There’s more than 100 shops, businesses and organisations on our site from timber to Tai Chi, new looks to new homes. Let’s explore…

For long-time locals it’s good to know what’s open... Libraries, food-shops, pubs, cafes and more are back in business with further reopeings planned.

Bags of books available in The Bookery

And however well you know the area, there will probably be a few surprises like delicious local food deliveries: milk from Kelland Dairies, salad boxes from Gourmet Leaves and meat from Devon Boxed Beef and The Meat Box Company. Oakcroft Farm Produce not only deliver but have a regular stall at Crediton Farmers’ Market open again in the Town Square, which is now filled with picnic tables organised by the Town Team and live music arranged by Crediton Arts Centre.  

Delicious food to eat in or take home from The Kitchen@25.

New to the area? You will find this site an essential guide. A good place to start is our community pages: the latest news in The Crediton Courier, or try Crediton Radio, full of thoughts, advice and entertainment and much more from Churches to Classes and a host of online and telephone support.

Homestart offers support to families experiencing challenges

 Next stop: Shopping and Services. Lots of essential information here – Supermarkets and Food Shops like Four Seasons all of whom have remained open throughout, serving the community as have post offices, pharmacies, surgeries and many villages shops like those at Cheriton Fitzpaine, Sandford, Morchard Bishop and Kennerleigh. And don’t forget your pets, large and small. We have two local vets plus plenty of shops selling anything from a bag of dog treats to pony saddle. And once you have sorted out the basics you will discover there’s so much more: like wool shop Craft Sisters, surfboards from Circle One, and unusual gifts from Boka.

Meeples' Corner stocks all sorts of games for the enthusiast, from hard-to-get imports to family-friendly ones.

Just visiting? As restrictions are lifted you will find a big welcome for visitors. The Lamb and The New Inn both offer comfortable accommodation in delightful village settings and both have restaurants and bars too. A trip to the area will usually start at the magnificent Crediton Parish church – a Cathedral in all but name and then take a walk up the High Street which is filled with the essential like Adams Home Hardware, owned by the same family for many years to local butcher Coxes which has served local produce to locals for more than a century. It’s one of many family-run businesses which make the High Street a unique shopping experience. 

The Duck at Yeoford - thriving village pub serving delicious food and drink as well as a PUB-UP-SHOP offering essentials and food supplies to our local community during lockdown.

So whether you have lived In & Around Crediton for 30 days, 30 years or are just passing through you will find something to interest you on our site. 

Sep 15, 2020
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