Cockermouth has a wide range of shops from the big supermarkets to lovely local independent shops. Here are a selection of a few of our favourite independent shops.

4 Play Cycles

As we are perfectly located with easy access to many great cycling routes for all abilities, 4 Play Cycles will help you get the most out of your cycling experience.


Whether you're looking for a new road or mountain bike, checking out shiny new clothing or need a fully trained bike mechanic to sort out your steed, 4 Play Cycles have got it covered.


Billy Bowmans Music Shop

Billy Bowman Music Ltd two storey retail store has been established for more than 35 years & are one of the most respected music shops in Cumbria with friendly knowledgeable staff.


Fagans Gifts

Giftware and specialist cookware shop, based in the heart of Cumbria.

JB Banks & Son Hardware shop & Museum

J.B. Banks and Son Ltd, at 13-14 Market Place in Cockermouth is an extraordinary shop firmly rooted as a traditional Ironmonger and hardware shop. You can also pass through the shop and step back in time to their Heritage museum, which is free to enter! A truly fascinating shop which should not be missed.

Jacy’s Exclusive Lingerie

Selling a whole range of men and women’s: night wear, underwear, swimwear, hosiery, socks, lingerie, accessories, beachwear and casual wear.


Shills Delicatessen

Wine merchant, delicatessen and café bar in Cockermouth offering an eclectic range of wine, continental foods and freshly cooked tapas.

11 South St, Cockermouth, CA13 9RU

W Lindsay & Sons

Visiting Lindsay's butchers in Cockermouth is a feast for the eyes, with an enticing array of meat and poultry through to scrumptious homemade pies carefully arranged in sparkling modern display units.


Station Street, Cockermouth, CA13 9QW


The Coffee Kitchen Bakery

The Coffee Kitchen Bakery produce a whole variety of real breads.


The New Bookshop

A warm welcome awaits you at this lovely independent bookshop. The New Bookshop is a popular, friendly place for locals, book-lovers, holiday-makers and people just passing through.

The Toy Shop                                                   

The Toy Shop have a wide range of toys on their shelves; some traditional, some
less so; some the latest craze and some that have been around as long
as most parents!

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