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Abbot Hall Art Gallery
Kendal, Lake District, Cumbria, LA9 5AL - England, UK
Phone: +44 (0)1539 722464

Abbot Hall is an exquisite gallery in the north west of England on the edge of the Lake District. Works of art can be enjoyed in this beautiful Georgian villa, drawn both from its important collections and the changing series of exhibitions. The gallery also has an innovative programme of educational activities, lectures and events which you can discover more about on this site
Brewery Arts Centre
Highgate, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4HE
01539 725133

Highgate's first Brewery was licensed in 1758 on or near the site of the town house of the Wilsons of Dallam Tower. Its first owner was John Whitwell, whose family lived nearby at 122 Highgate for many years. The business prospered, was taken over byWilliam Mark, and in 1858, a new brewery was built in the gardens of the old Wilson house. Whitwell, Mark and Co became a private limited company in 1883 and remained as such until a take-over by Vaux Breweries of Sunderland in the late 1940s. The company's boom time was the 1930s, supplying 30 pubs across Westmorland with their famousAuld Kendal. The last brew was produced between 13 and 16 September 1968.
Lakeland Maize Maze
Raines Halls Farm, Sedgwick, Kendal, Cumbria LA8 0JH
Tel: 015395 61760
Quaker Tapestry Exhibition Centre & Tea Rooms
Friends Meeting House, Stramongate, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4BH
Tel: 01539 722975

Exhibition Centre facilities include: 77 panels of embroidery -Costume - Video - Gift Shop - Workshops - Step-free access for all - Toilets - and the Tapestry Tearooms

The Quaker Tapestry has its permanent home in Kendal's historic Friends Meeting House (1816) which is in a prominent position in the centre of this attractive market town. Nowhere could be more suitable as the home for the Quaker Tapestry Exhibition than this fine Georgian building in the heart of the "1652 Country" on the edge of the English Lake District National Park. The Tapestry celebrates the ideas and experiences of Quakers since the Religious Society began in 1652 in Swarthmoor Hall, near Kendal

Sizergh Castle & Garden
Sizergh, nr Kendal, Cumbria LA8 8AE

Medieval house extended in Elizabethan times, with handsome gardens
  • Exceptional series of oak-panelled rooms culminating in the Inlaid Chamber
  • Portrait, fine furniture and ceramics accumulated over centuries on display
  • Garden includes two lakes and a superb rock garden
  • Many short walks from the castle to dramatic viewpoints over Morecambe Bay to the Lake District fells
  • Still inhabited by the Strickland family by whom it was built in the Middle Ages
The National Trust
K Village, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 7DA
Tel: 01539 736190
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