Kendal & Area in Cumbria

A town of great character and charm...

Situated to the South of the Lake District, and only a short drive from the sea, Kendal is especially well placed to cater for everyone's holiday needs. Kendal is often seen as the Southern gateway to the Lake District, being only around nine miles from Windermere and around 30 miles from Keswick.

The other lakes are all within an hour or two's travelling by car from the town, as are locations for walks and rambles, both gentle and demanding. The town is home to a fine selection of shopping arcades, can boast two castles, two museums, a host of historical buildings and bridges, fine restaurants, a multitude of public houses, and views that would please the most demanding photographer including the nearby ruin of Kendal Castle.

The pleasant Lakeland village of Underbarrow lies to the west of the town of Kendal and sits at the foot of Helsington Barrow, a limestone ridge rising to around 700 feet. Underbarrow stands at the centre of a network of roads linking Kendal to Crosthwaite in the Lyth Valley, Newby Bridge and Ulverston and the village of Crook to Levens making it idea to explore all the surrounding areas with ease.

Further west is the small village of Crosthwaite which is an ideal point from which to explore the Windermere and South Lakes area and, with walks right from the door, it will please keen walkers and hikers.

Thomasin, Selside Hall ref: CC129313

near Kendal, Kendal and Area

£367-£612
4 star rating
Thomasin, Selside Hall
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Superb conversion set within the grounds of Selside Hall offering a quality bolt hole for two on the fringes of the lakes.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Harwood Dale Cottage ref: CC129182

Kendal, Kendal and Area

£392-£672
4 star rating
This property with its own gardens and balcony is beautifully maintained and enjoys stunning views over the surrounding countryside.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT

The Den ref: CC129320

Selside near Kendal, Kendal and Area

£346-£547
4 star rating
A beautiful cottage with great views and road links, on the border of the Lake District National Park.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Woodlands ref: 29033

Kendal, Kendal and Area

£428-£1051
4 star rating
Enjoy large, spacious accommodation in this holiday home perched on a hillside on the edge of Kendal with lovely views of the Cumbrian fells.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Swallow Barn ref: CC129280

Old Hutton near Kendal, Kendal and Area

£552-£1347
3 star rating
Space, comfortable barn conversion, ideal for large gatherings of family and friends within easy reach of both Lakes and Dales.
  • Sleeps
    10
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    SAT

The Coach House ref: RCHL13

Skelsmergh, nr. Kendal, Kendal and Area

£261-£602
3 star rating
An ideal base for exploring both the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, this cottage is just one mile from Kendal.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Parkside Lodge ref: RCHL14

Kendal, Kendal and Area

£400-£655
4 star rating
With walking, cycling, golf, sailing and horse riding available nearby, there are plenty of outdoor activities to choose from!
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT

The Nest ref: 27618

Kendal, Kendal and Area

£282-£765
3 star rating
A well dressed mews property on the edge of Kendal, just a stone’s throw from the National Park and the Yorkshire Dales.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

The Coach House ref: CC129238

Endmoor near Kendal, Kendal and Area

£437-£966
4 star rating
This holiday property is ideally located for exploring Cumbria, the Lake District and Lancashire with attractions and activities for all the family.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Changeover
    FRI

Low Fell Cottage ref: CC129108

Crosthwaite, Kendal and Area

£572-£1347
4 star rating
Traditional Lakeland stone cottage sure to appeal to those seeking a quite retreat.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    4
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    FRI

Bretherdale Hall Barn ref: CC129284

Bretherdale, Kendal and Area

£1152-£2777
5 star rating
A beautiful property for 10 only 9 miles from Kendal
  • Sleeps
    10
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    6
  • Changeover
    FRI

Garden Cottage ref: CC129122

Brigsteer, Kendal and Area

£432-£757
4 star rating
A charming cottage in a peaceful location with views over the beautiful Lyth Valley.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT

Sunnyhill ref: CC129170

Brigsteer, Kendal and Area

£370-£807
4 star rating
An 18th Century detached cottage enjoying extensive views located in a delightful village.
  • Sleeps
    5
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT

Bretherdale Hall ref: CC129194

Bretherdale, Kendal and Area

£746-£2322
4 star rating
Within an area of outstanding national beauty Bretherdale Hall is a fine example of a traditional Lakeland farmhouse enjoying spectacular views from all rooms.
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    FRI

The Granary ref: CC129318

Selside near Kendal, Kendal and Area

£482-£922
4 star rating
A beautiful cottage with great views and road links, on the border of the Lake District National Park.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    FRI