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A perfect weekend based in Kendal.
Arrive by mid afternnon and enjoy walking around the old yards and Shambles in the pedestrianised shopping centre and perhaps a walk up to Kendal Castle. Check out The Brewery Arts Centre for what's on during your stay. First night dinner at 1 Bridge Street an excellent restaurant close to the town centre.
After a good nights sleep and delicious breakfast at a good B&B take the 11 lakes tour driving from Kendal via Windermere, Keswick, Buttermere, Bassenthwaite returning to Kendal via Ullswater. A circular drive bringing you back to Kendal after seeing at least 11 lakes and 2 passes. 2nd night dinner at The New Moon restaurant lovely food in a relaxed atmosphere.
Time for a good walk take in the views from Scout Scar just outside Kendal where you get a fantastic panoramic view from the Lake District mountains to the Yorkshire Dales and on to the sea at Morcambe Bay. Alternatively climb a mountain or visit one of the many tourist attractions within a short drive of Kendal. Lunch or dinner in the Weatsheaf at Brigsteer, a Lake District pub serving mouthwatering food.
For a great 2 or 3 day break in Kendal. Within walking distance of both town and countryside. Great 5 star B&B with 6 ensuite double rooms
Delightful historic house and gardens only miles from Kendal
Cruises on Windermere
Home of Beatrix Potter