Shop local in Axminster

Find the best places to shop, eat, drink, stay and enjoy yourself

Take a closer look at a great town

Whether you live here or visit, there is something special about Axminster. Scratch the surface and you find a strong underlying sense of friendship and community spirit. We also have glorious countryside, access to beautiful coastline … and loads to do!

We have brought it all together into a new pocket-size Shoppers & Visitors Map which is available at shops around the town. You can also view it here on our website along with our assessment of what is special.


Calling all traders. If you don’t yet appear on this site, please go to the foot of the page and find ‘Submit Your Trader Listing’. It’s free, quick and easy. And when it’s place you will have password access to update it at any time. You will also be able to show specific offers and events. We will support you via social media.

Meet a few of your independent local traders

Crema the Crop Coffee Roastery

Independent Small-Batch Coffee Roaster and Coffee Shop

mapMarkerGrey Axminster Carpets Unit 7A, Woo...

Lyme Bay Winery

Award winning wine, cider, mead, spirits and liquers

mapMarkerGrey Seaton Junction, Shute, Axmins...

Axminster Tools

We share your passion

mapMarkerGrey Axminster Tools- The Trafalgar...

Hunters Lodge Inn

Locally sourced food cooked to perfection by our dedicated staff

mapMarkerGrey The Hunters Lodge Inn, Charmou...

The Ale Way

Real Ales, Craft Beers & Ciders

mapMarkerGrey The Ale Way, Axminster Station...

Ric’s Kitchen

We took friends for a tapas evening and were all mightily impressed by the atmosphere, ambience...

mapMarkerGrey Castle Mount, Victoria Place, ...

The Cornerhouse Bakery & Coffee Shop

Artisan, freshly baked bread, sweet and savoury treats.

mapMarkerGrey Axminster EX13 5DP, UK...

Axminster Country Market

Homemade, Homecooked, Homegrown.

mapMarkerGrey Masonic Hall, South Street, Ax...

Macsorsons fish shop

Locally sourced fresh fish

mapMarkerGrey Silver Street, Axminster, UK...

Axminster Jewellers

Jewellery, Repairs, Watches, Batteries, Straps, Gold, Silver, Scrap Gold Bought

mapMarkerGrey Axminster Jewellers, West Stre...

The Sweet Shop

Traditional Sweet Shop

mapMarkerGrey The Sweet Shop, Trinity Square...

Coffee Roastery and Brew Bar

Freshly roasted coffee ethically sourced - Purchase bags on site / Coffee and Cake / Coffee Subscritpion service

mapMarkerGrey Coffee Factory, Seaton Junctio...

Conservative Club

Delivery and takeaway home cooked meals

mapMarkerGrey Silver Street, Axminster, UK...

River Cottage HQ

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage HQ, found on the Devon and Dorset border, is the base for our Cookery school courses, unique dining experiences and memorable events.

mapMarkerGrey Park Farm, Trinity Hill Road, ...

Not Just Veg

A lot more than just great veg

mapMarkerGrey Market View, South Street, Axm...

Axe News

Famiy owned newsagent ... and so much more

mapMarkerGrey West Street, Axminster, UK...
mapMarkerGrey 9 South Street, Axminster, EX1...

Cloud Nine Florist

Axminster’s own florist

mapMarkerGrey 3 Old Bell House Victoria Plac...

The Fabric Shop

A real old style fabric and haberdashery shop

mapMarkerGrey West Street, Axminster EX13 5N...


The Community Waffle House CIC

mapMarkerGrey 1 West Street, Axminster, UK...

Axminster Printing

Axminster’s very own family-run printers and stationers - serving this community for more than 50 years

mapMarkerGrey West Street, Axminster, Devon ...

It makes you think

* Your money multiplies when you spend it locally

If you spend £10 in Axminster it is typically worth £50 because the trader pays wages and buys from other businesses

* Local traders care about you

They serve you as an individual and support the community in a host of ways. If you use national chains for items that could be bought locally, nothing comes back into our local economy

* Buying local makes your town better

By spending money in Axminster, you contribute to the local economy, supporting employment and adding to the wellbeing of our community