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Attractions & Places of Interest


Quaker Tapestry Museum

Friends Meeting House, Stramongate, Kendal, LA9 4BH

Explore 350 years of social history and Quaker stories…in stitch! Journey through the industrial revolution, developments in science and medicine, astronomy, abolition of slavery, social reform, ecology and peace. 4,000 men women and children from over 15 countries ‘had a hand’ in its creation. In addition to one of the world’s largest tapestry’s, the museum […]

Ye Olde Fleece Inn

14 Highgate, Kendal, Kendal, LA9 4SX

Gastro pub in the heart of Kendal with luxury accommodation.

Growing Singing

Captain French Lane, Kendal (working mainly from Town Hall Kendal), Kendal, LA9 4HP

Opportunities to SING! in Kendal. Lovely friendly groups of people that get together just to sing. Monday evening (termly group) or Tuesday morning (drop in group). Taster video on our website. FREE! taster sessions occasionally. You’re welcome to drop in and sing on a Tuesday morning even if you’re just on holiday here. All the […]

Guided Tours & Walks

32 Kirkbie Green, Kendal, LA9 7AJ

A registered Blue Badge Tourist Guide qualified for both Cumbria and Northumbria. Guided tours for visitors by coach, minibus or on foot.

The Famous 1657 Chocolate House

54 Branthwaite Brow, Kendal, LA9 4TX

Our Luxury chocolate House, built in the 1630’s sits on the cobbled street of Branthwaite Brow, just off the market place. Our chocolate shop offers a large selection of chocolate gifts with over 95 kinds of loose chocolates to choose from – something for all tastes and ages. Our cosy traditional tea room offers 16 […]

LucyCooks

Mill Yard, Staveley, Kendal, LA8 9LR

Welcome to Lucy Cooks – a fabulous Cookery School situated in Staveley Mill Yard. It has a fresh and vibrant approach, where you will be inspired, educated and above all entertained!

The Brewery Arts Centre

122a Highgate, Kendal, LA9 7LJ

Home to thought-provoking theatre, magic music, side-splitting comedy and exciting exhibitions, the Brewery Arts Centre is THE cultural hub of South Lakeland. The Brewery boasts mainstream and arthouse cinemas, real-ale pub, tapas restaurant, vibrant café and beautiful gardens making it Kendal’s number one entertainment destination all-year-round.

Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry

Abbot Hall, Kirkland, Kendal, LA9 5AL

The Museum takes you back through time to explore the story of the Lake District and its inhabitants. Isolated before the arrival of the railway and motorcar this area developed its own unique customs and traditions.

Lakeland Climbing Centre

Unit 27, Lake District Business Park, Kendal, LA9 6HN

The award winning Lakeland Climbing Centre offers superb indoor rock climbing experiences and is Cumbria’s premier climbing centre with the tallest indoor climbing wall in England and the finest bouldering walls in the Lake District. Whatever your climbing goals are we offer a wide range of sessions, courses and climbing facilities to suit beginners through […]

Lakeland Arts

Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kirkland, Kendal, LA9 5AL

The Lakeland Arts operates Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Museum of Lakeland Life and Industry, Blackwell The Shopping and Retail House and Windermere Steamboat Museum. It is one of the leading independent museum and gallery trusts in the UK, a dynamic organisation creating opportunities for inspiration, understanding and enjoyment through the work of artists and the […]

Abbot Hall Art Gallery

Kirkland, Kendal, LA9 5AL

The Gallery is housed in one of Kendal’s most important buildings a Grade I listed villa on the banks of the River Kent. The galleries offer two floors of light-filled spaces in which to see art. As well as a fine permanent collection Abbot Hall is acknowledged as having one of the most imaginative and […]

Lakeland Maze Farm Park

Raines Hall, Sedgwick, Kendal, LA8 0JH

Farm Park with additional maize maze in the summer school holidays. We also do kids parties all year, we produce our own free range eggs and have a camping site available to members of the Camping and Caravanning Club..

Fantastic Kendal – Tourist Information Centre

28 Finkle St, Kendal, LA9 4AB

Fantastic Kendal is Kendal’s very own independent Local and Visitor Information Centre. New for Autumn 2018, the new centre is disabled friendly with a wide door and ramp and plenty of free space inside. Run by volunteers who are passionate about Kendal, Fantastic Kendal is the place to visit to purchase Kendal goodies and discover information about […]