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Christmas Shopping in Wainwright's Yard

Christmas shopping in Wainwright’s Yard – one day, one place.

Last year we planned a really simple way to tackle the bulk of our Christmas shopping. We were as organised as Santa’s elves, but we only worked for a single day and in one location; Wainwright’s Yard in Kendal. It

Pizza Express Kendal Festive Menu

Pizza Express festive menu

Pizza Express is undoubtedly one of the most popular restaurants in Kendal. Their regular and piccolo menus provide something suitable and delicious for everyone – young and old. Every few months they make tasty new additions and that’s exactly what’s

Kendal lanes

Kendal town meanderings

My name is Ian wood and I am a professional commercial photographer in Kendal. I was born in Kendal but grew up on the outskirts, returning to live here in my late teens. Having lived and worked around the UK,

Dansk jewellery Maya Maya at Christmas

Maya Maya at Christmas

We called in on the girls at Maya Maya in Wainwright’s Yard to grab some Christmas fashion tips and to check out their autumn and winter collection. Surprisingly we found them knees-deep in Pretty Woman, Shrek and Peaky Blinders’ costumes

Jacqueline’s tips on Christmas decorations

When it comes to Christmas decorations, Armstrong Ward’s founder Jacqueline Ward has some great advice – from choosing a tree to themes for 2018. How do I pick the perfect tree for my home? For Jacqueline, it has to be

Lighting up Wainwright’s Yard this Christmas

Over 20,000 bright lights welcome you into Wainwright’s Yard this Christmas. It’s a brand new festive look and feel for the Kendal location. It’s not just about the fells this season – you’ll experience classic glittering gold and silver lights,

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 and 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.