As news of the new Covid variant, Omicron, has come to light, new restrictions have been brought into England.

Rules regarding travel quarantine, isolation, booster jabs and face coverings have all been changed. In all retail settings from Tuesday, November 30 facemasks must be worn.

With a new variant causing infections, many may be worried and choose to leave the house at quieter times to reduce their risk.

We’ve put together a list of the supermarkets in Kendal, and when is the quietest time for you to go and do your shopping.

Asda, Burton Road

Weekdays: 7am-9am, 7pm-close
Saturday: 7am-9am, 6pm-close
Sunday: 10am

Booths, Wainwrights Yard

Weekdays: 7am-9am, 5pm-close
Saturday: 7am-9am, 6pm-close
Sunday: 9am, 2pm

Morrisons, Queen Katherines Avenue

Weekdays: 7am-9am, 6pm-close
Saturday: 7am-9am, 5pm-close
Sunday: 10am

Sainsbury’s, Mint Bridge

Weekdays: 7am-9am, 6pm-close
Saturday: 7am-9am, 6pm-close
Sunday: 3pm

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Aldi, Appleby Road

Weekdays: 7am-9am, 7pm-close
Saturday: 8am-9am, 6pm-close
Sunday: 10am

Tesco Express, Highgate

Weekdays: 7am-10am, 4pm-close
Saturday: 7am-9am, 5pm-close
Sunday: 7am-11am, 2pm-close

Iceland, Highgate

Weekdays: 9am-10am, 5pm
Saturday: 9am, 5pm-close
Sunday: 9am

Marks and Spencer, Library Road

Weekdays: 8am-9am, 4pm-close
Saturday: 8am, 5pm-close
Sunday: 10am