Shopping in South Devon
South Devon offers a unique shopping experience for all, with an eclectic offering of fabulous local food and drink produce, superb souvenirs of your favourite areas, book shops, clothing and accessory stores, home and lifestyle shops, and sports and leisure stores. From the large city centres to the smaller towns and villages in the beautiful countryside, you can find everything from big brands to wonderful independents offering something special to those who love this part of the South West.
Big brands can be browsed in the city shopping centres and high streets, including Plymouth’s Drake Circus and historic Barbican, Exeter’s Guildhall Shopping Centre, and the stylish Princesshay Shopping Precinct, also in Exeter. For a more relaxed experience, our rural villages and coastal towns across the region offer a unique character with charming gifts and souvenirs custom to the local area.
In all waterfront towns along the coast, you can discover fabulous souvenirs, clothing, home and lifestyle items, sweet treats, and bespoke artisan coffee – all with a nautical theme and stunning views in Salcombe, Dartmouth, Teignmouth, and Sidmouth. For more locality to the beautiful countryside, other great shopping experiences are available in Kingsbridge, Newton Abbot, Totnes, Tiverton, and Southern Dartmoor.
Farm Shops & Local Markets
With the stunning and unique produce available from wonderful local providers, South Devon is also home to many farm shops and outlets across the region, where these same local providers showcase their fabulous food and drink products at brilliant farmers’ markets. At these markets, you can find everything from the freshest fruit and vegetables to homemade conserves and goodies to stunning free-range meats available for purchase. Other unique items can be found, including handmade trinkets and jewellery, arts and craft pieces and a wide variety of other exciting bespoke gifts.