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Kendal Castle, Kendal

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  • The views of Kendal from the castle are amazing and the children had a great time exploring. The weather was great and this made the day great fun. 
  • This walk is amazing since it offers a differing set of rewards upon every visit. Try the approach from Castle Estate - if you're up for a 'Heart-Building' Challenge. Other than that, the gentle amble...  more »
  • A short walk from the town centre of Kendal, the castle is on a hill overlooking the whole town. The paths were a bit muddy, but we did go at the end of December. The walk was quite nice and the views...  more »
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  • It's a bit of a climb to get here but well worth it. Ruined castle where kids' imagination can run riot and some useful and informative history boards for the rest of us. Plenty of space for a picnic. Great views over Kendal. No charges. When we were there on a weekday in mid October, we saw some free street parking at the bottom of the hill.
  • Most amazing place I have ever been to. This cattle changed my life. It felt like a dream. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ I really recommend it! ❤️
  • Great views with options for difficult or easy walks up. Free parking. Great tourist and locals area
  • Very nice place best scenic view all round,as long as you get the right weather
  • A ruined castle looking out over the Cumbrian town of Kendal. A steep walk brings you to the castle although there is no easy access for less able visitors. Entry is free and there are several information boards around the grounds. A great place to go for a walk whilst in Kendal to enjoy the views of the surounding fells. As a free attraction it is hard to beat!