3 Best Places to Shop in Cartmel, The Lake District

Cartmel Cheeses

A huge range of delicious cheeses, mostly British, can be purchased in this welcoming, pungent little shop. Free tastings are often available, and you can also find their stall at the Saturday market in Keswick.

Cartmel Village Shop

This fabulous delicatessen, famous for its award-winning sticky toffee pudding, is also a great place to purchase picnic provisions.

Yew Tree Barn

This 19th-century traditional Westmorland barn is home to Wilson Reclamation Services, which sells architectural salvage and antiques; artisans' studios and a gallery; and Harry's Cafe Bar. It's a fascinating place to watch the craftspeople at work, including an artisan blacksmith and a furniture maker. Products on sale include antiques and handmade products, vintage clothing, and homewares.

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