Must-see shopping in The Lake District

  • Low Sizergh Barn

    The Lake District

    A prodigious selection of Lakeland goodies are available at this farm shop, just outside Kendal on the A590. There's also a farm trail and woodland walk…

  • George Fisher


    Quite possibly the most famous outdoors shop in the Lake District, founded in 1967 and still the place where discerning hikers go to buy their gear (even…

  • Sarah Nelson's Gingerbread Shop

    The Lake District

    In business since 1854, this famous sweet shop next to the village church makes Grasmere's essential souvenir: traditional gingerbread with a half…

  • The Mountain Factor

    The Lake District

    High-end outdoor gear (including premium brands like Paramo, Icebreaker, Fjällraven and SmartWool) with very knowledgeable staff.

  • Sam Read Bookseller

    The Lake District

    A bookworm's delight, with a super selection of Lakeland-themed books, as well as scores of fiction and non-fiction titles.

  • Gaynor Sports

    The Lake District

    Compston Rd has enough equipment shops to launch an assault on Everest. The largest shop in town is Gaynor Sports, just round the corner on Market Cross,…

  • Barn Door Shop

    The Lake District

    Sells camping supplies, hiking gear, maps and other outdoor gear.

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