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Holiday shopping in Kendal

With the holiday season well underway, it’s worth a visit to Wainwright’s Yard to pick up all your essentials – and some treats – for summer getaways. Start in Booths, and pick up some of their teabags for a taste

Alfresco dining Kendal

We’re home to little courtyards, cobbles and beautiful stone walls – so when the sun shines, there’s certainly an alfresco dining vibe in the Yard. Here are some of our top places to sit outside and grab a bite to

Kendal’s Yards: History and Drinks

Our latest #SecretKendal post comes from Ellie Taylor, a university student who is busy working in and exploring Kendal’s Yards over her summer break. Read on for Ellie’s observations – and recommendations for her favourite Yard-based businesses. “As a waitress in

Summer Dressing at Maya Maya

Are you spending too much time wondering what to wear on a typical British summer’s day? We sure are, so we called into Maya Maya in Wainwright’s Yard to chat to Owner, Amanda. Here’s some of her top tips to

Supermarket Kendal

Summer Recipes from Booths Supermarket in Kendal

Baking with the kids – try these fun unicorn cupcakes from Booths How are you planning to entertain the kids over the summer holidays? Wainwright’s Yard is home to family-run supermarket, Booths, who have plenty of fun cooking and baking

Armstrong Ward children's shop in Kendal

Armstrong Ward – much-loved children’s shop in Kendal

Walking into the children’s corner at Armstrong Ward in Wainwright’s Yard, Kendal is like entering a floor-to-ceiling treasure trove of beautifully made things for little people. Whether you’re a parent, grandparent or a big kid yourself, there’s so much to

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.