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Kendal Mountain Festival

Every November, the famous Kendal Mountain Festival is visited by thousands of walkers, climbers, mountaineers and outdoor enthusiasts. KMF adopts a new theme annually, and this year’s is ‘connection’, particularly the natural connections that surround us. With talks and presentations from a

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,

Kendal Walks – lanes, ginnels and a tea stop

Our latest #SecretKendal post comes from Sinéad Kay, a teacher and mum of 4 who has lived in Kendal for 10 years. Read on for details of one of her favourite Kendal walks, which is full of lanes, ginnels and a

Kendal shopping – a Dewhurst family guide

“We are regular visitors who do a spot of Kendal shopping every Saturday morning. Everyone piles into the car and then splits off in different directions to their favourite bits of town. One son volunteers at the Kendal People’s Café. A

Shop and eat in Kendal

Continuing our series of posts sharing some of Kendal’s best-kept secrets, we chatted to our next door neighbour from Elephant Yard, Debbie. Read on for her recommendations on places to shop and eat in Kendal! “As the Shopping Centre Manager,

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.