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Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020
Travellers to Kendal give high marks for the lakeside setting and lively bar scene. The welcoming and cultural setting also entices those visiting the city. Top sights around the area include Lake Windermere, Hill Top and Ullswater.
Cultural venues in the city include Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal Museum and Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry. The city is notable for landmarks like Sizergh Castle, Kendal Castle and Levens Hall and Gardens. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the lakes and these places to visit: Yorkshire Dales National Park, Lyth Valley and Winster Valley.
Top places to see outside the city include Lake Windermere, 8.3 mi/13.4 km from the city centre, and Hill Top, which is 9.1 mi (14.7 km) away.
If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from Kendal Station, Kendal Oxenholme Station or Burneside Station. Kendal may not have many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.