Buy Local this Christmas!

Looking for Christmas inspiration?  You have come to the right place! Take a look at all the fantastic local retailers and local producers with stores plus those offering an online shop. We have also included businesses offering Gift Vouchers to spend here in Exmoor.

Buying from small local businesses has never been more important. Buying local here in Exmoor means you’ll be getting some seriously fantastic quality products AND supporting our rural economy.

We have put together this Christmas Shopping Buy Local Directory to help you source your festive food and drink, presents for loved ones and perhaps a little something for yourself!

 

Online Shops

The below local producers all have an online shop or their produce can be purchased locally from local retailers, some have their own shop in addition to the online shop. Take a look at their websites for more information. Get a delicious taste of Exmoor by buying from our fantastic local producers!

Brendon Hill Crafts: producer of award-wining jams and chutneys. Their produce is widely stocked on Exmoor, take a look at their stockists lists. www.brendonhillcrafts.co.uk

Croft & Cottage: You can find freezers stocked with lots of their delicious food in The Tantivy in Dulverton and The Village Shop Withypool or for larger orders please contact us to enquire about local deliveries. www.croftandcottage.co.uk

Exmoor Ales: their famous beer brands are well recognised and distributed to virtually every Exmoor pub, you can order via their online shop if you live further afield. www.exmoorales.co.uk

Exmoor Distillery: order world class spirits including gin, rum and vodka, free shipping on orders of £35 England, Wales and Scotland. Pop up store for December in Dulverton.  www.exmoordistillery.co.uk

Exmoor Flag: get all your fantastic Exmoor Flag branded items including flags, bunting, stickers, umbrellas and mugs – the perfect gifts! www.exmoorflag.co.uk/shop/

Exmoor Tea Company: offering a range of delicious tea cubes which can be gift packed for the discerning tea lover. www.exmoortea.co.uk

Grown Up Marshmallows: Gluten, Dairy, Egg and Fat Free luxury marshmallows. Handmade on Exmoor National Park with 100% natural ingredients and packaged in 100% recyclable, biodegradable, compostable material. Online purchases and store in Minehead. www.grownupmarshmallows.co.uk

Higher Hall Farm: enjoy healthy, delicious, organic meat direct from our family farm. Taste the difference! www.higherhallfarm.co.uk

Little Oak Farm: producers of quality Rare Breed Pedigree Middle White Pork ethically produced outdoors on Exmoor. They attend lots of local markets and have an online shop. www.littleoakfarm.co.uk/where-to-buy

Miles Tea & Coffee: an independent, family-run business based on the Somerset coast, in Porlock and Minehead, Miles Tea and Coffee makes delicious teas, coffees and hot chocolate. www.milesteaandcoffee.com

Porlock Bay Oysters: the award-winning oyster farm has a national reputation for their unique flavour oysters. They can be purchased online and delivered within mainland UK. www.porlockbayoysters.co.uk

Wellhayes Vineyard: producers of quality sparkling wine on site from grapes grown in the vineyard. www.wellhayesvineyard.co.uk/wellhayes-vineyard-online-shop/

West Ilkerton Farm: Gold Award winner in the 2021 Taste of the West awards. Grass-fed Exmoor lamb and Devon beef produced with care on their traditional Exmoor hill farm. www.westilkerton.co.uk

Wicked Wolf Gin: Wicked Wolf Exmoor Gin™ is a premium craft gin made from botanicals distilled on Exmoor. Check out the local stockists lists on their website. www.wickedwolfgin.com

 

Gift Vouchers

What a lovely way to surprise a loved one – order some food, drink or activity gift vouchers for your next trip to Exmoor!

Cross Lane House: give a loved one something to look forward to in the New Year with a Gift Voucher for a stay or afternoon tea. www.crosslanehouse.com/vouchers

Dunkery Beacon Country House: vouchers to dine and stay are available in denominations of £5, £10, £25 and £50. www.dunkerybeaconaccommodation.co.uk/offers/

Exmoor Adventures: purchase Gift Vouchers for Courses, Activities & Bike Hire. The vouchers last for 2 years from the date of issue and can be redeemed at any point throughout the year, subject to availability on the chosen course or activity. The perfect Christmas gift! www.exmooradventures.co.uk/gift-vouchers/

 

Local Stores

If you are local, or are visiting Exmoor during the festive season, make sure you pop into the shops below and pick up all your seasonal food and drink plus a fantastic range of quality gifts!

Brompton Regis Village Shop: open Monday to Saturday from 9.00am to 1.00pm, all year round offering a fantastic range of goods and locally source food and drink. www.bromptonregis.com/2018/03/05/village-shop/

The Dulverton Post Office & Shop: the small, but select shop, stocks a fantastic selection of quality popular gifts and homewares from fantastic, quality brands. www.facebook.com/DulvyPostOffice/

The Lynmouth Soapery: using the finest ingredients to blend the flavours of their soaps, the signature collection is inspired by the local beauty surrounding them. Perfect gifts for loved ones this Christmas. www.lynmouthsoapery.com

The Tantivy, Dulverton: offering an extensive range of gifts, deli items, Wines, Ciders, Exmoor Ales, Exmoor Gins (including Wicked Wolf and Northmoor), Preserves, local Honey, Fudge, Biscuits, Traditional sweet jars, soft drinks, Local books, OS Maps, walking guides, and an array of luxury gifts.  www.tantivyexmoor.co.uk

The Village Shop, Withypool: offering an extensive range of goods including fresh meat, fruit & veg, bread, local ales including Exmoor Ale and locally distilled gins, and has a range of Christmas gifts and hampers by local producers. www.withypoolexmoor.co.uk/village-shop/

Stuart Lowen Quality Butcher and Farm Shop, Minehead: is a family-run business with a reputation for quality meat and produce, sourced as locally as possible. www.stuartlown.co.uk

West Somerset Garden Centre, Minehead: Minehead’s only Traditional Independent Garden Centre, with bustling Café Restaurant, Plants, Compost, Gardening Equipment, Gift Shop and Pantry specialising in Local Exmoor Produce. www.westsomersetgardencentre.co.uk

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