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Market Place Books

Open Hours Tuesday - Friday 10am - 5pm & Saturday 10am-1pm. Always open online too!

Our Location

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

What We Sell

Books, Bibles, Cards, Gifts, Childrens Books and more!

Come On In

We'd love to see you!

Verse to Ponder

Psalm 74:17 (NIV)“It was you who set all the boundaries of the earth; you made both summer and winter.”


Psalm 104:19 (NIV)“He made the moon to mark the seasons, and the sun knows when to go down.”

Welcome to Marketplace Books

Now Open Tuesday- Friday 10am – 5pm & 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.

We have many tales and stories of ups and downs and surprising Holy Spirit provision of 40+ years of Christian Bookselling. We’d love to come and tell you about at at your church or event.


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.