Louis Way, Dunkeswell, Honiton, Devon, EX14 4XW
Shopping in Devon is all about variety – from big name retailers to independent stores to local markets, it has it all. Out of the city, rural and coastal towns are home to many charming and usual outlets, each with their own specialism such as mouth-watering local produce in farm shops, nautical equipment in seaside towns and locally created artworks in small independent galleries.
Packed with quirky and independent retail outlets, Honiton is a lovely town to visit. The High Street is filled with shops including florists, furniture stores and fashion retailers. Honiton is also renowned for its arts and crafts scene, with curios and souvenirs made by local artisans proudly displayed in gift shops dotted around the town. There’s no knowing what treasures you might discover and Honiton is a perfect place to find that unusual gift or memento to take home with you. (Distance from park: 4.9 miles)
Located in the cathedral city of Exeter, this large shopping centre is housed in an impressive building containing a 12th-century church at the heart of its design. As for retail opportunities, this is a great spot to browse fashion, stationery, toys and homeware stores and there’s even a couple of beauty salons. Parking is available adjacent to the shopping centre. (Distance from park: 21.2 miles)
This great centre is located in Totnes and offers glassware, arts and crafts, fashion, home accessories, books, toys, stationery and gifts. There is something for everyone here and you will be able to buy that unusual gift or accessory for your home. The glass gallery is well worth a visit, selling the famous Dartington Crystal as well as domestic glass, collectables and recycled glass products.
(Distance from the park 46.7 miles)
Whether you’re seeking the perfect gift for that special person or need to indulge yourself with some designer clothing or lifestyle goods, there’s something for everyone among Sidmouth’s fabulous range of shops. An elegant Regency town, many of the shops are housed in architecturally interesting buildings, creating a sense of history for your shopping experience. (Distance from park: 15.4 miles)
This centre in Totnes is well worth a visit with lots on offer to keep the whole family happy. Visit the glass gallery to purchase the famous Dartington Crystal or other glassware that’s available including collectable items. There are numerous shops selling fashion, home accessories, stationery, gifts, books and toys. (Distance from the park 54 miles)
Lying on the southern edge of Exmoor National Park, the delightful town of Dulverton boasts some excellent shopping, including independent boutiques and a bustling shopping centre, both selling a wide variety of goods, from clothes and accessories to gadgets and gifts. There’s also an art gallery and a guns and fishing tackle store. (Distance from park: 31 miles)