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Seeking local designers and makers

LOCAL designers and makers are being invited to showcase their talents by two professionals with over 40 years of retailing experience. Jacqueline and Andrew Ward of Armstrong Ward in Kendal have played a mentoring role helping dozens of local makers

Armstrong Ward in Wainwright's Yard

Armstrong Ward in Wainwright’s Yard: The Story Behind Our Windows

With restrictions making it harder to browse instore like we used to, it’s worth taking a closer look at shop windows. They can inspire us, tell us something of the store’s ethos and definitely provide a sneak preview of what’s

Crew Clothing is open in Wainwright’s Yard

With a wave of relief, Crew Clothing has re-opened in Wainwright’s Yard and it comes with a big thank you from the store to everyone who is helping to turn the tide that is Coronavirus. Bringing a dose of much-needed

Which shops are open in Wainwright's Yard?

Which shops are open in Wainwright’s Yard?

More stores are reopening in Kendal’s Wainwright’s Yard as government restrictions, in place to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic, are gradually eased. Joining essential grocery store Booths, who have continued to trade during the lockdown, are two other family-run businesses: Lakeland

Booths Kendal Lunchtime Services

Booths Kendal lunchtime services are just launching. You can now pre-order your lunchtime feast from a selection of hot and cold items, snacks and drinks. How does it work? Call the store on 01539 742370 to place your order before

Crew Clothing: World Ocean Day Style

With more sustainable alternative than ever before, Crew Clothing is working hard to be kinder for the British coast and beyond. Take a look at some of the pieces in their recycled edit… Update your shirt collection with Crew Clothing’s

Shopping in Kendal with Wainwright’s Yard

Shopping in Kendal

Wainwright’s Yard is the ideal destination for shopping in Kendal. Look out for high street brands – Pizza Express, Crew Clothing, and Booths supermarket, as well as locally loved independents – Armstrong Ward, Slate, Lakeland Kitchens.

Shop with us for the home, for fashion, for gifts, and for children’s toys and clothing, and don’t forget to schedule a break in our restaurants, cafes and bar.

How to find us

Discover our shops

You'll find our fantastic mix of high street and independent shops and eateries between Booths and Stricklandgate in Kendal. Our high street entrance is nearly opposite the war memorial in Market Square.

Our shops, restaurant, cafés and bar list their opening hours on their pages so that you can easily plan your visit.