Hostel in Kendal, England

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Get to know Kendal (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Kendal. To help you make friends with Kendal before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Kendal, Cumbria - The Lake District, England, is located in South Lakeland District of Cumbria. This market town in the northwest of England is often considered to be the gateway to the Lake District, the most popular national park in the United Kingdom and recently named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lake District National Park covers around two thousand three hundred square kilometers and is particularly well known for its scenic landscape, including lakes, forests, and mountain ranges. The area is very popular with hikers looking for relaxation and tourists enjoying the beauty of nature.

Inside the town of Kendal, visitors can find several historical buildings, castles, and a collection of fine restaurants. Kendal is home of the famous mint cake, a glucose-based sort of confection flavoured with peppermint created by Joseph Wiper. Nowadays, climbers and hikers use that sort of snack to regain energy. History lovers can visit the ruins of Kendal Castle, originally built in the thirteenth century. It is a perfect spot to have a great view over the town. Kendal Parish Church with five aisles is one of the widest churches of its kind in the country and dates from the early thirteenth century. Kendal Museum is one of the oldest in England and houses one of the largest taxidermy collections in Europe.

The Brewery Arts Centre offers an excellent programme for tourists who love exhibitions, cinema, theatre, dance, and music. Annual events such as Kendal Mountain Festival and Kendal Torchlight Carnival attract the locals and travelers. The best period to visit The Lake District and Kendal is between May and October. The average maximum temperature ranges from thirteen degrees in October to nineteen degrees in August. Rain showers can occur all year round, so be prepared and take suitable clothes with you.

In Kendal, travelers find numerous holiday apartments, guesthouses, and limited options for a Kendal, Cumbria - The Lake District, England hostel. Your hostel in Kendal, Cumbria - The Lake District, England will be situated right in the heart of Kendal and be easy to find. Parking is available for free. Even if you book spontaneously, there is still a chance that you can find a spare bed in your chosen Kendal, Cumbria - The Lake District, England hostel. However, relying on this is a bit risky and planning ahead helps a lot to avoid disappointments. If you cannot find a place to sleep, check out the nearby towns of Ambleside and Windermere. They have a range of hostels for visitors. Kendal is connected by the national railway on the Windermere branch line, also known as the Lakes Line. Getting there by car, Kendal is around twelve kilometers from the M6 motorway.

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FAQ about Kendal Hostels

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Your Packing List for Kendal

Your Packing List for Kendal

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Kendal Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Kendal, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
$26 Average dorm price
$27 Cheapest hostel in Kendal
Kendal Hostel is the cheapest
9.2 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Windermere (12 Km / 7 mi.)
Newby Bridge (15 Km / 10 mi.)
Ambleside (18 Km / 11 mi.)
Carnforth (23 Km / 15 mi.)
Grasmere (23 Km / 14 mi.)
Shap (23 Km / 14 mi.)
Elterwater (22 Km / 14 mi.)

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