Sunday, March 10, 2019

Kendal



The market town of Kendal is situated in the Lake District in Cumbria. On the fringes of the National Park Kendal is a popular base for visitors to the picturesque Lake District. The popular Lake Windermere is only 8 miles from Kendal and easily accessible by car or public transport. Kendal lies in the valley of the River Kent and is known as the home of Kendal Mint Cake.

Kendal Castle
Kendal Castle was built in the 12th century as the home of the Lancaster family, who were the Barons of Kendal. Bt the 15th century the castle was owned by the Parr family. By the time Catherine Parr married King Henry VIII the family had long deserted the castle and it had fallen into disrepair. 




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