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The historic town of Kendal lies in rural Cumbria and is full of narrow lanes branching off the main street. Situated on the River Kent, Kendal is well known for the manufacture of shoes. Visit the Kendal Museum of Natural History and Archaeology or the Abbot Hall Art Gallery. The towns main industry is tourism and has become the gateway to the Lake District.
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1.1 miles from centre of Kendal
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Explore The Lake District National Park The Lake District National Park, tucked into the north west corner of England, hardly needs any introduction, such is its fame across the UK as one of the most beautiful spots in Britain. Whether you create an itinerary of activities for your holiday including everything from canoeing, kayaking, fishing, swimming and white water rafting or simply tie up your walking boots and set off on a random adventure, this place is hard to beat for sheer b...
3 miles from centre of Kendal
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Discover the Fascinating Sizergh Castle The medieval Sizergh Castle has been the home of the Strickland family for over 750 years. The 14th century tower was extended in Tudor times. It has an exceptional series of oak-panelled interiors with intricately carved chimneypieces and early oak furniture, culminating in the magnificent Inlaid Chamber. On display are collections of family portraits and ceramics that have been amassed over the centuries along with recent photographs. The castl...
3 miles from centre of Kendal
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Discover the Fascinating Sizergh Castle Sizergh Castle´s garden has two lakes and a superb rock garden. All this is set in a 1600 acre estate crossed by public footpaths, providing short walks from the castle to dramatic viewpoints over Morecambe Bay and the Lake District fells. The gardens and grounds are particularly amazing in spring, with spring bulbs and blossom. The National Trust´s largest limestone rock garden developed in the 1920s, is housed here in which ancient maples squat...
4.5 miles from centre of Kendal
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The Punch Bowl is a luxury Inn located in the picturesque village of Crosthwaite in the Lyth Valley. They serve simple dishes cooked to the highest quality based on traditional British and French cuisine. The beautiful bedrooms offer a perfect place to spend some downtime and totally unwind.
4.5 miles from centre of Kendal
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From its stone exterior, the Punch Bowl looks like a typical Lake District inn. Inside things are rather different. High-backed chocolate brown leather chairs, sparkling white linen and polished oak flooring give the dining room a decidedly modern feel. The menu adheres to the local/seasonal mantra, albeit it with a European twist. Begin with Cumbrian air dried ham with parmesan and rocket salad or baked Cumbrian Cheddar cheese and spring onion soufflé. Main courses might include duck breast ...
4.8 miles from centre of Kendal
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Built around a 13th century pele tower, Levens Hall and Gardens are to be found at the gateway to the Lake District National Park. Levens Hall is home to the world's oldest, and the largest, topiary gardens.
4.8 miles from centre of Kendal
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Levens Hall is an Elizabethan mansion, built around a 13th century Pele tower, converted into a gentleman´s residence and home of the Bagot family, containing fine panelling, plasterwork and period furniture. Also paintings by Rubens, Lely and Cuyp and antique Cordova leather wall hangings. The earliest English patchwork is on display along with Napoleonic memorabilia and other fascinating objects. The world famous topiary gardens laid out by Monsieur Beaumont in 1694, can be seen along with ...
7 miles from centre of Kendal
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Linthwaite House is situated on a hilltop overlooking Windermere, making it the perfect base from which to explore the scenic surroundings.
7 miles from centre of Kendal
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As the Lake District builds its reputation as an epicurean escape, Linthwaite House is proud to introduce ‘Stella', an innovative restaurant where visitors can sample locally sourced and organic produce that showcases Cumbrian fare. Food is influenced by international celebrity chef, Ritu Dalmia, and her Italian cooking.
7.1 miles from centre of Kendal
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There are two restaurants at Gilpin Hotel - the acclaimed, Michelin-starred HRiSHi, and a more casual dining restaurant called Gilpin Spice. At HRiSHi, chef Hrishikesh Desai takes the very best regional produce and adds his own unique Asian twist, to create dishes with stunning flavours and textures. In Gilpin Spice, the focus is on the spice trail, with dishes influenced by food and flavours from India, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, China and the Philippines.
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