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Kendal Castle, Kendal

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  • It is a short walk from the town centre. There is not a great deal left of the castle but there is enough to spend about an hour there. A few interesting signs to read and great views of the surroundi...  more »
  • From the town centre the grandchildren and I had a pleasant walk up to the castle. The grandchildren enjoyed the walk and enjoyed reading the information boards that are situated around the castle rui...  more »
  • Definitely worth a visit if you have an hour to spare. It is interesting to look at the pictures which show what the castle would have been like in medieval times and to explore the ruins. It also off...  more »
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  • This was a great 40 minute spell, a steady stroll along the set path. This takes you up to the beacon, looks like it is still used? Then a little further up to the main entry/exit point. Once inside, it was a great thing to see. Looking around at all the remains of the old castle (worth a google). Having a nice wander around & cheerfully snapping away, you get a great view over Kendai in most spots. Once done and back on the path, (we took a circular route around) the moat is still visible. You can just picture it being all filled & the castle still intact. There was also quite a few rabbits just running around, caught a couple on camera, also on the way round is a great holly tree. All in all, this is a great spot to take a steady walk around, we really enjoyed it.
  • Great views over Kendal but not much signage to get you to the castle! Very informative signs once you're in the castle ruins though.
  • A great place for kids plenty for them to explore in the grounds and outside of them. I spent huge amounts of house here as a kid. The council does need to take more care of the moat area is no longer possible to go around the outside of the castle wall all the way around. Sort it it out CCC!
  • Remains of a long abandoned medieval castle. The site where the castle is placed at the top of a hill is wonderful. Be there on a sunny day.
  • It would be better if there were a few more signs telling you about the history of the castle.

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