The Market town of Kendal is steeped in history. Known as the gateway to the Lakes, Kendal lies on the banks of the River Kent and is less than a mile from the National Park boundary. Windermere is 8 miles from Kendal, linked by bus, road and train, making it a great choice when looking for holiday cottages near the Lake District.
Characterised by the narrow yards and lanes branching from the main street, many of which contain residences and quirky shops. Market days are Wednesday and Saturday, but there is also a great choice of artisan bakeries and shops alongside a choice of eateries, gastro pubs, real ale bars.
Kendal is a popular location for self catering accommodation since it’s easily accessible from the M6 Motorway and makes for a central base to explore the Lake District National Park by bus and train. Kendal train station is a branch line from the West Coast mainline between London Euston and Glasgow Central.