Walks around Kendal

Highlights of Kendal – cultural and historical walk around  Kendal.

For an incredible familiarization experience to enjoy the rich culture and history of our historic market town.

Hidden Kendal -Discover Kendal.

Ancient 18 th century yards, cobbled streets, ancient bridges, marvellous views, castles, obelisk, mines

Largest parish church and three museums. I will cover the Kendal even Kendal people don’t know about.

People of Kendal-Walk in the Footsteps of the Great.

Alfred Wainwright immediately comes to mind, but even more famous people have connections with Kendal including Catherine Parr, John Cunliffe and David Starkey. Come with me to explore these and more on a walk

Go beyond the Guide Book-Market Charters, Kendal Brown, River Kent

Market Charters were granted in the 14 th Century and Kendal had 3 of only 6 snuff (Kendal Brown) factories in England.

Accompany me along The River Kent the shortest fastest flowing river from source to sea and learn about the power behind Kendal’s factories

Wool is my BreadMotto of Kendal

As the industry grew, so did the town’s size and prosperity and it was not until the Industrial Revolution that the trade finally moved out to the mills in Yorkshire and Lancashire. Explore with me and See the influence on Kendal and its buildings

Religious Kendal – from Anchorite well to one of Englands largest parish church

From religious wells through to Methodism, Quakerism (Cumbria being the birthplace of Quakerism), parish and Christian churches to Islamic faiths in Kendal today. Join me to learn more on a tour of religion in Kendal through the ages.

All the above can include either Afternoon Tea, Lunch or just refreshments packages to accompany the tour at a small charge.