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Kendal Castle

Castle Hill, Kendal LA9 7BJ, England
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Great great views

Whilst visiting Kendal the castle is a must visit. Following the signs to the summit can be... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mark C
Worth a Visit

It is quite a good walk to the castle from the town, but it is worth it for the views alone. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
drjohn030151
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average20%
  • Poor1%
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“nice walk” (32 reviews)
“worth the climb” (18 reviews)
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Castle Hill, Kendal LA9 7BJ, England
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"nice walk"
in 32 reviews
"information boards"
in 30 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 18 reviews
"steep hill"
in 16 reviews
"lovely view"
in 9 reviews
"surrounding hills"
in 8 reviews
"walk up"
in 6 reviews
"catherine parr"
in 4 reviews
"easy climb"
in 4 reviews
"henry viii"
in 7 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 6 reviews
"short walk from the town centre"
in 4 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 16 reviews
"lake district"
in 17 reviews
"lovely place to visit"
in 4 reviews
"sunny day"
in 6 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

Whilst visiting Kendal the castle is a must visit. Following the signs to the summit can be misleading at times as we found out though the woodland is idyllic. The structure itself is in amazing condition and great photo opportunities everywhere. Worth The effort to...More

Thank Mark C
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is quite a good walk to the castle from the town, but it is worth it for the views alone. The castle is basically a ruin but still of interest. I think we have visited the castle every time we have visited Kendal the...More

Thank drjohn030151
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The walk up to the castle from Kendal is both relaxing and tiring - given the gradient of the hill in places! The walk is worth it as the views from the castle grounds are spectacular. There's not a lot of the castle itself remaining,...More

Thank Englishman-in-theUSA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Parked on the street below..walked upto the castle ruins which is free to walk round..bits of the walk are steep ..its an amazing view from the top..they have information boards that are very informative ..its a lovely walk round the castle ..some family's were having...More

Thank Sarah J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bit of a steep wall up the hill but definitely worth the views. The wall isn't too bad once you get used to it. Lovely ruin to explore. If you want, it would be nice to pack a picnic and take up.

Thank sunflower0202
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a ruin. We were surprised because there is more there than you can see from the bit of ruin visisble from the town Level. So apart form the main building of the castle there is still a wall and a tower to...More

Thank Suzywac
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This castles dates back to the turmoil of the clans and loyalties. The castle sits on top of the hill overlooking Kendal and is worth a visit if not for the ruins but at least the walk up the hill. Very interesting history and would...More

Thank lamasng
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely visit to the kendal castle. A magnificent castle ruin, made the walk to the castle worth it. With spectacular views from the top...worth a visit.

Thank Debbie W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only visited due to previous Tripadvisor reviews & we were very pleased that we did. It is quite a steep walk in some places though the track is well-marked. Whilst there is only a small part of the castle left (one tower that you can...More

Thank david n
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting Kendal for the umpteenth time, but hadnt' realised there was a castle until my last visit. After a very pleasant walk along the banks of the Kent River, you cross over and begin a fairly steep assent up to the castle. The castle itself...More

Thank KevinLeah
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Birdie82
July 14, 2015|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
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bobby152015
March 9, 2015|
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Response from nigel m | Reviewed this property |
Head for Netherfield cricket club there is some free car parking next to their official car park ,also street parking near castle stores a bit further round the corner and signposted from main rd Google map to find if unsure More
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