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Enjoy A Day Out Shopping

Cumbria has a wide and interesting selection of shopping destinations, from high street stores in Carlisle, Kendal and Barrow to bespoke independent outlets in market towns like Ulverston and Cockermouth, Cumbria offers a vast variety of shopping options.

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Search and discover the exciting shopping opportunities on offer in the Lake District, Cumbria. Find something special, with great gift ideas and the very best in local food, crafts, gifts and artisan retailers.
 
 
Blacks - Ambleside

Blacks Outdoor Retail - Ambleside

Ambleside

We live and breathe the outdoors, from simple walks and technical hikes, to arduous expeditions and intrepid exploration.

Low Sizergh Barn Farm Shop

Low Sizergh Barn

Kendal

We’ve had a great year with Top Farm Shop accolades from the Times and Telegraph. Step through our farm shop doors and explore shelves full of local specialities and seasonal foods direct from farmers, growers, makers and producers.

Beatrix Potter Gallery

Beatrix Potter Gallery

Hawkshead

This unique gallery space occupies the charming 17th century building which once served as the office of Beatrix Potter's solicitor husband, in the centre of Hawkshead village.

The Rheged Centre

The Rheged Centre

Penrith

Rheged has the largest 3D cinema around, an art gallery with changing art, craft and photography exhibitions, 3 cafes and 9 individual shops.

Stainton Wines

Stainton Wines

Kendal

Beginning in 1984, thirty long years ago, our overriding quest has been to source, import and sell the most characterful and interesting wines at every price point.

The Lakes Distillery

The Lakes Distillery

Cockermouth

Get a glimpse behind the scenes of a working distillery and discover how the Lakes whisky, gin and vodka are produced.

Wordsworth House

Wordsworth House and Garden

Cockermouth

Step back in time to the 1770s and experience William and Dorothy Wordsworth’s childhood home.

Blacks - Keswick

Blacks Outdoor Retail - Keswick

Keswick

We live and breathe the outdoors, from simple walks and technical hikes, to arduous expeditions and intrepid exploration.

Pencil Museum

The Pencil Museum

Keswick

Located in Keswick, the home of the first pencil, visitors enter this museum through a replica graphite mine which would have served as the source of the pencil industry over three centuries ago.

Holker Hall and Gardens

Holker Hall and Gardens

Grange-over-Sands

Victorian stately home, set in 25 acres of stunning gardens and ancient deer park. Holker has its own cafe, brasserie, gift shop and food hall, and hosts an annual programme of special events.

Levens Hall & Gardens

Levens Hall & Gardens

Kendal

Levens Hall is an Elizabethan mansion built around a 13thC Pele tower. The much loved home of the Bagot family, visitors often comment on the warm and friendly atmosphere.

Walby Farm Park

Walby Farm Park

Carlisle

Award-winning farm visitor attraction with large indoor play area for all the family. Outdoor play area, Cafe and Shop.

Mine Tours, at Honister Slate Mine

Honister Slate Mine

Keswick

Guided Mine Tours of England’s oldest working slate mine wend their way through the 900 year old mine deep in the heart of the former volcano, Fleetwith Pike.

Hawkshead Relish Company

Hawkshead Relish Company

Hawkshead

With over 100 handmade Relishes, Pickles and Preserves and over 50 Great Taste Awards this is the perfect place for gifts and treats, a passion for local ingredients and traditionally handmade they are gluten, nut and preservative free.

Dove Cottage

Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum

Grasmere

This traditional Lakeland cottage was the home of the poet William Wordsworth.

Hill Top

Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House

Sawrey

Hill Top is a time capsule of Beatrix Potter's life. Full of her favourite things, the house appears as if Beatrix had just stepped out for a walk. Every room contains a reference to a picture in a 'Tale'.

Shed 1 Distillery

Shed 1 Distillery

Ulverston

Based, in a shed, in the lovely market town of Ulverston, we're producing small batch, big flavour gins. Smooth enough to be sipped, bold enough to be mixed.

Grasmere Gingerbread

Grasmere Gingerbread ®

Grasmere

This fascinating little shop was built in 1630 as the village school, and is where Wordsworth occasionally taught. In 1854 it became the home of Sarah Nelson's world famous original celebrated Grasmere gingerbread.

Greenlands Farm Village

Greenlands Farm Village

Kendal

Located next to an artisan village, the Open Farm is a real hands-on experience, loved by both children and adults (and don't worry if it is raining there's lots undercover)

The Cocoa Bean Company & Chocolate World

The Cocoa Bean Company & Chocolate World

Hawkshead

A unique and interactive experience for children that is truly unforgettable.

The 1657 Chocolate House

The 1657 Chocolate House

Kendal

The 1657 Chocolate House is a replica of the one in Bishopgate, London.

Eyelusions Exhibition

Puzzling Place

Keswick

A unique optical illusion exhibition. Witness balls rolling uphill in the anti-gravity room, visibly grow and shrink in the Ames room and be amazed by our interactive optical illusion exhibits, artwork and sculptures.

Architectural Antiques

Yew Tree Barn

Cartmel

Where Art meets Architectural Antiques…Yew Tree Barn is a stunning old barn full of intriguing and diverse businesses. Browse through showrooms of antiques, garden displays of statuary, stone troughs and artefacts, visit artisans working.

Edge of the World

Edge of the World Ltd

Ambleside

Edge of the World offers a wide choice of relaxed fashionwear for both women and men.

SHOP LOCALLY

Explore some of the great independent local producers and retailers selling high-quality local produce, hand-made local goods and gift ideas.

Buy your loved one something special and different, that you don't find elsewhere. Its that variety that makes the Cumbrian shopping experience one that is so rewarding.

SHOPPING EVENTS

Antique & Collectors Fair

Antique & Collectors Fair

Grasmere

Fri 22 - Sun 24 Jun 2018

Antique and collectors fair, small but offering great selection of fine and vintage jewellery, antiques, collectables, decorative arts, vintage linens and china in centre of pretty Grasmere village; St Oswald's Church, Dove Cottage and mus

Antique & Collectors Fair

Antique & Collectors Fair

Ambleside

Fri 29 Jun - Sun 1 Jul 2018

Antique and collectors fair, small but offering great selection of vintage jewellery, antiques, collectables, decorative arts, vintage linens and china in centre of market town of Ambleside

Antique & Collectors Fair

Antique & Collectors Fair

Ullswater

Fri 13 - Sun 15 Jul 2018

Antique and collectors fair, fine and vintage jewellery, antiques, collectables, decorative arts, vintage linens and china in centre of pretty Pooley Bridge, cafes, shops and Ullswater Steamer all nearby.

Antique & Collectors Fair

Antique & Collectors Fair

Grasmere

Thu 2 - Sun 5 Aug 2018

Antique and collectors fair, small but offering great selection of fine and vintage jewellery, antiques, collectables, decorative arts, vintage linens and china in centre of pretty Grasmere village

Antique & Collectors Fair

Antique & Collectors Fair

Cockermouth

Sat 6 Oct 2018

Antique and collectors fair, small but offering a good selection of fine and vintage jewellery, antiques, collectables, decorative arts, vintage linens and china on Cockermouth's Main Street, close to Wordsworth's House.

 

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