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Easter in Wainwright’s Yard

This time of the year seems to hold the most promise of good things to come: from days that are lengthening and weather that is brightening to lambs and spring flowers that are bursting forth. The Easter break is a

Bunny shaped Easter crumpets

If any food is the edible embodiment of a hug it has to be the crumpet. It is capable of transforming an afternoon into a cosy teatime affair, a mid-morning work break into a moment to savour and a weekend

Shop to let Kendal

Could Wainwright’s Yard be the new home for your business?

Imagine floor to ceiling windows dressed beautifully with seasonal goodies in the heart of Kendal. With a newly vacant unit to let, we could be home to your business. Wainwright’s Yard is filled with a great mix of shops and

Blooming lovely and hassle-free artificial plants

You only have to glance at Pinterest to know that adding greenery indoors is a big trend. If you want the look but you’re not so green-fingered, faux is the way to go. The artificial plants taking over the high

Booth in Wainwright's Yard

An Easter bake off with Booths

We love the idea of strawberries and cream whipped up into a cheesecake to serve on Mother’s Day or at Easter. Sometimes the best gifts are lovingly home-cooked. So, if you’ve got a spare 30 minutes and have 8 people

Lakeland Kitchens Kendal

A secret, but not for long

Regular visitors to Wainwright’s Yard, particularly those who call in at Armstrong Ward or Booths Artisan Café, may have noticed work going on in the neighbouring space. Over the last few months the team at Lakeland Kitchens have been moving

kendal deli

Have you peered round the big doors of Pomegranate and Sage yet?

The contemporary Kendal deli, which serves up fantastic salads, soups, sandwiches, and cakes from around the world opened just over a year ago. It’s in the heart of Wainwright’s Yard. There’s a really relaxed vibe and owner Tony’s ethos is

crew clothing kendal

Crew Clothing: spring offers and sharing their love of the ocean

The team at Crew Clothing in Wainwright’s Yard, Kendal, are paddle boarding against plastic. The clothing shop is known for its timeless men’s and womenswear, inspired by the British Coast. Crew have joined up with Lizzie Outside, an environmental activist,

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, La Maison, Lakeland Kitchens, Maya Maya.

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.