If you’re looking for an exciting weekend break in the UK, staying in Kendal hotels sets you up perfectly for The Lake District National Park. This is one of the most beautiful places in England and whether you’re looking for tranquillity and relaxation or fun and adventure, you’ll find it all here! Kendal is a market town that has its own unique charm and is filled with historic and cultural sights. Near to Kendal hotels you’ll find plenty to see including Kendal Museum, one of the oldest museums in the UK, the ruins of Kendal Castle and the Abbot Hall Art Gallery.
Known as ‘The Auld Grey Town’ for its limestone build, and the ‘Gateway to the Lakes’ due to its close proximity of the Lake District, Kendal makes for the perfect holiday destination.
The quaint town of Kendal has a fascinating history; not only was it once one of the most important woollen centres in England, it was also at the centre of a thriving shoe and carpet making industry. The town is also well known for its famous confectionary ‘Mint Cake’. Kendal Mint Cake ranks as one of the worlds most travelled sweets as it was taken to the top of Mount Everest in 1953, the first successful trip to the summit. It continues to be popular with outdoor explorers of the Lakes today.
Kendal hotels also put you at the centre of many old shops, cosy tearooms and traditional pubs, as well as a number of beautiful outdoor parks and spaces.
Many people come to stay in Kendal hotels to take advantage of its fantastic location, perched on the edge of the Lake District. With the five tallest mountains and largest lake in England, the landscapes here are breathtaking and there are endless opportunities to relax or get active. Explore all of the picturesque towns and villages, walk through one of its most famous routes, try your hand at windsurfing on one of the lakes or visit one of its top visitor attractions; there’s something for everyone. If you’ve never been to this part of England, you’re missing out! Staying in Kendal hotels will provide you with a wonderful adventure.