The pre-Christmas period certainly doesn’t appeal to everyone. With lots of planning and preparation to think about, it can become a hectic time of year. We want you to enjoy the run up to Christmas at Wainwright’s Yard. With our collection of shops, cafes, and a classy cocktail bar we are certain we can make it a time to celebrate, not stress-out about!

Wainwright’s Yard has everything you need to prepare for the Christmas season, alongside some relaxing spots to rest your legs. With an extensive range of retailers, we are the ideal leisure destination to shop, drink and eat to your heart’s content.

Shopping in Wainwright’s Yard

Tick off your Christmas shopping list in one of Wainwright Yard’s fantastic retailers. Armstrong Ward, La Maison, Maya Maya and Crew Clothing have something on offer for everyone. From clothing and toys to furniture and delicate trinkets, find the perfect gift for each of your loved ones…all within a stone’s throw of each other!

Enjoy the run up to Christmas at Wainwright's Yard

Eating in Wainwright’s Yard

Booths is a local favourite which prides itself on selling the best food and drink available. Grab all the ingredients you need for the perfect festive meal, with inspiration from their Great Northern Christmas Book available now.

Enjoy the run up to Christmas at Wainwright's Yard

Tired of turkey talk? Pizza Express is a great way to feed the whole family. Enjoy a three course Christmas meal with a glass of fizz for £20.95. An Italian twist on the traditional Christmas menu.

Enjoy the run up to Christmas at Wainwright's Yard

Drinking in Wainwright’s Yard

Enjoy the run up to Christmas at Wainwright's Yard

Pop in to Slate Bar for a couple of cocktails before the night draws to a close. Serving coffee by day and cocktails by night, Slate Bar has something for all tastes. If you’re a gin lover, Slate boasts an extensive range of craft gins from around the world. They also host gin tasting evenings, follow them on Facebook to stay in the loop.