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Gifts for Dads from Wainwright’s Yard in Kendal

Here are our pick of gifts to buy your dad on Father’s Day – Sunday 20 June 2021 From Booths, there’s practically everything from chocs to whisky and wines. But, one of our favourite ways to spoil a dad who

Planet-friendly ways to shop in Wainwright’s Yard

Our first stop is the not for profit zero waste shop Another Weigh, dedicated to reducing waste by improving shopping habits. Customers provide reusable containers and select what they want, reducing packaging and food waste. Another Weigh stocks 400 lines

Zero waste shop Kendal

Zero waste shop, Another Weigh, opens in Wainwright’s Yard, Kendal

The not for profit zero waste shop Another Weigh was officially opened in Wainwright’s Yard in Kendal by Lib Dem MP Tim Farron. The concept behind the business is that customers bring containers to fill with goods and pay for

Best Foot Forward in Aid of Unpaid Carers

We wanted to say thank you to a wonderful networking group, run by and for businesswomen in South Lakeland, who are fundraising for Carer Support South Lakes a Kendal charity based right here in Wainwright’s Yard. They Lakeland Businesswomen’s Network (LBN)

Grab a Great Read at Booths in Wainwright’s Yard, Kendal

Grocery store Booths is known for many things, including championing local producers. But did you know its store in Wainwright’s Yard Kendal includes a tiny bookstore full of Cumbrian based writers delving into all manner of topics, from fact to

retail space in Kendal

Retail Space in Kendal

Join a community of vibrant brands, from local to national in Wainwright’s Yard, Kendal. If you’re dreaming of setting up shop and looking for a great bricks-and-mortar location why not join a community of vibrant brands, from local to national

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, Lakeland Kitchens.

Finding us. Look for Wainwright’s Yard off the beaten track, namely Kendal’s main high street –Stricklandgate. The entrance is opposite the Market Place War Memorial, a bronze statue of a helmeted WW1 soldier. You can also arrive at the Booths supermarket entrance. In the yard, you will find brilliant places to shop, eat and drink; all in one place, and on two levels.

Getting here. Kendal has good train and bus links. The train station is about a 10-15 minute walk and the bus station is about 5-10 minute walk. You can also drive to Wainwright’s Yard and leave your car in the car park.

Car park. There is a pay and display car park, with disabled spaces, for over 140 cars on two levels. If you spend £5 in Booths, and keep the voucher part of your ticket, the first hour of your stay is refunded. Car electric charge points are available in the covered, lower ground car park.

Seating. There are four individual, back-to-back seats, which are also a popular spot for a take-away picnic from Booths.

Toilets. There are free toilets in Booths, next to the café, on the ground floor, and in Pizza Express for customers. There are also baby changing facilities in Booths.

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.