Markets in Eden

Town markets in Eden

Eden towns have chartered market days, which welcome local traders selling a selection of goods. We manage the weekly town centre markets in Penrith and Appleby.

Kirkby Stephen Monday weekly market - held in the Market Square, Kirkby Stephen CA17 4QN
See Kirkby Stephen Market on the Kirkby Stephen website for further information.

Alston Saturday monthly market - held on land to the side Alston Co-op, Alston CA9 3HS
Contact for further information.

Penrith Tuesday weekly market held in Great Dockray, Penrith CA11 7DD
Contact the Economic Development Support Officer for more information.

Appleby Saturday weekly market held in Boroughgate, Appleby-in-Westmorland CA16 6XE
Contact the Economic Development Support Officer for more information.

Penrith and Appleby market stallholders

Penrith and Appleby stallholders information.

Farmers' markets in Eden

Brough Farmers' Market held in the Brough Memorial Hall on the third Saturday of every month.
Visit Brough Farmers' Market Facebook page for details.

Orton Farmers' Market held outside and inside Orton Market Hall on the second Saturday of every month.
Visit Orton Farmers' Market website for details.

Shap Farmers' Market held inside and outside Shap Memorial Hall and Old Courthouse on the fourth Saturday of the month.
Visit Shap Farmers' and Makers’ Market Facebook page for details.

Stainton Farmers' Market held inside the Stainton Village Hall on the third Saturday of every month
Visit Stainton Farmers' Market Facebook page for details.

Cleaning up after a market

Market stallholders must leave the market area as they found it, taking any rubbish away with them.

Report a street cleaning problem online if there is a problem following a market.

Penrith and Appleby stallholders information

We provide market stallholder information to help current and potential stallholders attending our weekly markets in Penrith and Appleby.

We welcome additional stallholders, especially those keen to try a new business, when we can offer business support to get you started.

Appleby and Penrith market traders

Market traders are required to:

We may share details with other authorised bodies, such as the Inland Revenue, the Police, Trading Standards and Environmental Health.

How we allocate market stallholders' pitches

Our representatives will allocate new 'casual' traders with an available pitch.

What goods can stallholders sell on market stalls?

We permit stallholders to sell goods detailed in the registration form and goods we have agreed they can sell.

You must obtain an appropriate License from us and follow regulations for Health and Safety.

Pitch fees

Penrith Tuesday market pitch fees: April to March: Standard Pitch £4.10 per metre (equivalent to £1.25 per linear foot).

Appleby Saturday market pitch fees: April to October: £4.43 per metre (equivalent to £1.35 per linear foot). November to March: £3.77 (equivalent to £1.15 per linear foot).


You can pay for your pitch in cash or by BACS transfer.

Last updated: Wednesday, 24 April, 2024.