Destination guide

Friendly Kendal will entice you

Enjoy the culture and other features of Kendal. Well known for its lake, riverfront and bars, this welcoming city won't disappoint. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Kendal

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Kendal a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lakeland Maze Farm Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Windermere Golf Club (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Lakes Aqaurium (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Lakeland Wildlife Oasis Park (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Cinderbarrow Miniature Railway (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Go Ape Grizedale (11.2 mi / 17.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Kendal

Travellers enjoy Kendal for its lakeside setting and riverfront. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Kendal is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lyth Valley (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Winster Valley (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Fell Foot Park (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Lakeland Wildlife Oasis Park (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Wansfell Pike (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Leighton Moss RSPB Reserve (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Kendal

The nearest airport is in Carlisle (CAX), located 42.7 mi (68.7 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Kendal Station, Kendal Oxenholme Station and Burneside Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Kendal?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,227 holiday rentals around Kendal. From 963 Cottages to 1,065 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Kendal is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Kendal?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Kendal. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sizergh Castle: 2,333 holiday rentals
  • Lyth Valley: 2,361 holiday rentals
  • Kendal Station: 2,392 holiday rentals
  • Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry: 2,394 holiday rentals
  • Kendal Oxenholme Station: 2,327 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kendal listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Kendal?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 963 Cottages in Kendal. Our other popular types of Kendal holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 1,065 holiday houses
  • Barns: 31 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 963 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kendal?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 143 holiday homes with pool available in Kendal. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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