Kendal the historic market town is situated on the River Kent south side of the Lake District from the M6, (Junction 36 and 37) The history of Kendal dates back to the pre-Roman times, the last queen of Henry VIII, Katherine Parr was born here in 1512 at Kendal Castle. The ruins of which can still be seen today.
Kendal is also known as the "auld grey town" due to the fact it has many fine old houses and buildings, built in grey limestone.
Another claim to fame for Kendal is it’s Mint cake made famous by the Romneys, which was carried to the top of Mount Everest in May 1953, on the first successful expedition to the summit. Kendal Mint Cake can now rank as one of the world's most travelled sweets.
Kendal has many Shops and caters for most people. With a fine selection of Gift and Craft Shops.