Shopping in Penrith

Cranston’s Cumbrian Food Hall (Ullswater Road, Penrith CA11 7EH: +44 1768 868680; is a delight for gourmet food lovers, while J&J Graham (Market Square, Penrith CA11 7BS; +44 1768-862281; is treasure-trove delicatessen, dating from 1793 – think scrummy cakes, tasty pies and yummy chocolates or a perfect picnic.

The Toffee Shop (7 Brunswick Road, Penrith CA11 7LU; +44 1768-862008; is a local institution, a family-run toffee business by royal appointment to HRH Prince Charles.

For more information, see my Shopping in Lake District page.