Levens Hall and Gardens

Levens Hall is an Elizabethan house approximately 11 miles east of Lothlorien - close to Kendal. The magnificent mansion was built around a 13 Century pele tower. Due to its…

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Romney’s Kendal Mint Cake

Kendal Mint Cake: Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay ate Romney's Kendal mint cake on the summit of Mount Everest on 29th May 1953. This being the first successful expedition…

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The Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal
Brewery Arts Centre in Kendal

The Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

The Brewery Arts Centre in Kendal is very much at the heart of South Lakeland's cultural and creative life. It is one of the country's leading arts centres. Established in…

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Levens Hall Historic House

Levens Hall historic house is a magnificent Elizabethan mansion built around a 13th Century pele tower. The building was was expanded and rebuilt towards the end of the 16th Century. It…

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Stunning Sedgwick House

Sedgwick House Following our boat trip on the Kendal to Lancaster canal, I have realised the connection with the canal and a grand house at Sedgwick nearby. In 1852, at…

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Abbot Hall Art Gallery-Kendal

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Abbot Hall Art Gallery-Kendal:This stunning building is a Grade I listed Georgian villa situated on the banks of the River Kent.It is actually built on a medieval site.It was built…

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