Bampton in Devon

Bampton in Devon

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Local Shops, Businesses and Services

Bampton has a very surprising range of shops and services for its size. We have a Post Office (incorporated into our Spar shop), two small supermarkets, a butcher, greengrocer, a bakery, hairdressers, a fish bar, and a printers, to name but a few. There are also a number of places to eat and drink.

To add your business to these pages, email the webmaster.


The Butcher's Shop

23 Brook Street
John & Alison Wescott

We sell our own organic lamb and beef when available, with other locally produced meat from named farms, and home-made pork sausages free from colouring and preservatives.
People travel from miles around to visit this shop.

Also an extensive range of fine cheeses, being organic, local, English and a few continental.

We are open from 7.30am-5.00pm Tuesday - Friday and Saturday 7.30am - 1.00pm.
Phone: 01398 331208



Estate Agents


Commercial Agents



Seddons Bampton

Bridget Froud has worked within the competitive property market of Bampton, Dulverton and the surrounding area for over 25 years and has a successful selling presence within the community.  Seddons  cover the whole of Exmoor, West Somerset and Mid Devon.  Bridget with the help of Carol and Louise at the Bampton Office and Mike and Sue at the Dulverton Office would be responsible for overseeing the sale or purchase of your home.  We hope we give a friendly, efficient and professional service and judging by the huge number of thank you letters we have received over the years we are managing to achieve this. 
Please do call in for a confidential chat and/or to arrange a free market appraisal. 

Phone: +44 (0) 1398 332006 Fax: +44 (0) 1398 332123

The SPAR shop was bought by the Gillett family in October 2008 from the Sewards who had run the business for 100 years. Gillett's Callington is a locally owned business based in Callington who own a total of 52 Spar convenience stores in the South West.

Bampton Post Office


• An Off Licence
• Hot Food 7 days a week (pasties, pies & sausage rolls)
• Fresh Produce
• Locally supplied Quality Meat, Sausages and Bacon from Gillett's Butchery in Silverton
• Freshly Baked Bread
• DVD Hire
• Newspapers and Magazines
• An extensive range of Dairy and Grocery products
• Free to Use Cash Machine


We are open from 7am until 9pm Monday to Saturday and 8am until 8pm on Sunday every day of the year with the exception of Christmas Day. We are a National Lottery and Paypoint Agent.

Telephone: 01398 331200

Bampton Pharmacy


Also available travel medicines, toiletries, babycare, vitamins, homeopathic remedies, and continence products.


Bampton Pharmacy

Bampton Pharmacy
22 Fore Street
Devon EX16 9ND

Phone:  +44 (0) 1398 331455


Opening hours:

Monday - Friday 9.00am--6.00pm
Saturday 9.00am--12.30pm

Sunday closed

Anna Ansell BPharm, MRPharmS
Neil Ansell BSc, MRPharmS

Anna and Neil, Bampton pharmacists

No. 4

No. 4 Shop/Gallery is a venture to showcase local art and craft.

We are a non-profit making cooperative of five core members and we have been given this exciting opportunity by Sara Carnac, the owner of this shop. We all live in, or close to Bampton, and we also seek contributions from other local craftspeople. Our aim is to provide an interesting and changing display of work which is of a high standard and yet accessible.

No. 4, Brook Street

There is a variety of work for sale, including hand-made glass bead jewellery, paintings, pottery, pyrography on spalled wood, scarves and bags, decorative glass, and cards.

No. 4, Brook Street, Bampton, Tiverton, Devon

Opening Hours:
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11am-3pm
Saturday 10am-1pm

Pottery Pyrography   Glass-bead jewellery Ceramics

Me To You Hair & Beauty # Cuts # Restyle # Colour/Colour Corrections # Bridal # Massage # Shea Bliss Facials # Gel polish # Spray Tans # Ear Piercing # Waxing # Manicures/ Pedicures #
Me to You Beaty Salon, Bampton

Victoria Carey

Me to You Hair and Beaty Salon
11 Newton Square
Bampton EX16 9NE
01398 331622

Facebook Me to You Hair and Beauty Salon

See also Bampton Fish Bar in Food & Drink


Traditional ironwork created by Jim Goodwin at Lodfin Farm, Bampton. It is always nice to be able to say "this is hand made, and I've met the guy who made it!" Curtain poles, weather vanes, signs, lighting, fire baskets, door furniture. whatever you require, custom made. Bespoke work undertaken where Jim will help with your designs, or if you can sketch your own ideas, all the better. Visitors welcome by appointment.

Telephone/fax: +44 (0) 1398 331400
Web site:

Wrought iron Finished product

Bampton Gallery

Dealing in Antique Ceramics -

primarily 18th and 19th Century English Porcelain

Bampton Gallery
Devon EX16 9AG

Telephone: + 44 (0) 1398 331354

We have stalls at various Antique Fairs - see our web-site for details of when and where, and also some of the items we have in stock.

You will also find us at Taunton Antiques Market every Monday.

Traditional Upholstery


Kate Russell formerly working from Bampton Gallery can be contacted via information below.  Kate has a traditional upholstery business specialising in antique furniture.  She can also obtain a wide range of upholstery supplies, from tools and springs to hair and hessian. 


Telephone: + 44 (0) 1278 661518

Bampton gallery - upholstery
Kate reupholstering a chair

Kandy Solutions

Kandy Solutions Ltd. is a database engineering and software development company based in Bampton, specialising in building bespoke systems for businesses. We are a small and friendly team and focus on building a system that works for you. We’re fast, agile and cost-effective. Some call us programmers, other call us sorcerers.  But they all call us the best investment they made to their business.

We’ll work with you to find grounded, practical, real-world answers to your very particular IT challenges. No bureaucracy or clumsy protocols. Just smart answers to genuine business issues.

We can automate processes and make software that can de-skill a task, give consistency, and streamline processes. Freeing up time for you and your team, and we’ll work alongside you through each phase of the development.

Our Clients are diverse both in size and sector. And we’re not just limited to Devon. Our clients are based all over the UK, and as far afield as New York.

Call us today and let’s set up a free evaluation of your existing system, so we can figure out how best Kandy can help you, and your business.


Phone: 01398 332921
Mobile: 07715 486701
   Littlebrook Cottage,
   Frog Street,
   EX16 9NT

Also, here is the email for the Bampton Business Group, should anyone want to get in contact with us.

D.A. Somerwill

Building & Roofing Contractors

Tel: +44 (0) 1398 332472
Mobile: 07860 658590

DA Somerwill
DA Somerwill

DRYSEAL Fibreglass Roofing System -

  • Dryseal semi-rigid system.
  • Long life expectancy of at least 30 years - materials and workmanship guaranteed for 25 years against leakage, backed by insurance.

Castle Grove

Castle Grove Retirement, Nursing Home, & Sheltered Housing

Registered Nursing
Home Association

Set within four acres of beautiful grounds, Castle Grove offers prestigious accommodation designed to suit individual care needs.


Castle Grove
Castle Grove

Castle Grove, Bampton, Devon EX16 9NS

Telephone: + 44 (0) 1398 331317 Fax: 01398 331329

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Cove Garden Nursery

Cove Garden Nursery is a family run nursery in mid-Devon supplying to the public a wide range of garden plants for both keen gardeners and discerning enthusiasts alike. We pride ourselves on quality, not only of our plants but our service as well. The Nursery is less than 2 miles from Bampton.

Summer Opening Times(BST): 9am to 6pm Monday-Saturday, 10am to 4pm on Sundays

Winter Opening Times (GMT): 9am to 5pm Tuesday-Saturday, 10am to 5pm on Sundays.

Welcome to Cove Garden Nursery

Cove Garden Nursery, Cove, Tiverton EX16 7RU

Telephone: + 44 (0) 1398 331946

Closed 25th December to 2nd January

Naomi Hemingway
  • Spreadsheet and Database Design
  • Admin and Telephone Contact
  • Book-keeping - Excel and Sage
  • File Management


  • Typing
  • Qualified Training
  • Proof Reading
  • DTP
  • Mail Merge
  • Regular or Occasional Contracts

Naomi Hemingway
Office and Computer Help
Tel: +44 (0) 1398 332849
Mobile: 07802 800515

Office and Computer Help

Rupert White Interiors

Rupert White Interiors is a local interior design business run by two knowledgeable designers with many years of experience behind them.

Rupert White Interiors

From a whole house refit to a Roman blind we are able to accommodate you. We have a wide range of pattern books from some of the best known companies such as Colefax and Fowler, Osborne and Little and Zoffany.

We also represent some newer designers including Emily Bond, Lyndsay Alker, and Peony and Sage.

We are happy to advise on any aspect of interior design to the tricky subject of lighting, to paint colours, new bathrooms to furniture.



Rupert White Interiors,3a Brook Street, Bampton, Devon EX16 9LU

Tel: +44 (0)1398 332444

Sue Scammell

Sue Scammell Interiors -

Designers & Manufacturers of Interiors

  • We visit, design, measure, make & install.
  • Period Properties to New build homes, specialising in difficult windows.
  • Handmade in our Devon workshop.
  • Suppliers & makers of; Curtains, blinds, loose covers, upholstery, furniture, colour coordination, fabrics, wallpapers, paints, space planning, lighting, mirrors, poles and tracks!




Phone - 01884 235 885 or
Mobile - 07771578459
Email -
Website -



Sue Scammell
Sue Scammell Sue Scammell

Somerset Care

Somerset Care is an award-winning, not-for-profit organisation with 25 years’ experience of supporting people to live independently. 

Our Community Services teams support people living in their own homes across the South West, including the Bampton area, providing a range of services to help increase our customers’ independence. This support could be for a short period of time, to enable someone to recover their independence following an illness, or injury, or it could be on a long-term basis.

If you have any queries or would like to find out more, please contact your local Community Services office in Taunton on: 01823 447120.

Somerset Care also have care homes throughout Somerset. For details of your nearest homes, please visit:


Somerset Care
Acacia House
Blackbrook Park Avenue

Brendon Hill Tree Services Ltd

Brendon Hill Tree Services (BHTS) of Wiveliscombe, Somerset, is a major player in the South West's tree surgery industry and provides a variety of related services. These include woodland management, hedge laying, bank restoration, and fencing, as well as wood fuel supply.

Established and run by Henry Fox and employing a highly qualified team of arboricultural specialists, Brendon Hill Tree Services manage all aspects of woodland management and conservation from their base near Taunton. The company provides tree services in Somerset as well as Dorset and Devon.

Brendon Hill Tree Surgery

Tel: +44 (0) 1984 624218
Mob: 07971 531333


Brendon Hill Tree Services Ltd.
Jews Farm House
Somerset TA4 2HL

The Wooden Workshop

Wooden Workshop
Wooden Worshop

The Wooden Workshop is a family run business near Bampton, owned by Dean and Laura Lander.

We offer a wide range of services ranging from Fencing, Decking, Stables, Dog kennels, Sheds, Pheasant equipment, doors and garden furniture. Dean is also able to do joinery work such as cabinets and kitchens. Any bespoke projects are welcome. This list is by no means endless so please contact us with your ideas.

We believe in providing quality products that are built to last. Please visit our website or give a ring and we will do our best to help you.

EX16 9EU

Tel: 01398 332266

Team Wooden Workshop are pictured on the right!

Wooden Workshop - the team

Cycle Way Workshop

At Cycle Way Workshop we carry out all aspects of Bicycle Maintenance and repairs
Here is a small selection of work we carry out at Cycle Way Workshop:

  • Three diffrent levels of servicing.
  • Bicycle Restorations.
  • Wheel building/truing.
  • Fixed gear cycle builds.
  • Road worthiness checks.
  • E-Bike Motor conversions.
  • Bicycle Recommissioning.
  • E-Bike motor servicing and repairs.
  • Hydraulic brake servicing and repairs.
  • Front suspension servicing and tuning.
  • Rear shock absorber servicing and tuning.
  • Custom builds to customers specifications.

Cycleway Workshop

Cycle Way Workshop.
Workshop Unit 2, Pinkworthy Farm,
Oakford, Tiverton,
Devon. EX16 9EU.

Tel.: 07970 369093

We have For Sale a good selection of secondhand bicycles that have been refurbished through our workshop to a very high standard.

Barle Valley Forestry

Barle Valley Forestry

Barle Valley Forestry

Barle Valley Forestry is a professional, family run business with 30 years' experience in the forest industry. Based in Brushford near Dulverton we offer a range of forestry services to woodland owners within Exmoor National Park and surrounding areas of Somerset & Devon.

Services include:

  • Woodland Management Planning
  • Grant Scheme Applications
  • Low Impact Harvesting Operations
  • Woodland Creation and Restocking
  • Ride Maintenance
  • Wood-fuel Supplies
  • Land-based Training Courses & NPTC Assessments
Barle Vallet Forestry - logs

Barle Valley Forestry
Station Road
TA22 9AD

Tel: 01398 323213

Energy Systems SW

An earlier copy of the Bampton Business Group Directory is available to download here. (6MB)


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