We’ve been traversing the South West countryside to find the best artisan producers and farms shops around, all so you can stock your larder with some lovely local goodies. Here’s a few of our fave indie retailers …
Avalon Distillery Company
Deep in the Dorset countryside, beneath the imposing Cerne Abbas Giant, copper stills bubble and magic is made. The result? Avalon Distillery’s Viper Gin.
With over 7,000 drinks under one roof – including rare whiskies, international rums and local wines – Constantine Stores is a cornucopia of artisan tipples.
Exmoor Distillery is a family-run gin emporium located amid the rolling hills of the Devon/Somerset border
Marshford Organic Foods
Family-run organic farm shop in north Devon
Jano A Taste of Sunshine
Nestled into Totnes’ steep high street is a worth-putting-on-the-hit-list family-run restaurant and deli reflecting all that the world loves about the “bel paese”
North Coast Wine Company
Expanding beyond its bottle shop beginnings, 1920s inspired cocktails and roasted-down-the-road coffee are sold alongside rare reds and lip-smacking sauvignons at this new wave wine shop
Ham Hill Cider
Four Somerset sons with a passion for the press
A velvet smooth blend of thirteen botanicals, distilled with the finest English wheat spirit and blended with Dartmoor water; anyone else feeling thirsty?
Darts Farm, Topsham
This seriously impressive farm shop near Exeter is a foodie find, stuffed with fresh, local produce – and with good eating to be had too
Specialist chocolate shop and cafe on Exeter’s cobbled Gandy Street selling fine single origin treats