If you have a couple of hours to spare, come and spend it with us at the Shops at Dartington.
With up to two hours free parking, you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy a bite to eat, and browse the lovely shops here.
Make Big Fire your first port of call. It not only supplies all things to do with combustion – think stylish cocoon fires, fire pits bowls and burners – but there’s a myriad of different ideas to transform your living spaces.
Head through the shop and outdoors there are garden offices and summer houses on display. If the recent pandemic has made you rethink how you use your outdoor space, this is the place to find inspiration.
From log cabins, to extra bedrooms, to a garden office, whatever the space you have, you’ll come away with ideas that will inspire you.
Tog 24 is a great place to stop if you’re looking to stock up on winter gear, with boots, coats, fleeces, and socks, plus plenty of gift ideas with the approach of Christmas.
You’ll be spoilt for choice if you’re looking for a greeting card in the Stationary and Gift Shop. Many are painted by local artists, depicting scenes of Devon’s moorland, coast and countryside, and double up as a great gift if you supply a small frame as well.
The Mason-Lawrence Gallery is a wonderful place to browse with bold, brave contemporary art that will draw you in, and leave you captivated as you marvel at the skill of the artists.
From Devon seascapes to wildlife painted in acrylic its an eclectic mix with something to suit every taste.
Dartington Crystal has been established for more than 50 years and its top of many anniversary and wedding lists. This outlet shop will give you plenty of ideas, just be careful you don’t drop anything!
Upcycle, recycle – head along to The Re-Store if you’re a fan of second hand wth many talented artists turning mundane furniture into works of art.
Be inspired here to try your hand at your own creations, or invest in a one-off piece that’s guaranteed to be unique.
Visiting the Toy Shop its like going to a souk and being overwhelmed with stuff! There’s a toy for everyone whether its a new born baby or great grandfather.
The Home Accessories shop is another place to find inspiration for your own living areas.
It’s filled with beautiful things that you just want to touch, and hug and smooth, or gaze at in admiration.
The Shops at Dartington are a real haven of tranquility where you can have a wonder, stop a while, admire the gardens, and enjoy lovely food.
Our favourite spot is the table the other side of our play area, while a walk along the Bidbrook towards Totnes is great for a quiet amble.
We’re open from 9.30am until 4.30pm, and there’s plenty to choose from on our menus.
We serve breakfast until 11.30am, with our breakfast baguettes, including a vegan option, served all day.
For lunch there are freshly baked baquettes, paninis. Salads and Chunk of Devon pies and pasties. and there’s a children’s menu too.
Local beers, ales and ciders, juices, tea, Voyager coffee freshly ground in Buckfast, are all available too, and if you’re with your children, we have secure indoor and outdoor play spaces, so you can relax for five minutes and enjoy a cup of coffee.
To find out more about The Shops at Dartington please visit https://www.dartington.org/visit/shops/
More more information and for other ideas about what to do in and around Totnes visit https://www.visittotnes.co.uk/see-and-do/attractions/the-shops-at-dartington/