Lake District National Park Shopping Tips by margaretvn Top 5 Page for this destination
Lake District National Park Shopping: 14 reviews and 11 photos
A lovely little shop with a very good choice of gifts and Grasmere aromatics - plenty of gifts to choose from here. I bought some lovely handmade soaps, not too expensive and snelling so nice. I am a great collecter of handmade soaps.
Address: Parrock Green, Grasmere
Directions: in the village.
Phone: 015394 35820
This is actually a collection of shops - 12 outlets, a restaurant and heritage centre in one building with plenty of parking. I got some great bargains in shoes there.
There is also a good place to drink coffee or have a meal - the prices are reasonable and with good weather you can sit out of doors. The centre of Kendal is also worth visiting and the riverside walk is lovely (it is signposted).
What to buy: outdoor wear, shoes
What to pay: prices vary
Address: Lound road Kendal Cumbria
Directions: At junction 36 on the M6 motorway, follow signs for Kendal and then Kendal village.
Phone: 01539 732363
There are lots of good shops with a variety of prices where you can get outdoor clothing for hill walking or mountaineering.
What to buy: It really is a good place to buy any outdoor clothing you want ...... and you get to try it out striaght away as you are right in the middle of good walking country.
What to pay: depends on what you buy but there are bargains to get.
Directions: the whole centre is full of good shops.
Theme: Men's Clothes
This little shop was built in 1660. it was the village school and now it is the ONLY place to buy the genuine "Sarah Nelson's Original Celebrated Grasmere Gingerbread". This delicious gingerbread has been baked (from a secret recipe) daily since 1854.
What to buy: Gingerbread of course but there is also Cumberland Rum Butter and other local produce.
open mon-sat 9.15 -5.30, sun 12.30-5.30
they will deliver worldwide
What to pay: about 3 pounds 50 for the gingerbread.
Directions: next to St Oswald's church
Phone: 015394 35428
Theme: Food and Drink
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