Part the appeal of Melmore Stables lies in the wide variety of local services that are close by. These include shops, supermarkets, restaurants and cafes, and essential services including doctors, dentists and a hospital. Many are within easy walking distance.
Here are just some of the services, and their distance from Melmore Stables…
The James Cochrane Practice – 0.3 miles
A fully equipped medical practice offering all the expected GP services. This is the nearer of two doctor's surgeries in the area.
Kendal Bus and Coach Station – 0.38 miles
The town centre bus station operates services throughout Cumbria and the Lake District. Many buses have disabled access.
Post Office – 0.39 miles
Kendal's main post office has all the expected facilities, plus a parcels office and a cash machine.
Marks & Spencer Store and Supermarket – 0.4 miles
A branch of the familiar M&S with food, clothing and much more. Parking available.
MacDonald's Restaurant – 0.4 miles
Tasty food served fast, in the MacDonald's tradition.
Westmorland Shopping Centre – 0.4 miles
This has over 30 retail shops and a market, all under cover and under one roof.
Sandes Avenue Dental Practice – 0.45 miles
This nearby dental surgery prides itself on the treatments offered.
Booth's Supermarket – 0.45 miles
The Kendal town centre branch of the North of England's 'local' supermarket incorporates The Artisan Restaurant and speciality food store.
Kendal Railway Station – 0.54 miles
Operated by FirstTransPennine Express, this unstaffed station links passengers to rail services to Windermere, and the West Coast main line, via Oxenholme Station.
Morrisons Supermarket – 1.5 miles
With everything from food basics to entertainment goods, this supermarket also has a café, petrol station, automatic car wash and a jet wash. Disabled parking and access are offered.
Asda Supermarket – 2.4 miles
This supermarket's wares range from food basics to clothing and more. There is a café, a petrol station, and disabled parking and access.
The Brewery Arts Centre – 0.73 miles
Known nationally as a centre for world-class theatre, music, art and events, this centre has much more to offer, including two cinema screens and 3D showings.
K-Village, The Lakes Outlet – 1.13 miles
The new £100 million redevelopment of the old K Shoes factory site has 19 retailers and rising, plus a range of cafes and restaurants.
Westmorland General Hospital – 2.8 miles
WGH is a 161-bed hospital with a Primary Care Assessment Unit (PCAS) and GP-led medical care.