Cumbria’s Living Heritage have a number of attractions ideal for a day out in the Kendal area, including historic houses, a museum, gardens and an art gallery. See below for inspiration:
Find out stories of the homes, industries and people of this beautiful part of the world.
Open Mon – Sat 10.30am – 5pm (4pm Nov – Feb) Open Sun’s Jul & Aug, 12 – 4pm
Address: Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 5AL
Open Mon – Sat 10.30am – 5pm (4pm Nov – Feb).Open Sun’s Jul & Aug, 12 – 4pm
Levens Hall is an atmospheric, welcoming and fascinating Elizabethan mansion, home to the Bagot family.
22 Apr – 4 Oct, Sun – Thur (closed Fri & Sat).House: 12 noon – 4pm. Gardens, Tea Room, Gift Shop & Plant Centre: 10am – 5pm. Situated 5 miles south of Kendal.
Beautiful medieval house, with rich gardens and estate. Dogs welcome on estate footpaths.
House: until late Oct Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Sun 12-4pm. Gardens, Cafe & Shop: until late Oct daily 10am – 5pm. Nov & Dec daily 10am- 4pm.
One of the best examples of the Arts and Crafts movement in the world.
Open Daily 12 Jan – 31 Dec 10.30am – 4pm (closing 5pm Mar – Oct) Closed 25 & 26 Dec. Address: Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 3JT