Kendal is a marketplace town and civil parish within the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England. Historically in Westmorland, it's far located approximately 8 miles south-east of Windermere, 19 miles north of Lancaster, 23 miles north-east of Barrow-in-Furness and 38 miles north-west of Skipton. The town lies inside the valley or "dale" of the River Kent, from which it derives its name, and has a complete resident population of 28,586, making it the 1/3 largest agreement in Cumbria in the back of Carlisle and Barrow-in-Furness.
Kendal these days is understood largely as a centre for tourism, as the home of Kendal mint cake, and as a producer of pipe tobacco and tobacco snuff. Its buildings, commonly constructed with the neighborhood grey limestone, have earned it the nickname Auld Grey Town. Kendal is listed inside the Domesday Book as part of Yorkshire with the call Cherchebi. For many centuries it changed into known as Kirkbie Kendal, that means "village with a church within the valley of the River Kent". The earliest castle become a Norman motte and bailey when the settlement went underneath the name of Kirkbie Strickland.