Markets

Last Updated: 6 September 2021

There are a variety of markets across the district offering a wide range of items. We manage the indoor and outdoor markets in Kendal, all other markets in South Lakeland are run independently.

Kendal markets

The outdoor market place is situated just off Stricklandgate by the war memorial and the indoor market is inside the Westmorland Shopping centre just off the market place. Both markets are within a few minutes walking distance of the towns multi storey car park and its bus station.

Visit Kendal: Markets provides more information about the different types of stalls.

Kendal market traders outlines information about how to apply to be a trader and the current tariffs.

You can contact us with any enquiries by email Kendalmarket@southlakeland.gov.uk or call 01539 793 559.

Kendal farmers market

Kendal farmers market is held on the last Friday of every month except December when the last market is Friday 17 December 2021.

For more details please contact Marian Graveson 07771 543 625.

Map showing the location of Kendal farmers market, the indoor market and SLDC owned/managed car parks in Kendal

Ulverston Markets

Facebook.com/ulverstonmarkets

Ulverston market hall

Map showing location of Ulverston market hall and SLDC owned/managed car parks

The market hall is operated by Ulverston Community Enterprises.

Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9am to 5pm. The Market Hall is closed on Bank Holidays.

There are 20 stalls (curtained units, not locked). To rent a stall call 01229 588 994 select option 4.

Units are let on an annual tenancy agreement. Tenants are permitted to sell own businesses by agreement with Council.

There is a service charge.

Refuse collection is available and there is an on site cafe serving hot and cold meals.

Ulverston street market

Map showing location of Ulverston street market and SLDC owned/managed car parks

The street market is operated by Ulverston Community Enterprises.

Open Thursday and Saturday.

There are 45 pitches (traders own dismountable stalls, various sizes).

Saturday rent: £1.16 per linear 0.305 metre (1 foot) of frontage (Winter 21 Oct to 31 March: £1).

Thursday rent: £1.39 per linear 0.305 metre (1 foot) of frontage (Winter 21 Oct to 31 March: £1.16).

No service charge.

There is a refuse collection. No vehicles permitted on site.

Casual traders welcome but it is advisable to telephone first to avoid disappointment: 01229 582 183.

Traders can generally be contacted by telephoning the market office on 01229 588 994.

Kirkby Lonsdale market

Kirkby Lonsdale street market takes place every Thursday.

The market is on Market Square car park and run by Kirkby Lonsdale Community Interest Company.

Facebook.com/KirkbyLonsdaleCharterMarket

Cars and vans can park conveniently beside the market stalls.

Map showing the location of Kirkby Lonsdale market and SLDC owned/managed car parks

Milnthorpe market

Milnthorpe street market takes place every Friday.

It is run by Milnthorpe Parish Council in the village's market square.

Map showing location of Milnthorpe market and SLDC owned/managed car parks

To book a place please contact Paul Blackburn on 07488354571 or email: milnthorpeparishclerk@gmail.com

Sedbergh market

Sedbergh weekly market takes place every Wednesday.

The market is on Joss Lane car park. Cars and coaches can park beside the market stalls.

Map showing location of Sedbergh market and SLDC owned/managed car parks

Sedbergh artisan market

Sedbergh artisan market is held on Sedbergh Main Street monthly, on a Saturday, in the spring and summer.