Welcome to the Website of Kendal Town Council

Kendal is an old market town situated in one of the most beautiful parts of the country – the English Lake District. Kendal is also within 30 minutes drive of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, making it a perfect base for walkers and sightseers alike. The town’s unique blend of history, culture and shopping make it a very popular destination for visitors.

Kendal was focused on the Explore South Lakeland – follow this link to discover more:-


Attractions for All Ages

There are attractions for all ages, fascinating museums, modern and historic art and a variety of leisure facilities. The shopping is diverse with many High Street names but the town is known particularly for specialist shops – quality independent traders offering a range of goods unrivalled anywhere in the Lake District.

Our latest Kendal Town Newsletter – 2846-KTCnews-SUMMER 2016lres

An Important Wool Town

For many years Kendal was one of the most important wool towns in the country, even more important than West Yorkshire. The town was also a stopping off point for cattle drives from Scotland as well as a very important market (which still continues today).

Click here for map of Kendal and its one-way system  For information on car parks and parking charges, contact SOUTH LAKELAND DISTRICT COUNCIL (01539) 733333.

Kendal Sense of Place leaflet  –SOP KENDAL 2015 Web
Click here for Kendal Group Travel Guide

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