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The Best Shops in Barnstaple

Barnstaple is a haven for shopping lovers.  The place to be if you love a bit of retail therapy.  With a large range of shopping experiences from small independent retailers to big high street names, you can buy local homeware or high-end designer.  So, whether you are a fashionista or someone that loves one-off crafts, the shops in Barnstaple will be a dream.

Green Lanes Shopping Centre

Green Lanes is the heart of North Devon’s retail outlets, supporting high street names and independent businesses.  No matter what you are looking for, it will cover all your shopping needs.  Between browsing, be sure to take the weight off your feet and get something to eat!

Pannier Market & Butcher’s Row

Enjoy a historic shopping experience at Pannier Market and Butcher’s Row.  Built in the Victorian times, shop whilst exploring the history of Barnstaple.  Located in the centre of town and accessible from the high street, this indoor market ensures an enjoyable shop no matter the weather.  It offers a wide variety of independent shops and boutiques. They showcase a range of different gifts and products, shopping in Barnstaple will be easy.  Open Monday to Saturday, pop your head in.  Please note that fresh produce is only available on certain days, so check out their website to find out more. 

Barnstaple Food Market

On every second Sunday of the month in Pannier Market. It is a great place to get a taste of local produce.  Whether you are shopping for an occasion or want to stop in for a bite to eat, this market is heaven.  Try something traditional and local or push the boat out for something out of your comfort zone!

If shopping in Barnstaple isn’t enough, why not head into the historic city of Exeter.

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