Market Place Books

Open Tues and Weds then closed to physical customers 5th Nov-2nd Dec. Staying Open for click and collect, and for orders by post. Call, email or shop online here!
About Us  

New Location

we are at 106 Highgate Kendal (in front of the URC church, between the Brewery Arts Centre and the New Inn

Bible Verse

John's Gospel, Chapter 16:22

 “So with you: Now is your time of grief, but I will see you again and you will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy.” (NIV)

Welcome to Marketplace Books

Dear Customer
Due to the current situation, we are open Tuesday and Wednesday then in accordance with the government rules we are closed 5th Nov-2nd Dec.

We will remain open for click and collect and for orders by post. Shop online here or by calling us or emailing us.

Market Place Books is situated in the centre of Kendal on the edge of the beautiful English Lake District. The shop is on the main road into Kendal, Highgate, and is located just down from the town hall between the Bed Shop and Milne Moser

What can we offer?

Our shelves are stocked with books and educational materials, as well as music, CDs, DVDs, gifts for all occasions and teaching resources. Our principle lines include Christian books, Bibles, devotional guides and study manuals, with many Christian biographies and theological works.

We can also offer Churches the opportunity to run their own bookstalls and will supply books on sale or return which can be renewed, as required, on a regular basis. Ministers & Church leaders can request a ‘Resource Box’ to review a number of books in the comfort of their own study before making a purchase.

Our Community

Ministers and Youth Workers

Resources for services, ministers and youth work teaching materials.

Small Group Study Guides

‘Borrow’ a box of materials for a week, to browse at home before ordering.


We provide books for you on a Sale or Return basis to run a bookstall at church or to take to an event.

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