Kendal, our picturesque town nestled in the heart of Cumbria, has once again demonstrated its unique charm and vitality by making The Sunday Times’ list of the best places to live for 2024. This accolade is a testament to Kendal’s enduring appeal, combining its rich history with a forward-thinking attitude. The town’s entrepreneurial spirit is particularly noted in their shortlist and let’s take a moment to celebrate a wave of new businesses and expansions breathing new life into its streets and enhancing its vibrant community:

PoW Plants Blooms on Finkle Street: Prepare to be captivated by the enchanting displays at PoW Plants. Located on Finkle Street, this charming store boasts colourful orchids and houseplants nestled in hand-painted pots.
UNIT 34’s Bouldering Centre: Calling all adventure seekers! UNIT 34, the brand-new bouldering facility at Lakeland Climbing Centre, is now open for business. Get ready to test your skills on thrilling new blocs and be among the first to experience the excitement of this fantastic addition to Kendal Climbing Wall.
The Moon Highgate’s Reopening: After a brief break, The Moon Highgate is back  under new ownership. Italian chefs Caetano and Antonio are thrilled to introduce the flavors of Napoli to Kendal’s High Street. Join them as they embrace the laid-back culture of Italian dining, seven days a week. Let’s raise a toast to the previous owners, Helen and Leon, as they embark on new adventures.
Ramble by Northern Wine: Adding to the town’s culinary delights, Ramble by Northern Wine has quickly become a local favourite since its opening at the end of 2023. Taking over the former site of Method Café, Ramble offers delectable small plates, including the South African bread known as Melkbrood, ‘posh chips’, Hispi cabbage, and salted chocolate mousse, available Thursday to Sunday. With a cozy atmosphere and seating for 20, Ramble has become the go-to spot for wine enthusiasts and foodies alike.

Kendal’s entrepreneurial spirit is shining bright, we hope you join us as we welcome these new ventures. with the arrival of these new businesses and expansions.

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