Elephant Yard is one of Kendal’s fantastic shopping centres, hosting a fantastic range of national and local shops. They’ve put together their favourite tips to having a great Christmas without blowing the budget. Find out more here.


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1. Simple Secret Santa

Secret Santa is a great way to keep costs down, whilst adding a sprinkling of extra magic to your gift giving!

2. Discover Local Entertainment

Elephant Yard are sponsoring the Kendal Christmas Lights Switch On once again this year, which is promising to be bigger and better than ever before! An opportunity to meet Santa and his reindeer, indulge in tasty treats and of course see those twinkling lights illuminate! Save the date – Sunday the 19th of November is the big day!

Local events, like this, are a great way to spend the day without breaking the bank!

3. Bring And Share Lunch

Take the pressure of one or two members of the family, with the new trend taking storm this year! All agree to bring a few items each to keep the costs down and the sharing up.



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4. Plan Ahead

Elephant Yard advice that planning ahead allows you to make use of great offers and deals available in local stores. There’s still plenty of time!

5. Raid Those Reductions

A lot of people tend to think that in the run up to Christmas prices must only rise and there are no sales to be seen. But it not true!

There’s plenty of great offers to be had across The Elephant Yard over the next few months and of course the rest of our lovely town. Keep up today with them on social and in stores to make sure you can bag the bargains.

6. Buy Whole Family Gifts

A final tip from the team over at Elephant Yard, instead of buying individual gifts, consider finding a gift for the whole family. This can be a cost effective solution that cuts down on shopping and brings extra fun on the day!

So there are Elephant Yard’s top 6 thrifty tips to help you have a magical Christmas without breaking the bank. For inspiration and offers – pop into The Yard!


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