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Matterdale food deliveries and other services during coronavirus/Covid-19

Food Deliveries

For anyone who is currently self-isolating, or is worried about going to the shops, Star Fruits, Another Weigh, The Chopping Block have teamed together to get home deliveries out to those who can't get to them. The delivery for Matterdale is on a Wednesday and all orders will be delivered to Emma and Chris Bray who will then make Matterdale valley deliveries.

The process works as follows:

1. Place your order with each shop separately, with Star Fruits and Another Weigh by the end of Monday, with The Chopping block on Tuesday  (they are closed on Monday). Each shop is currently preferring you place your order by email which makes it easier to manage.

2. Make sure you include your full address, any specific delivery directions and your telephone numberAnother Weigh and the Choppig Block will contact you for payment before delivery.  Starfruits include an invoice to be payed by BACS or over the phone.

3. Chopping Block and Another Weigh will give your orders to Star Fruits who will the deliver to the Brays for onward distribution in the valley.

Star Fruits - 

Another Weigh - or via their website

The Chopping Block (butcher, deli and some groceries) - please check their website for the latest list of items in stock -

The Quiet Site may also be able to help with groceries 01768486337

And the following are open Sharmans' Corner Shop, Glenridding 07928792565

Patterdale Post Office (Gillian & Tom Begg) 017684 82220

Glenridding Mini-Mart 017684 82322

Bird's Bistro will deliver to Matterdale on a Thursday, email: 017684 83100

Click/telephone and collect services from: 

Grahams Grocers, Penrith Tel 01768 862281


Cocklakes   Tel 017684 87060

Deer & Dexter

If you have neighbours who aren't online, please could you consider ringing them and helping them to place orders.


For specific opening times / click and collect or on-line ordering options please see individual websites

Hayes, Ambleside

Larch Cottage Nurseries

Pot Place


Cumbria Library see


The following sites have offerisgs which can be rented or bought:-


National Theatre


Universal Studios  The Shows Must Go On 

Royal Opera House - has a whole range of operas on its YouTube channel


A whole raft of films are available, on paid subscription, at streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime.

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