Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry
Abbot Hall Art Gallery
Kendal's fine art gallery houses one of the northwest's best collections of 18th- and 19th-century art. It's especially strong on...
Brewery Arts Centre
Lively arts complex with a gallery, a cafe, a theatre and a brace of cinemas.
Flavoursome fusion food is the mainstay at this town-centre bistro: think pork loin with dates, chilli-spiced tiger prawns, or confit...
Lonely Planet review
Directly opposite Abbot Hall, this museum recreates various scenes from Lakeland life during the 18th and 19th centuries, including a farmhouse parlour, a Lakeland kitchen, an apothecary and the study of Arthur Ransome, author of Swallows and Amazons .