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A Spot of Shopping Around Stoke Fleming

Do you love to shop on your holidays? Well, if Stoke Fleming is your base, there are lots of excellent options around you. From independent shops to yachty chains, traditional markets and more, you’ll be spoilt for choice on Your Devon Escape. Check out our favourite towns to shop near Stoke Fleming below.


Foss Street and Duke Street

Spend some time on Foss Street, the oldest street in Dartmouth.  Browse the galleries and boutiques along the cobbled street, amongst the beautiful architecture.  Or head to Duke Street, home to the infamous Butterwalk building.  Explore the unique shops and the learn the history of the town in the Dartmouth Museum.

The Old Market Square

The Old Market Square is the ideal place to find everything you could need: pet food, fantastic local produce, health products, hardware, household goods, children’s clothes, plants, jewellery and more.  It was built as a pannier market in 1828, where fresh dairy produce was sold for goods arriving on the backs of ponies every day from local farms.  Many things have changed since then, but delicious food still arrives from the same farms.  The permanent market shops are open Monday to Saturday, with a weekly market on Tuesdays and Fridays.  There is an artisan market held on the 4th Saturday of every month selling beautiful handmade arts and crafts.  It is one of the most iconic shopping areas and a great place to unwind and enjoy. 

The Quay and Higher Street

The Quay and Higher Street are filled with traditional high street shops mixed with specialist water sports, sailing and nautical shops.  There is a selection of art galleries and homeware stores to browse, and perhaps purchase something to remember your trip to Devon. 


The High Street

The town of Kingsbridge are passionate about everything local, and you will quickly realise this from their independent shops and local market.  You will find everything from locally made products to vintage items and beautiful antiques.  Supporting independent and local shops is a great way to support the local community and pick up something unique in the area to remember Your Devon Escape by.  Whether you want a new fashion piece, a handcrafted or local gift, or a piece of art, you will find it on Kingsbridge high street.  When you tire of discovering the hidden gems, pop into one of the great cafés, restaurants, or pubs for a break.

Kingsbridge Markets

Kingsbridge Market can be found in the Town Square every Tuesday, and on Thursdays during the summer.  You will find stalls offering clothing, plants, food and more.  Find the perfect momentum for Your Devon Escape.

Held on the first and third Saturday of each month is the morning farmer’s market.  It is the best place in the area to experience some local South Devon produce.  Everything is sold by the person who has grown, made, cooked, or designed the produce, and the market is held rain, shine, snow, or wind. Be sure to make a visit from Stoke Fleming.

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