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Five questions about Kendal and the Lake District – Quick Quiz

The picturesque town of Kendal is the gateway to the Lake District, which is the largest National Park in England & Wales and contains all of England’s mountains over 3,000 feet. But how much more do you know about this beautiful region? Try these teasers and let us know!

  1. How many lakes are there in the Lake District?
  2. Which Kendal resident wrote a number of famous walking guides to the area?
  3. William Wordsworth’s poem “I wandered lonely as a cloud” is also known by what name?
  4. Why did Kendal mint cake achieve greater recognition in 1953?
  5. What is the name of the place near Kendal that gave John Cunliffe the inspiration behind the fictional valley of Greendale in Postman Pat?

(Questions courtesy of Kendal Holiday Cottages)

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