Flagship Herdy Store

Welcome to Kendal

Flagship Herdy Store

Independent Boutiques

Welcome to Kendal

Independent Boutiques

Welcome to Kendal

High Street Shops

Kendal’s Shopping Centres and Yards

A perfect blend of classy retail and quirky local surprises, in beautiful surroundings …

Kendal’s pedestrian-friendly streets and intriguing yards and ginnels make for a relaxing, high quality shopping experience.  We think you’ll love the mix of contemporary high street brands and characterful, local independent retailers.


Blackhall Yard

Blackhall Yard

Discover a unique blend of Victorian heritage at Blackhall Yard. In this pedestrianised shopping street you'll find a range of independent artists and cafes.

Wainwright’s Yard

An award-winning, custom-designed shopping area in the heart of Kendal. Home to Pizza Express, Armstrong Ward, Booths, Lakeland Leather and Lakeland Kitchens.

Food & Drink Bakery

Library Road and Woolpack Yard

Library Road and Woolpack Yard are always bustling with locals and visitors enjoying independent boutiques, artisan food stores, beauty salons and cafes.

Here you'll find Gates Travel, Bagot Opticians, Tailor the Foxx - children's boutique, Stanley's Cafe, The Bakery at No. 4, Fellside Brides and our busy Marks and Spencer store amongst many others.

New Shambles

Wander off the market place to find this enchanting street and browse some local independent favourites including About Time Espresso, Begin with Nature amongst others.

Flagship Herdy Store

Stramongate & Wildman Street

Enjoy a stroll down Stramongate and you will find the flagship Herdy store, Jules B fashion, Kendal Sport, Ophelia Lighting and our excellent fishmonger.

Continue across the river via Stramongate Bridge to Wildman Street, for more quality independent shops.

You’ll also find Kendal Museum and the Quaker Tapestry Museum in this direction.

On Wednesdays and Saturdays, Stramongate is home to an excellent fruit and vegetable market stall.

Westmorland Shopping Centre

Westmorland Shopping Centre

Enjoy the vibrancy of a modern, indoor shopping environment at the Westmorland Shopping Centre with stores including Ryman, Toyland, Clarks, Waterstones alongside a popular indoor market.



In Kendal’s Cultural Quarter, as you wander past Abbot Hall and the beautiful Parish Church, look out for quirky antique shops, Kendal’s long-established art shop and a few other specialist, independent stores.

Brewery Arts Centre garden and Leyland clock


Wander along Highgate to find the Brewery Arts, independent art galleries, homeware and furniture stores, along with some great cafes to stop and refuel.

Market Place and Branthwaite Brow

Famous for our bustling market and home to fantastic cafes, jewellery shops, a butchers, a cobblers and the friendly Dog House. On Branthwaite Brow you'll find our the famous Chocolate Shop, Coolcrafting and Hogarth jewellers.

Farrer's of Kendal

Stricklandgate and Allhallows Lane

Weaving through the centre of town, Stricklandgate hosts stores and independent cafes before popping to Allhallows lane for a range of antique shops.

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