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The Made in Devon scheme is a fantastic way to discover local businesses and products. From handmade crafts and artisanal foods to bespoke furniture and fashion, there is something for everyone when you shop local in Devon. Our thorough approval process guarantees the authenticity of these Devon-based local businesses, as they actively support one another. Plus, they have obtained Trading Standards approval, providing you with the utmost confidence in their commitment to exceptional customer service and compliance. Many of our local Devon businesses are also dedicated to being environmentally conscious, actively seeking to reduce their environmental impact. By choosing to support and shop local, you can be confident that you are making a positive impact on your community and the planet. Take a look at our local business’ below:
Locally made gifts people will love to use. I make soaps, shampoo, and facial oils that are for either men or women. I use ingredients that are as locally sourced as possible and create products to make you feel nourished and invigorated – drawing upon my PhD in chemistry and love of the ocean.
Fall in love with our high-quality clothing made in Devon! Why not add a personalised touch by adding your own embroidery to one of our garments!
At Devon Cove we create award-winning Cove Vodka and Liqueurs using King Edward potatoes, lovingly grown on our family farm overlooking Hope Cove in Devon. Our copper pot, single distilled vodka is handcrafted in an artisan distillery, made only from the finest ingredients, to ensure its smooth, luxurious taste. Visit our shop and Tasting Room in Kingsbridge and browse our range of vodka, liqueurs, oak-aged golden rum, cocktail kits and gifts boxes. Or join us for a delicious cocktail on Saturdays from 7-10pm.
Located in the beautiful South Hams, Izach makes a range of unique, practical and
decorative pieces, as well as remembrance paperweights. In our small garden studio you can also experience glass blowing for yourself. If you are looking for that special gift or simply want to treat yourself, why not check out Fire Work and let us know if you want to visit the studio, you can be assured of a very warm welcome.
Whether a school, sports club, leisure centre or public play area, we offer the full service from initial inspection, pre-cleaning with surface preparation and full colour coating together with court markings, utilising a colourful, slip-resistant coating. Your sports area will look fabulous and provide many years of safer enjoyment.
Tired of rotting timber furniture? DCW offers hardy recycled furniture products with a 25-year guarantee. The range includes picnic benches, dining sets, park benches, wheelchair access picnic sets, dog agility and children’s play equipment, fencing and decking. Made from recycled plastic, products are durable, long-lasting and will never require painting or treating. What’s more, you will be helping the environment too as for every furniture product sold, DCW plants one tree in Devon.
Why shop local and not treat your mum to some really special chocolate for Mother’s Day? Exe Chocolate is made from scratch – from bean-to-bar, using outstanding and ethically sourced cacao and Devon grown and made inclusions. Not just any old chocolate. All of our products are packaged in biodegradable pouches, and taste incredible!.
We are Putnams, an award winning business based in Devon on a mission to bring comfort solutions to the world. Our handmade product range includes pillows, mattress toppers, duvets and more.
Stone’s Honey is a family-run business located deep in the Devon countryside. We produce and supply a range of premium quality, artisan Devon honeys. Our honey is completely natural, with nothing added and nothing taken away meaning that it retains all of the natural benefits, whilst also offering a great taste experience.
Simon & Alison Routh produce award-winning, quality sparkling wine on site from grapes grown in the vineyard. Set in the rolling hills of mid-Devon, Wellhayes Sparkling Wine is made by the traditional method in an old stone barn. Vineyard Tours are available on Wednesday and Sundays over the Summer months
We sell a wide range of great quality, handmade products on behalf of local artists. We also run art & craft workshops for adults and children in our spacious creative area. As well as providing thoughtful gifts and beautiful home decor, we sell craft kits and souvenirs.
With 240 years of history, we are proud to offer everything, from Design to Print and Print to mailing. Our Devon based facility uses the latest technology to produce beautiful print at the lowest prices. brandhub360 removes the hassle of ordering day to day print, ask us for a demonstration.
Shop local and treat that special person in your life to a sustainable clothing gift. Gallox apparel is both designed and manufactured in Devon and feature British fabrics in their garments. They offer a free fixing service on premium products meaning their clothing will be on your back for longer. Gallox unyielding to the elements.
For a totally unique morning or afternoon with friends and family or a relaxing, creative retreat, our Pottery Throwdown is 2.5 hours of throwing tuition where you learn to centre and throw up to 20 cylinders and bowls on the wheel. You can then choose to stay for an additional hour of decoration and glazing, keeping one pot to take home as a keepsake of your fabulous Throwdown experience.
Devon with Kids is an independent website sharing family-friendly things to do and recommended places to visit around the county. In 2021, it launched a series of colouring books that double as a children’s guide that they can use as they explore and keep as a souvenir.
Discover new skills with pottery classes at The Clay Yard, set in the beautiful river-side location of Steamer Quay in Totnes. The bright, clean and airy space provides a friendly welcome to friends, families, business teams and individuals hoping to find their creativity with clay. Pottery classes, experiences and private bookings for up to 16 people.
Nothing fires up the imagination like a great book. At Truly Bookish we specialise in giving new life to old books. Book Hampers contain preloved books alongside small business treasures creating a bookish ‘hug in a box’. Perfect for book fans of any genre.
Hi, I am Tiff founder and owner of Springers Cottage Soaps. I live nestled between Dartmoor and Exmoor in the little hamlet of Eggesford, where I make small batch artisan soaps, salt spa bars and shampoo bars. In an age where our environment and planet matters more than ever our ethos is simple “Be kind to our planet, be kind to your skin.”
BigDStudios is an award winning private studio producing high quality musical works for all sorts of projects from low budget online productions to Hollywood film promotion. We also offer voice-over, narration, and audiobook recording, show-reel and demo recording, music mixing, and post-production services for film. We also cater for singers looking to record for special occasions or just for fun and offer a relaxed atmosphere to record in, especially important for those new to recording at this level.
All my products are handmade in my own studio, in South Devon on the edge of Dartmoor. My handmade soaps, aromatherapy candles and wax melts are created using carefully selected, quality ingredients. These are locally sourced, ethical and organic whenever possible. My soaps are rich in shea butter, coconut oil and cocoa butter, and the aromatherapy candles are handmade and hand poured, using ethically sourced natural aromatherapy oils and plant wax. All my products are vegan, safety checked and approved.
Bee Revival Kit Keyring by Paul & Ed from ISCA Brands. Wildlife Gifts To Help Bees & Pollinators. Your Bee Revival Keyring contains a special syrup specifically designed to help tired, thirsty bees. Each bee rescue kit comes attached to our revolutionary plantable packaging which grows real Wildflowers when planted.
Bay & Moor is a custom, laser engraving, cutting, marking and design service using the latest laser technology to cut or engrave a wide variety of materials. Tailored to your needs for companies or individuals, one-off products large or small production runs. For branding, point-of-sale, prototypes and personalisation. Laser is fast, cost effective and environmentally friendly, only using light to produce fantastic effects and finishes. We work with some fantastic companies across a diverse range of industries.
We design and produce skincare & candle hampers, making the best birthday presents and celebration gifts, delivered straight to your door, nurturing lasting relationships, one gift at a time. We do our best to keep collections up with the seasons, including some vintage on-trend print fabrics and seasonal ingredients. Some of our products are uniquely designed as part of our limited edition hampers, hand-made and cut, and each have their own, unique blend of personal touches.
Our range of 16 ready-to-drink bottled cocktails make a perfect gift for any cocktail lover. Build a box of your favourites via our website and add on an an optional handwritten gift card. Free delivery for EX8 postcodes or over £40 nationally.
Artisan jewellery, for all those precious family occasions – a silver necklace for a wedding anniversary or birthday, christening spoons, silver cufflinks, brass and bronze jewellery. Whatever the occasion you can visit our Bigbury Mint Shop for inspirational, precious metal gifts. Beautiful pieces to be handed down through the generations.
Show your love with a Devon Hamper. From chocolates, Bubbles or Flowers – all presented with care from Devon. To beers, pies, and pasties – or perhaps a favourite whisky! Or make your own hamper and fill it from our range of 1,200 products. Order now to show your Devon love.
Alison is a ceramic artist working from her studio space in Totnes. Her practice combines poetry, paintings and 3D ceramics and captures the interactions between people and landscape. The intention of her work is to celebrate the special qualities and distinctive characteristics of the Devon shoreline, foreshores, estuaries and moors.
Air-ly is changing the car air freshener market for the better. With their international patent pending product. Air-ly car air fresheners are made to last. Reinfuse and re-use, never throw away a car air freshener again.
Adopstar is a trailblazer in the world of ad ops and marketing. Our team has the knowledge and experience to get your brand’s message out through ad operations, social media, web projects, creative concepts and more. Let’s talk about how we can help you get your brand online
Sails and Canvas is the recycled sail company…saving sails from landfill and reusing the cloth to handcraft nautically inspired lifestyle products, each retaining the essence of the sail and its ocean adventures. Handcrafted bags, accessories for the beach, home and garden with fresh designs and quality nautical features. Sustainable and locally made: Sailed – Saved – Sewn.
Providing a range of services including IT consultancy and IT Security, computer support, laptop support and computer repairs, graphic design and branding, digital printing services, bespoke printing and business telecoms including FTTP and VoIP Solutions.
We make our gorgeous melts with nothing but the best. EchoSoya is an all-natural soy with amazing scent throw and vibrant colours. Our whip soaps are made from an OPC soap base with added Shea Butter and Grapeseed Oil. The soap sponges are made with an SLS FREE soap base.
For the whole of fruity February, there’s a loving 10% discount off Venton’s Devon Cyder loveable Real Devon Cyder range which is lovingly made in East Devon and can be delivered direct to your loved one’s door anywhere in mainland UK! Choose from a multi-award-winning range of Cyder at www.ventons.co.uk and enter 10% discount voucher code LOVEIS10 at checkout!
Whether you’re looking for a customised giant deckchair for your business, a tiny deckchair for your grandchild, or a matching pair for your back garden, when it comes to sitting down, we’ve got it covered. Hand made in Exeter with 10 years experience.
LittlePod’s responsibly-sourced product range includes our innovative easy-to-use natural vanilla paste and organic vanilla pods, as well as our extracts of vanilla, coffee and chocolate. These ingredients not only support each other in the rainforest, but are also perfect flavour partners in the kitchen.
Powderkeg are freedom-loving beer obsessives, carving our own path with curiosity, creativity and defiance; this is Free-Thinking Beer. Taking influences from craft beer around the world and classic European brewing, we create flavour-packed, easy-drinking session beers that are mostly vegan and gluten-free. Fresh, interesting and always outstanding.
At Freebird Campers we pride ourselves on offering beautiful classic VW campervans to hire. Meticulously maintained and with fresh modern interiors this makes for a memorable experience. All hires include insurance and all the essential items to get you started on an adventure in stunning Devon or further afield.
Based in Totnes, I use red Devon clay and white Devon clay to make pots inspired by Devon’s heritage of country pottery. After forming the pot on the wheel or by hand, I decorate it with traditional Devon Slipware motifs of birds, lettering and patterns using sliptrailing or sgraffito methods. My pots are ovenproof, dishwasher and microwave safe. I am a member of The Heritage Crafts Association, the Westcountry Potters Association and Make Southwest
Our belts are handmade in our shop in Bideford using fine Italian tanned English bull hide using traditional tools & methods. Each leather belt has a handy press stud design so you can easily remove & interchange your buckle.
We make the best belts we can because we know a good leather belt is hard to come by.
It not only supports small and independent businesses but also helps to reduce our carbon footprint by reducing the need for long-distance shipping. Buying from local businesses ensures that your money stays in the local community, supporting local jobs and services. By choosing to shop local, you are investing in the future of Devon and helping to sustain the unique character and heritage of this beautiful county.
So, what are you waiting for? Join the Made in Devon movement, shop local and discover the joys of Devon grown businesses. By supporting local businesses, we can all help to build a stronger, more sustainable and more vibrant Devon.
Are you a business wanting to join the shop local Made in Devon scheme? Take a look at our https://www.madeindevon.org.uk/join-up/ now!