Abbot Hall is a Grade I listed Georgian villa situated on the banks of the River Kent.
The gallery is one of the country’s leading independent art galleries.
Its wonderful collection of paintings include important 18th and 19th century art by the likes of John Ruskin.
There are two floors of light filled spaces, where you can see a permanent collection of George Romney spanning his entire career.
The upstairs galleries have commanding views of the River Kent and Kendal Castle.
Additionally,, the site houses the Museum of Lakeland Life and Industry as well as the Abbott Hall café.
To summarise, for art lovers, Abbot Hall is well worth a visit especially on a wet day.