back the OVO Energy Tour of Britain! Excitement is building for stage four of the race, which will finish here in Kendal with a challenging climb up Beast Banks. In recent years, Cumbria has witnessed some of the most exciting stages of Britain’s premier road cycling race and we look forward […]


Summer Bouldering League competition

Posted on 11th June 2019

The Lakeland Climbing Centre has launched its Summer Bouldering League competition; aiming to bring all climbers together in a friendly activity, designed to challenge and engage every participant. The competition will run for 6 weeks and features 3 open rounds, with each individual round consists of 25 boulder problems ranging from easy to very hard, […]

Lake District Yoga

Mountain Yoga comes to Kendal

Posted on 17th March 2019

Qualified yoga teacher and mountain leader Jemma Percival has combined her passions to create Mountain Yoga – a new business based here in Kendal. Jemma’s venture includes a regular calendar of yoga classes, private guided hikes in the beautiful Lake District and a series of fun workshops which combine the two! For more information, head […]

Kendal Rugby Club

Join the Billion Step Challenge for Sport Relief

Posted on 16th March 2018

Friday 23rd March 2018 | 5pm | Kendal Rugby Club Join the Sport Relief Challenge in Kendal for 2018. To get involved, head to Mintbridge on 23rd March and join our local community as we get together and raise money for Sport Relief, as part of the charity’s national ‘billion steps a day’ challenge. For 2018, […]