Market Place Books

We Are Now Open! Come browse Tues-Friday 10-4, Sat 10-1. Always open online too!

New Location

we are at 106 Highgate Kendal (in front of the URC churchbetween Milne Moser and Discount Bed Centre)

‘I know your works. Behold, I have set before you an open door, which no one is able to shut. I know that you have but little power, and yet you have kept my word and have not denied my name.’

Book of Revelation, Chapter 3 verse 8 (ESV)

Welcome to Marketplace Books

Dear Customer

We have now reopened from the third lockdown!

From April until September, our opening hours at the bookshop will be Tuesday-Friday 10AM – 4PM and Saturday 10Am-1pm.

We are always open online here, or via email and telephone.

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.