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Kendal Castle, Kendal

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  • There are several routes up to the castle and it is well worth the climb.The relics are interesting and there are good views over Kendal. An added bonus is that it is free!  more »
  • I note a previous reviewer suggest that there's not much left of these ruins, and whereas I will concede that this is no Windsor or Edinburgh with furnished rooms to view, there is more than enough of...  more »
  • I have passed this castle driving on the A 591 so many times that I finally decided to take a visit. Parking is easy and there are several access points. I climbed the steepest section to get to the c...  more »
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  • Great walk for the dog just stick the the path, lots of poo in the long grass. The view of Kendal is great if you're into that, and the crumbled down castle is good for learning or as the local kids climbing frame. There's is parking on the west side of the castle just have to drive around to find it. Be warned if you take your dog there's usually a fair few rabbits living in the moat see keep a eye out.
  • Great little ruins. Good information boards. Could be better sign posted at the bottom. Free to goto. Said there was audio tour to download but we didn't.
  • View kendal from above. Whatever the weather, a walk up the castle is revitalising and magnificent. What remains of the castle is just enough to imagine it in its full glory. You can now take the audio tour on your phone. Info boards at various points. A must for any visitor and guaranteed head space for locals.
  • Wonderful abandoned castle that has crumbled to ruins on a hilltop overlooking Kendal. A brief walk from the town, past the dry ski slope. Explore broken walls, climb stairs of old towers and read plaques with explanations and computer recreations of what this may once have looked like. Great place for kids to play.
  • Well worth taking the one hour tour, but on days when thete is no court in session, it is 45 minutes of court and coats of arms on the walls.The guide was extremely knowledgeable on local history though.
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