With superb independent shops and amazing galleries found throughout the region, here are our Top Five non-high street places to shop in South Devon – great shopping’s not all about high street names!


Totnes offers an exceptional range of small independent retailers and is famed for its promotion of ethical products, wholefoods and fair trade goods. Totnes even has its own pound, which can be used within participating shops and restaurants.


Centred around the inner harbour on the edge of the month of the River Dart the streets of Dartmouth offer a wide choose of unique shops and art galleries.

Shops at Dartington

At the Shops at Dartington (located at the Cider Press Centre) you’ll find 15 shops and restaurants selling crafts, glass, fashion, toys and much more, all in a stunning location with plenty of parking.


Ashburton, on the edge of the beautiful Dartmoor National Park, is home to plenty of antique shops, galleries, gift shops and a variety of eateries.


The streets of Kingsbridge are lined with shops, galleries, cafes and restaurants. You’ll also find a wide range of markets held in the Town Square both weekly and seasonally.

Find out more about all the towns and villages of South Devon here.

South Devon is also home to a wide range of markets.




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