River Kent walk

Address: Riverside walk, Kendal, LA9 4BH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1539 735891

- Free


Escape the crowds with a riverside stroll.

The banks of the River Kent in Kendal are a quiet, calming spot to escape the crowds, take a fresh-air-filled stroll and recharge the batteries.

For families, it's a place for little uns to run about and head for the nearby adventure playground next to a small iron bridge over the river.

For history fans, follow the trail of green-and-white signs, made by the Kendal Civic Society, for snippits of local history as you explore.

Value for money

Expert tips

The river cuts through the middle of town but it's mainly locals who know about the walking path.

Summer evenigs are the perfect time for a waterside stroll. Then head for a pint of local ale.

Recommended for

  • Couples
  • Families with younger children
  • Escaping the crowds
  • Chilling out