Fine independent shops, specialist food outlets, local produce and crafts are all plentiful around Penrith's market town centre. Family run shops are brimming with charm and character and include everything from great gift shops and bookshops to specialist angling shops and acclaimed delicatessen.
Penrith markets selling local Lakeland produce take place weekly and the town also hosts a monthly local produce farmers' market. Discover a choice of fine art and craft centres around Penrith like the Alpaca centre for unique Alpaca wool clothing and home interiors and The Rheged Centre for a range of Lakeland crafts, local produce and outdoor clothing. The Upfront Gallery near Penrith has an on-site gift shop which sells a fantastic selection of puppets!
Independent shops in Penrith town centre offer a superb range of fine local produce, specialist foods and handmade crafts and gifts. Boasting beautiful Georgian and Victorian shop fronts, famous shops in the centre include specialist food outlet James & John Graham of Penrith on Market Square have a long history in the town. Long-standing family run independent shops include fine delicatessen shops, art galleries and stylish boutiques. Browse specialist angling shops, fine gift shops and art galleries with chic cafes all situated around Penrith town centre.