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Using SAT NAV

If using Google Maps or Sat Nav to find us, please enter LA9 6FS as the destination postcode - this should bring you direct to our front door. You will find our covered car park a further 30 yards down the road on the left, the barrier will lift automatically upon approach.

(Coordinates: 54°19'49.7"N 2°44'29.9"W)

For those of you who prefer the tradional method of following written instructions, here they are...

From the Motorway:

Leave the M6 at Junction 36

Follow the dual carriageway signposted for Kendal and take the first exit for Kendal Town Centre. Join the one-way system along Highgate. Turn right into Lowther Street and continue on the one-way system.

After passing the bus station on your left, turn right at the traffic lights into Sandes Avenue.Go over the bridge and past the Peugeot Garage, then get into the right hand lane to turn right at the mini roundabout.

Keep going right past the County Hotel into Wildman Street. Just before the bridge, turn right at the zebra crossing into Beezon Road and the Hotel is on your left.

From Windermere:

Follow Windermere Road into Kendal past the County Offices.At the traffic lights turn left into the one-way system along Sandes Avenue and past the Peugeot Garage on your left, then get into the right hand lane to turn right at the mini roundabout.

Keep going right past the County Hotel into Wildman Street. Just before the Bridge, turn right at the zebra crossing into Beezon Road and the Riverside Hotel is on your left.


We have parking for 40 cars. 

Things to do in the area

  • Kendal Climbing Wall
  • Brewery Arts Centre
  • Golf Courses
  • The World of Beatrix Potter
  • Go Ape at Grizedale
  • Lakes Aquarium
  • Lakeland Motor Museum
  • South Lakes Wild Animal Park
  • Fell Foot Park
  • Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway
  • Cruise on Lake Windermere
  • Kendal Climbing Wall

    The Lakeland Climbing Centre offers superb indoor and outdoor rock climbing. There is even a beginners area for those who have never tried it before.

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  • Brewery Arts Centre

    In addition to a cinema, the Brewery Arts Centre presents a year round programme of events, performances and exhibitions in all art forms.

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  • Golf Courses

    You are spoilt for choice when it comes to local golf courses. In Kendal alone you will find Kendal Golf Course which is an elevated course, plus and Carus Green Golf Course with its recently remodelled greens. Slightly further afield you will find Windermere and Kirkby Londsdale Golf Courses, or some something a little more relaxed there is a beautiful little 9 hole course at Crook.
  • The World of Beatrix Potter

    The World of Beatrix Potter is a magical attraction for all the family. Inside all 23 Peter Rabbit tales are brought to life with sights, sounds and even smells. Outdoors you can explore the delightful new Peter Rabbit Garden.

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  • Go Ape at Grizedale

    Your chance to be Tarzan for the day - The Go Ape experience at Grizedale Forest gets you outdoors in the fresh air and above all is just great fun.

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  • Lakes Aquarium

    See things that swim, things that fly and things that bite! Lakes Aquarium at Newby Bridge allows you to visit the lakes of the world, along with those a little closer to home- making it a captivating centrepiece to the Lake District.

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  • Lakeland Motor Museum

    The Lakeland Motor Museum - a diverse and unique collection of some 30,000 exhibits, carefully assembled over a period of almost 50 years, has been painstakingly displayed afresh, alongside many non motoring additions, in fully DDA compliant, state-of-the-art premises, with a beautiful riverside setting.

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  • South Lakes Wild Animal Park

    South Lakes Wild Animal Park - prepare to be truly amazed with penguins, lions, tigers, giraffes, rhinos, hippos, kangaroos, lemurs, monkeys and much much more - you will not experience anything like this anywhere else in the UK!

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  • Fell Foot Park

    Situated at the very southern tip of Lake Windermere, very close to our Newby Bridge hotel, Fell Foot Park is a great, family friendly location to play, explore and relax. Sweeping lawns offer plenty of space for games, picnics and gentle walks, while easy lake access makes the park perfect for paddling, swimming, boating and kayaking.

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  • Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway

    An historic steam railway experience. You can also take a walk around our large engine shed, where they keep and maintain their collection of steam and diesel locomotives.

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  • Cruise on Lake Windermere

    Enjoy a cruise on Lake Windermere, which can also be combined with the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway for a real action packed day out.

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Call 01539 734861 or email stay@riversidekendal.co.uk