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Father’s Day with Pizza Express

It’s a big day for Dad this weekend, with the football and Father’s Day landing on the very same Sunday. Add his favourite pizza and lunch with his loved ones at Milano, and you may be looking at his greatest

Fashion & fizz at Armstrong Ward

Step into the fashion world with Armstrong Ward’s exclusive event, “Fashion and Fizz Evening,” this Thursday, May 2nd, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Join us to explore style and sophistication in the heart of Kendal. Kendal is a treasure

Your marble table awaits: PizzaExpress Kendal

Following a recent remodel, PizzaExpress is ready to serve pizza with pizzazz for returning and new customers. Remodelled as part of the brand’s nationwide refurbishment programme, customers of our Wainwright’s Yard PizzaExpress will be greeted with an illustration of PizzaExpress

Wainwright’s Yard transformations

In the last six to eight months, the team at Wainwright’s Yard’s landlords, Eric Wright Group, have been doing a lot of building work behind the scenes. Not so behind the scenes are the repairs on the piazza, which have

Easter treats from Wainwright’s Yard

The Easter Bunny has already visited Wainwright’s Yard this year and has delivered lots of goodies to help you prepare for your Easter celebrations. He’s stocked the shelves in Booths and even posed for a picture here and there. And

Spring into Wainwright’s Yard

At long last, Spring is budding in the Lake District. A warmer breeze, the eager yellow of daffodils, and the return of outdoor seating at the Pizza Express in the picturesque corner of Wainwrights Yard. Can you imagine it now?

Bear with us whilst we improve the look and feel of the Yard.

Please bear with us whilst we improve the look and feel of Wainwright’s Yard in Kendal. One job that’s nearly finished is carrying out repairs to the roofs of some of the shops in the Yard. Weather permitting, the scaffolding

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, and Booths supermarket, as well as locally loved independents – Armstrong Ward, Another Weigh, and Lakeland Kitchens.

Finding us. Look for Wainwright’s Yard off the beaten track, namely Kendal’s main high street –Stricklandgate. The entrance is opposite the Market Place War Memorial, a bronze statue of a helmeted WW1 soldier. You can also arrive at the Booths supermarket entrance. In the yard, you will find brilliant places to shop, eat and drink; all in one place, and on two levels.

Getting here. Kendal has good train and bus links. The train station is about a 10-15 minute walk and the bus station is about 5-10 minute walk. You can also drive to Wainwright’s Yard and leave your car in the car park.

Car park. There is a pay and display car park, with disabled spaces, for over 140 cars on two levels. If you spend £5 in Booths, and keep the voucher part of your ticket, the first hour of your stay is refunded. EV charge points are available in the covered lower-ground car park.

Seating. There are four individual, back-to-back seats, which are also a popular spot for a take-away picnic from Booths.

Toilets. There are free toilets in Booths, next to the café, on the ground floor, and in Pizza Express for customers. There are also baby changing facilities in Booths.

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.