Kendal

Known for its limestone buildings, Kendal has many fine historical sites and serves as a great base for regional exploration.

Kendal is a market town and civil parish within the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England. Kendal today is known largely as a centre for tourism, as the home of Kendal mint cake, and as a producer of pipe tobacco and tobacco snuff. Its buildings, mostly constructed with the local grey limestone, have earned it the nickname the Auld Grey Town. Places of interest include Kendal Museum – one of the oldest in the country. Abbot Hall Art Gallery (housed in a Georgian villa), it mounts nationally important exhibitions. Museum of Lakeland Life located in the original stables of Abbot Hall. Castle Howe, Kendal's undisputed first castle, lies on the hill side overlooking the town.
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