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Windermere Shopping

Shopping in Windermere offers a memorable experience with a fabulous selection of small independent shops and stylish boutiques alongside the familiar big name stores. The town centre is compact and easily walkable with cobbled streets and small picturesque passageways to explore.

Hotels near the center of Windermere
Denehurst Guest House4 starfrom £75.00
Fir Trees4 starfrom £68.00
Rosemount4 starfrom £44.00
Rum Doodle Windermere4 starfrom £85.00
Kirkwood Guest House4 starfrom £40.00

Queen's Square

The best shopping in Windermere can be found around Queen's Square and Lake Road , toward the Bowness end of town. The variety of shops offer everything from arts, locally made crafts and antiques to clothing, souvenirs and factory outlets. Foodies will be glad to know that there are several specialty shops offering a great sample of the local cuisine. Take home some of Lake District 's famous Kendal Mintcake, Cumberland Sausage, Cartmel Sticky Toffee Pudding, Hawkshead Relish, or Grasmere Gingerbread.

Also stop into Lakeland Limited's flagship store near the railway station for all of your creative cookware needs. There's even an in-store café. Another option for locally grown and produced foods are the countless markets throughout the county, which offer fresh meats, fish, dairy, pickles, preserves, baked goods, and puddings. Though there are none in Windermere proper, there are several throughout the Lake District . Check Made in Cumbria for exact dates and locations.