Although it’s a small and picturesque seaside town don’t let its looks deceive you, Salcombe has some wonderful shops tucked away in its winding streets. Even if you’re visiting Salcombe to get away from the frenzy of city living you’ll probably want to indulge in a little retail therapy. With that in mind be sure to visit these 5 Salcombe shops.
Bibi & Mac
If you’re looking for quality clothing then you have to drop in to Bibi & Mac. Renowned as one of the best Salcombe shops thanks to its great stock and always stellar service, you’ll find plenty to browse here. They also have a second shop, located a little further down Fore Street, which is home to beautiful home-ware products as well as a delightful café, so you can relax with a coffee.
Will Bees Bespoke
Located on Island Street this new addition to the Salcombe shops offers gorgeous bags, purses, and other ladies accessories. Exuding vintage class, the store is a joy to peruse, while the staff are welcoming and professional without being overbearing. You’ll find an incredible range of leather and fabric bags and accessories, all made in Britain and with exquisite craftsmanship. You can have your initials embossed onto the products for free so these make a perfect keepsake to remind you of your holiday, or a personalised gift for a loved one.
Quba & Co
Of all the Salcombe shops this is one that has truly become a cornerstone of the town. First established in Salcombe by Jim Hartley and Willam Bees, it began by creating one-off jackets from reclaimed sailcloth. The Salcombe jackets became wildly popular with sailors and landlubbers alike. Now a chain of stores across the South West and Southern England, Quba & Co stocks a range of timeless and understated nautically-inspired clothing for men and women. Salcombe is home to two Quba & Co shops, one stocking their standard range, the other focusing on their heritage products, where every item is truly unique.
This photography gallery has been running for over a decade now and has built an enviable reputation among the community of Salcombe shops for providing stunning images from local photographers. You’ll find a huge range of prints on sale of Salcombe and the surrounding area which are just calling out to find a new home on your wall, a constant reminder of your blissful holiday.
Cranch’s Pantry & Sweetshop
Indulge your sweet tooth at Cranch’s, a longstanding institution among Salcombe shops. Popular with young and old, nothing beats picking out a bag of old favourites like cola bottles, aniseed balls and bon bons. It’s not just sweets though, in the pantry you’ll find groceries and other odds and ends to help complement your holiday in Salcombe.
Salcombe is home to a fantastic range of shops, and these are just some of the more iconic independent retailers that are proud to call the town home. Be sure to explore these and all the other Salcombe shops when you stay in the town.
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