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Shop in Orton, Cumbria

Kennedys Chocolate Shop in Orton, Cumbria


Kennedys Fine Chocolates Coffee House and factory shop is located in the picturesque village of Orton in Cumbria, on the edge of the Lake District and now part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Alfred Wainwright, the famous Lake District Fell Walker, described the village of Orton as “a place of tranquil beauty and unpretentious appeal.” It is a favourite resting point on his famous “ Coast to Coast Walk.

Orton is a lovely village and is well situated for access to the Lake District, Eden Valley, Yorkshire Dales and the Scottish Borders – the perfect place for a north country holiday. Visitors to our chocolate factory will find a well-stocked shop with a full display of all our online chocolate products - there are indeed lots of them - more than we can feature on our website, and some too fragile to send through the post!

The chocolate factory shop also has much more than just chocolates – with jams, chutneys, speciality biscuits, and confectionery. Our large and interesting range of gifts lines, cards, soft toys and prints has an emphasis on a countryside theme - well, you would expect that being where we are situated! So, please come and have an unhurried browse around our chocolate shop - our helpful staff will be on hand to assist you with your purchases.

Opening Times:
Monday-Saturday 9am - 5pm Sunday 10am - 5pm

Our coffee house is currently open Mondays to Fridays only from 9am to 3.45pm (last orders). We will be closing our coffee house in November (about the 7th) up until Christmas to use the space for our mail order packing. (Sorry for any inconvenience caused).
Please note: We are closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day, and usually close a little earlier on Christmas Eve & New Years Eve. During the quiet month of January, our shop and coffee house may not open till 10am and may close early - and may be closed altogether in bad weather.but please check with us first.
Our range of chocolates

Fine Handmade Chocolates

We are now in our 32nd year of chocolate making!

So come on in and make your own selection box to sample handmade chocolates at their very very best.

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The Appledore Chocolate Shop

Our Appledore Chocolate Shop is open Tues to Saturdays 10am to 5pm (and occasionally some Sundays & Mondays) - but please check with us first, if making a special trip.

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Have something to celebrate?

Congratulations and Celebrations. Look no further than Kennedys Fine Chocolates for some chocolate inspiration??

Fly the flag and make it special with a box of our scrumptious chocolates!

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Wedding Favour Boxes

The perfect assortment for the very special day.

Take a look at what we can provide for the day that for many, is the best day of their lives.

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UK Delivery Charges

Standard Delivery by Royal Mail Tracked 24 Post (or Weekday Courier if the parcel weight is over 2kg):  £6 (This includes VAT of 20%).

For an ADDITIONAL charge of £6, Royal Mail Special Delivery or our Couriers, APC, will deliver next day on a specified weekday (Monday to Friday).

Overseas P&P: Airmail Rates. These are calculated at the checkout on weight of goods ordered.


Following my recent order I would like to commend you on the quality of your chocolates. I have tasted many makes of chocolate - but yours are far more superior than any I have tasted.

Jackie D

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