On the doorstep

For a small market town slightly off the beaten track, Bentham is tremendously self sufficient.Whether you are staying 2 days or 2 weeks, why not let yourself get absorbed into local life and enjoy the facilities we have to offer. Keep scrolling to find out what is on your doorstep.

Convenience Stores

Co-op – Open 07:00 – 22:00 every day including Sundays (Offer cash back)

Spar – Open 07:00 – 22:00 Tuesday – Sunday. 8:00 – 22:00 Mondays (internal ATM)

Duxbury’s Discounts – Open Monday – Saturday. Stocks everything from toiletries to toilet cleaner at a fraction of the price.

The Post Office (Now located in Flowerfields) – An ideal place to go if you want information or books on local walks, cycle routes or history of the area.


Country Meats Bentham Butchers – 015242 63001, 45 Main Street, Bentham, LA2 7HJ

Flowerfields – 015242 61904, 7 Main St, Bentham, Lancaster LA2 7HF

Oakroyd Bakery (Now part of the Country Harvest family) – 015242 61219, Station Rd, Lancaster LA2 7LH

Barwises Bakery – 015242 61302, 38 Main St, Lancaster LA2 7HN


Barclays – Open Monday to Friday, 09:30 to 15:30. External ATM.


B & C.E Armstrongs – 015242 64871, 17 Main St, Bentham, Lancaster LA2 7HQ

Hair & Beauty

Hairlines – 015242 61554, Main St High Bentham LA2 7HN

The Barber’s Shop – 3 Station Road, Bentham, LA2 7LH. Rachel 07851 464433/ Alison 07761 725744

Total Wellbeing – 015242 63223, 11, Station Road, High Bentham, LA2 7LH.

Pure Beauty Room – 015242 63008/ 07775 604335 , Elm Bank, 14 Station Road, Bentham,LA2 7LF.

Emma’s Hair & Beauty – 015242 61671, 29 Main Street, High Bentham, LA2 7HJ.

Clothing & Gifts

Blossom & Co. and Blossom Bridal – 015242 61214, 42 Main Street, Bentham LA2 7HN

Moo Maa’s  clothing – Main Street, Bentham, LA2

A fantastic website with more information on all of the above is aboutbentham.org.uk, your one stop shop for all things Bentham!

So, leave the Tesco shop at home on your next holiday and THINK GLOBAL, SHOP LOCAL!

PLEASE NOTE: Thursday is half day closing in Bentham so some shops close at 12pm. This does not include convenience stores, banks or all hair & beauty outlets. Shops are also only open until 12pm on Saturdays and closed on Sundays. This does not include the Spar or Co-op