A tourist location is lacking when it doesn’t boast local markets filled with local produce and crafts that will entice incoming tourists. Fortunately, Devon is characterised by its diverse local markets, and a holiday trip there, no doubt, will be memorable because of that.
Seek South West can provide you with assistance, whether you are looking for food markets in Devon or where you can purchase wears and craftworks peculiar to the destination’s culture.
SouthWest is the source of some of the best and freshest food in the country, straight from local farmers and at the lowest prices.
In Devon, you will find both regular and weekly markets to satisfy whatever your food and lifestyle needs. These include farmers and food markets, arts and crafts stores, and antiques and town markets; displaying everything from food to clothes to household goods.
The Exeter Farmers Market, which is at the cross roads between South Street and Fore Street, opens every Thursday from 8am to 2pm and sells local fruits, vegetables and foodstuffs produced by local farmers directly to people at retail prices.
You will also get a limited range of locally crafted artworks and designs using local materials. Items on sale in this market includes beef, pork, lamb, venison, cheeses, fish, chicken, organic fruit & vegetables, bread, pies, cakes, preserves and a lot more.
Telephone number is 01392 665480.
Cullompton Farmers Market is the first farmers market in Devon and opens on the second Saturday of each month from 9:30am–12:30pm. Located at the town centre in Cullompton, this local farmers market offers a rich variety of quality local food, drinks and gifts for resident and guests. Every stallholder in this market sells produce they grew, reared or created themselves.
Telephone number is 07793 067638.
Budleigh Salterton Farmers Market can be found at Rolle Mews Car Park on Fore Street in Budleigh Satlerton, east of the county. It opens to the public on the last Friday of the month from 9am – 1pm. There are up to 15 local makers and/or sellers of artisan bread, dairy products, vegetables, fruit, processed food and drinks, meat, and fish.
Telephone number is 07815 090684.
Honiton Weekly Market takes place on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays all year round and is located in the High Street. The phone number is 01404 43280.
Sidmouth Farmers’ Market opens from 9.00am–1pm on the second Saturday of every month. Buyers can get a range of locally produced foods and crafts to buy, including fresh bread and eggs, fresh local vegetables, pork, lambcakes, game, sausages, tarts and chocolates.
Here, you can also find a wide variety of sheepskins, flowers and plants, preserves, of handmade cards and much more. This market is staffed by staffed by volunteers. You will also love some homemade food served at a location café, as well as a visit to the seaside!
South Devon is home to some of the delightful seafood in the UK, and has a well-established agricultural industry, plus award-winning dairies. The farmers market offers buyers the opportunity to buy not just the usual selection of vegetables, dairy produce, fish and meat; but also the best and freshest of them in the region, both locally and organically produced.
Give us a call to begin your exploration of Devon’s diverse markets.