Welcome to our little corner of north-west England
Escape to a friendly, local and laid-back community situated in rolling countryside, sandwiched between two of England’s most beautiful National Parks.
Historic Market Town
Kendal is a friendly rural town with year-round appeal, a rich history and some great cafés, pubs, restauarnts and shops, not to mention a world class events venue, The Brewery Arts Centre, that celebrates live music, theatre, cinema and creativity.
Famous for Kendal mintcake, which was used on the first successful ascent of Everest, Kendal is a historic market town with a lively arts and culture scene and a superb programme of events and festivals, including the internationally-recognised Kendal Mountain Festival.
The South Lakeland town is well-connected by road and public transport, and has a regular market and farmer’s market. It is also home to the best artisan bakery in Britain (2023 Bakers’ Dozen) as well as the UK’s best new brewery (Brewer’s Journal).
(link to Visit Kendal website)
Home to the country’s only mountains, including England’s highest peak, Scafell Pike, the Lake District is a popular holiday destination and an area famous for its associations with William Wordsworth, Beatrix Potter, John Ruskin and Alfred Wainwright, to name a few.
As well as being home to breathtaking scenery including beautiful lakes, fells and mountains, the Lake District National Park has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
(link to Lake District National Park website)
Voted ‘Best National Park in Europe’ in Tripadvisor’s 2021 Traveller’s Choice Awards, the Yorkshire Dales enjoys a beautiful landscape ranging from rolling hills and moors to dramatic cliffs and waterfalls, interspersed by charming and picturesque villages.
(link to Yorkshire Dales National Park website)