Where Can I Buy Quiggin’s Kendal Mint Cake?
With many people holidaying at home this year, the Lake District is already starting to feel busier. Restrictions are lifting, and it’s good to see people coming up to enjoy the spectacular scenery and stunning views.
We always tell you to pack appropriately when visiting the Lakes. The weather is changeable, and the terrain can be tricky. But, don’t fear, If you forget something, you’ll be able to buy it here. There are so many local outdoor stores and gift shops in and around the Lake District. They range from quirky to quaint and all stock local products from local businesses, including Quiggin’s Kendal Mint Cake.
We’ve put together a list of some amazing local shops where you can stock up on Quiggin’s Kendal Mint Cake before heading into the fells and tackling those mighty peaks.
Situated on Market Square, Friars has been selling chocolate since 1927. They also have a branch in Ambleside both stocking our tasty mint cake.
Old Bank House makes a range of superior handmade chocolates. You can also watch how the chocolate is made.
For a unique shopping experience, The Honeypot in Hawkshead is a must. It has 50 types of honey, 40 types of cheese and 100 years of history. They do delicious starter packs that can be delivered to your holiday cottage ready for your arrival. And, they also sell Quiggin’s Kendal Mint Cake.
For plants, gardening items, clothing and gifts, you need to visit Grasmere Garden centre. Stop for lunch at the Potting Shed Café and then buy your Kendal Mint Cake as a souvenir.
Another local family business, Helen’s Chocolates has one of the UK’s largest selections of handmade chocolates. They love to source new and exciting products locally and worldwide, and Quiggin’s Kendal Mint Cake is one of those products.
Love The Lakes is another shop that specialises in sourcing local gifts. The majority of their products are made in Cumbria and the Lake District, including our delicious mint cake.
Opened in 2010, Just 4 Ewe is jam-packed full of gifts, stationery, cards and confectionery. You can buy a variety of Quiggin’s Kendal Mint Cake here.
Famous for its Sticky Toffee Pudding, Cartmel Village Shop is a must whenever you visit the Lakes. They handmake their puddings using 100% natural ingredients. They also stock Quiggin’s Kendal Mint Cake, so you can buy two Lake District goodies in one go.
Ride the train, play in the woodland playground and go for a playground walk. The Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway could be a full day out. It’s a family-run business that uses local family suppliers, including Quiggin’s.
Finally, you can’t visit Kendal, the gateway to the Lakes, without buying Quiggin’s Kendal Mint Cake.
Having served tea since 1819, Farrer’s Tea and Coffee Shop is situated in a beautiful 17th century listed building. There are many original features still in the shop, including their first coffee grinder from 1853. You can also buy our mint cake from the shop as well as enjoying the vast range of tea and coffee available.
Getting Out and About
It’s great that people are planning trips and holidays in the Lakes. Local businesses are welcoming visitors back with open arms while remaining safe.
If you can’t make it to the Lake District this year, you can still stock up on Quiggin’s Kendal Mint Cake and our other delicious range of confectionery by heading to our online shop.