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Kendal shopping – a Dewhurst family guide

“We are regular visitors who do a spot of Kendal shopping every Saturday morning. Everyone piles into the car and then splits off in different directions to their favourite bits of town. One son volunteers at the Kendal People’s Café. A charity made up of lovely, lively, capable people who turn food that would otherwise go…

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Shop and eat in Kendal

Continuing our series of posts sharing some of Kendal’s best, and worst, kept secrets, we chatted to our next door neighbour from Elephant Yard: Debbie (pictured above with two of her Christmas elves!). Read on for her recommendations on places to shop and eat in Kendal! “As the Shopping Centre Manager, I obviously rate Elephant…

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Visiting Kendal for Lakes Alive?

Visiting Kendal for Lakes Alive this weekend (7-9 September 2018)? We’re thrilled to share some of the highlights that we’re looking forward to. And to offer ourselves up as a great base for parking and food and drink in between the weekend’s events and performances. Home Again – Michelle Wren and Love Art Workshops (Saturday and…

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Visiting Kendal? Discover its great secrets!

Parts of Kendal would remain undiscovered if it wasn’t for at least three people who are helping to share its secrets. They are café owners Sabina and James, of Yard 46, and Andrew Graham Stables, author of ‘Secret Kendal’. And now we’re sharing the hashtag and developing a series of blog posts to help those…

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Welcome to Kendal

Welcome to Kendal and to Wainwright’s Yard. #SecretKendal is our series of blogs designed to help you to find the best bits of Kendal. Amongst the numerous alleyways, historic buildings and independent shops that characterise Kendal, there are many surprises that often go unnoticed. Over the coming weeks we will be uncovering these secrets, helped…

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