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.
Friday 6th August
Kendal’s green and historic places. An easy walk of about 6 miles.
An easy walk of about 5 miles with 600 ft of ascent.
3. Benson Knott
A moderate walk of 8.5 miles and 1000 ft of ascent.
A moderate walk of 6 miles taking the coastal path from the village of Arnside to an ascent of Arnside Knott.
An easy 2 hour stroll around Kendal.
Saturday 7th August
An easy 2 hour walk based on the “Walking Trails” leaflet
A strenuous walk visiting some of the hills and scars around Kendal.
A moderate walk of 6 miles including an hour at Gurnal Dubs for a circular walk round the tarn and a picnic.
A moderate walk on field paths and minor roads exploring the hilly countryside to the east of Staveley.
Sunday 8th August
An easy / moderate walk of about 4 hours along the River Kent to Helsington Church and Sizergh Castle.
11. Whitbarrow Scar
A moderate ridge walk of 5 miles with views over the Lakeland Fells, the Howgills, Ingleborough and Morecambe Bay.
A strenuous walk enjoying stunning views of the Lakeland Fells.
Monday 9th August
13. The Helm
A easy 2 mile walk. The Helm provides a superb, easily accessible 360 degree panorama of the South Lakes and Kendal.
A moderate / severe walk of about 5 hours from Windermere to visit two Wainwrights.
Tickets can be purchased online and accommodation providers are ready to welcome you to stay in our town.