Booking window from the Kings Arms Hotel

Booking window from the Kings Arms Hotel

Booking window from the Kings Arms Hotel This beautiful coloured glass is from the original booking window at the Kings Arms Hotel in Kendal. Passengers bought tickets here for coaches running to all parts of the country. The window was removed from the hotel when it...
Eurasian Jay (Garrulus Glandarius)

Eurasian Jay (Garrulus Glandarius)

Eurasian Jay (Garrulus Glandarius) The Eurasian Jay can be found across most of the UK in your local woodlands and parks. The jay is the most colourful member of the crow family they are pinkish-grey with black and bright blue patches on their wings, they have a white...
African Golden Oriole (Oriolus Auratus)

African Golden Oriole (Oriolus Auratus)

African Golden Oriole (Oriolus Auratus) They live in Sub-Saharan Africa The male is a striking bird with black and yellow plumage, the female is a more understated green colour. They live in Sub-Saharan Africa, feeding on insects and fruit. African Golden Orioles...
Entomology Collections at Kendal Museum

Entomology Collections at Kendal Museum

Entomology Collections at Kendal Museum Entomology is the scientific study of insects; over one million species of insects have been identified in the world and experts believe there are many more species yet to be discovered. Next time you visit Kendal Museum look...
John Gough’s Weather Book

John Gough’s Weather Book

John Gough’s Weather Book His name is preserved in the Gough-Joule effect, John Gough was a remarkable man born in 1757 to a Quaker family in Kendal. At the age of 3 years old he lost his sight due to small pox. He overcame his disability by learning to use his...