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.

It’s easy to miss this little town at Devon’s eastern edge. But if you pause awhile you will find a real gem.


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Meet a few of your independent local traders

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 Cornerhouse Bakery & Coffee Shop

Artisan, freshly baked bread, sweet and savoury treats.

mapMarkerGrey Axminster EX13 5DP, UK...

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...

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