Windermere shops include a great mix of antique shops, independent book shops and acclaimed Lake District local produce food stores. The famous Booths supermarkets with their focus on Fair Trade and locally sourced food and drink have a store in Windermere and the town centre features award winning independent butchers and fine wine and whisky merchants.
Windermere has a great selection of antique shops, antiquarian bookshops and designer clothing and accessories shops. Independent shops often have a long history in the town and a long-standing reputation for quality and craft.
Windermere antique shops sell unique silver antique gifts and antique jewellery pieces and the town contains a superb selection of second hand and antiquarian booksellers like the long-standing Fireside Book Shop.
Famous creative kitchenware and gifts brand Lakeland have a large store in Windermere centre right next to the bus and railway station with adjacent free parking and free WiFi. Windermere shops are particularly good for fine housewares, stylish fashion accessories and chic designer fashion brands not normally found on the high street.