Equipment Hire

If you are looking hire mobility equipment please see:

Kendal Shopmobility Scheme
3rd floor, Westmorland Shopping Centre
01539 730933

The Red Cross
Aynam Mills, Kendal

Shop Lakes Mobility Shop
Unit 6, Library Road, LA94QB
01539 734600


Disabled toilet facilities are available at:

Westmorland Shopping Centre
Stricklandgate, LA9 4LR
01539 740060

71 Stricklandgate
01539 733799

Kendal Leisure Centre
Burton Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 7HX
01539 729777


Castle Green
Castle Green Ln, Kendal LA9 6RG
01539 734000

A591, Prizet, Kendal, LA8 8AA
08719 846327

Stonecross Manor
Milnthorpe Rd, Kendal LA9 5HP
01539 733559


Wheelchair accessible vehicles upon request from:

Theo’s Taxis – 07747055674
Blue Star Taxis – 01539723670
Lakeside Taxis – 01539 239 239

Train Station

Kendal’s Railway Station is a small, unstaffed station on the Lakes Line between Oxenholme and Windermere. There is step free access and a ramp available to board trains at Kendal Train Station, there are also accessible ticket machines available at this station.

If you need help getting on or off the train please ask the Train Conductor onboard or call 08000223720 for further advice on assisted travel.

Oxenholme – The Lake District is Kendal’s closest mainline train station which is less than three miles away from Kendal Town centre. This train station is staffed and contains toilet facilities and a waiting room.


Blue Badge holders parking in any bay in all SLDC car parks get one extra hour of parking for free on top of the parking they pay for. Blue Badge holders need to display their badge. A full list of disabled parking spaces can be found here.


Type 2 Standard mobility scooters are allowed on public low floor buses in Cumbria but only if you have had your scooter pass a test by stagecoach. They can do these at your local bus depot or they will come out to your house with a bus too.

Please ring the travel line on 0871 200 22 33 or ring the Disability help desk on 01228 597222

Activity Centre

The Bendrigg Trust – a residential activity centre specialising in high quality courses for disabled and disadvantaged people, of any age or ability based in Old Hutton, Kendal


Accessible shopping in our town centre includes:

68 Stricklandgate, Kendal LA9 4PU
0333 005 5170

Marks and Spencer
Library Rd, Kendal LA9 4QB
01539 720665

Wainwrights Yard, Kendal LA9 4DP
01539 742370

66 Stricklandgate, Kendal LA9 4PU
01539 720180

Please browse our shopping guide for a full range of Kendal’s shops and contact the establishment directly for up-to-date accessibility information using our business guide.


Accessible eateries in Kendal include: 

The Moon
129 Highgate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4EN
01539 729254

Wheatsheaf Inn
Brigsteer, Kendal, LA8 8AN
015395 68938

Restaurant and Bar within The Brewery Arts Centre
122A Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE
01539 725133

Cafe Nero
34 Market Place, Kendal, LA9 4TN

Romneys Kendal
72 Milnthorpe Road, Kendal, LA9 5HG
01539 720956

71 Stricklandgate, LA9 4LT
01539 733799

Booths Cafe
Wainwrights Yard, Kendal, LA9 4DP
01539 742370

Charlie’s Cafe Bar
95 Stricklandgate
01539 740898

Wakefield Arms
Stricklandgate, Kendal, LA9 4QD
01539 739217

Please contact the venue for full details. Please browse our Eat and Drink guide for a full range of Kendal’s eateries and contact the establishment directly for up-to-date accessibility information using our business guide.

Accessible attractions within Kendal include:

The Brewery Arts Centre
122A Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE
01539 725133

Kendal Leisure Centre
Burton Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 7HX
01539 729777

Kendal Museum
Station Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 6BT

Quaker Tapestry Museum
Stramongate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4BH

Further Guides:

Euan’s Guide provides travel information for people with mobility challenges.

Accessable collects information across the UK to provide informed choices regarding accessibility.