Winter Market

Winter Food and Craft Market comes to Kendal this November

Posted on 29th October 2020

We are excited to announce a brand new Winter Food & Craft Market will be taking place on the County Showground on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 November 2020. Created by the organisers of our famous Westmorland County Show, the market is set to be a fantastic festive event with: Artisan Food and Drink Gift Shopping […]

Wild Abandon

Spotlight on… Wild Abandon

Posted on 26th October 2020

Wild Abandon is a friendly shop situated here in Kendal, with a big heart! An ethical store, their mission is simple: to bring happiness to all of their customers and also to their suppliers and manufacturers who have the right to fair conditions and a fair wage. When sourcing goods, if they don’t make the heart […]

Flagship Herdy Store

Spotlight on… Herdy

Posted on 21st October 2020

Herdy is a cute and lovable character from the English Lake District who spreads smiles, happiness and fun. Herdy create beautiful lifestyle products and fun gifts for all of the family. We proudly host the Herdy brand’s flagship store here in Kendal and the store has become a firm favourite with locals and visitors looking for gifts […]

Little bRogues

Spotlight on… Little bRogues

Posted on 20th October 2020

Little bRogues is a family run kids shoe shop caring for your kids feet with a range of fun and comfy footwear brands from around the world. You’ll find Little bRogues on Library Road, next to Marks and Spencer and nestled close to our beautiful tranquil park – Nobles Rest. Created in 2017 by Simon […]


Spotlight on… Iluvmemost

Posted on 19th October 2020

In our new series of blog posts highlighting the fantastic range of shops in our bustling town; this week we are shining the spotlight on womenswear boutique – Iluvmemost. Based on Finkle Street, the cheerful window displays are guaranteed to brighten up rainy autumn days. Iluvmemost specialises in lagenlook fashion, which in German means, ‘layering […]


A Family Affair opens specialist menswear boutique

Posted on 22nd September 2020

We’re delighted to welcome a new boutique to Finkle Street here in the heart of Kendal. Popular bridal store A Family Affair has expanded its offering with their new menswear boutique – Chapman’s. Here you will find a stylish wedding range for the groom and his party including suit hire ranges from Cameron Ross and Peter […]

Monster Safari

Join us for a monstrously super family day out this summer

Posted on 5th July 2020

Kendal BID is providing a family fun ‘Safari’, a story-trail, to help spread joy, support the NHS and give families a safe reason to return into Kendal. Launching on 11 July 2020 families and households in Kendal and the surrounding area will be invited to search the streets for 10 cute and colourful MonsterHeroes. Using […]

Kendal Shopping

Kendal’s shopping scene set to re-open

Posted on 11th June 2020

Following the latest Government guidance we are delighted that many businesses across our town will re-open on 15 June. Shops are being asked to carefully follow guidance to ensure staff and visitors safety remains the priority. We look forward to welcoming you to the centre of town to support our local businesses and enjoy some […]


Wainwright’s Yard open for business online

Posted on 30th April 2020

Whilst we can’t wait to welcome everybody back to our town centre, like many of our local stores, the businesses within Wainwright’s Yard have adapted and are open for business online. Looking for gifts? Armstrong Ward is running a weekly personal shopping service by phone on Mondays, usually between 10am and 1pm (01539 720400), perfect […]


Shopappy helps local businesses to stay open safely

Posted on 8th April 2020

Did you know you can use Shopappy to order your shopping from local businesses without contact, during these difficult times. Simply visit and order items from as many shops as you wish, pay once and Lakeside Taxis will deliver your items without contact to keep everyone safe. Delivery is available for a 6 mile […]

Love Local Image

Kendal Joins National Initiative to Love Local on 14th February

Posted on 26th January 2020

Kendal BID in collaboration with is encouraging people to support their local businesses on the 14th of February for ‘Love Local Day’ – Love Local Day is one of the first events for a national campaign declaring 2020 The Year to Support Local. Love Local Day will be centred on sharing the love of […]


Free Sunday parking in run up to Christmas

Posted on 5th November 2019

South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) is offering free car parking on its pay and display car parks and the Westmorland Shopping Centre Car Park on Sundays in December in the run up to Christmas. The free Sunday parking offer will apply on the following dates:  Sunday, 1 December 2019  Sunday, 8 December 2019 Sunday, 15 […]