Where to find farmers markets in South Devon
For a true taste of Devon, you won’t find fresher produce than that harvested by local producers. Below is our guide to where to find farmers markets in Devon, including plenty within easy reach of our cottages in South Devon.
Why visit a farmers market in Devon?
Where do we start? One of the very best reasons to visit a market in South Devon is that you’ll be buying from producers who supply some of the amazing independent eateries in the area. The meat, wine, and vegetables you pop in your bag could have just as easily ended up on the menu of a Michelin-starred restaurant.
Of course, buying local is also the best way to support Devon’s independent businesses that help make the South West such a unique place to visit.
Farmers markets in South Devon
Below are our top picks from the markets in Devon’s south coast towns and Dartmoor National Park. If you happen to be visiting in November or December, you might also like to read our guide to Christmas markets in Devon.
Bovey Tracey Produce Market
Where: Union Square, Bovey Tracey, TQ13 9AE.
When: first and third Saturday of the month.
Top buys: homemade cakes, fresh meat and game, pies and fresh fish.
Find out more about Bovey Tracey Produce Market.
Buckfastleigh Farmers Market
Where: The Globe Inn, Plymouth Road, Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0DA.
When: every Thursday.
Top buys: home-reared meats, fresh local fish, West Country cheeses, Luscombe cordials, and locally-sourced vegetables.
Find out more about Buckfastleigh Farmers Market.
Dartington Farmers Market
Where: Shippon Square, Dartington Estate, Totnes, TQ9 6EL
When: every Saturday
Top buys: sourdough bread, CBD oil, vegan cakes and chocolates, wild fermented foods and pasta made with fresh flour.
Find out more about Dartington Farmers Market.
Dartmouth Farmers Market
Where: The Old Market Square, Market Street, TQ6 9QB.
When: second Saturday of the month.
Top buys: artisan drinks, organic charcuterie, Dartmoor honey, locally-baked cakes, and homegrown plants and flowers.
Find out more about Dartmouth Farmers Market.
Looking for more ways to while away your days? Take a look at our guide to things to do in Dartmouth.
Kingsbridge Farmers & Craft Producers Market
Where: Quay Car Park, The Quay, TQ7 1HS.
When: first and third Saturdays of the month.
Top buys: locally-made pies, speciality mushrooms, herbs and spices, vegetables and free-range eggs
Find out more about Kingsbridge Farmers Market.
Tavistock Farmers Market
Where: Bedford Square, Tavistock, PL19 0AL.
When: second and fourth Saturdays of the month.
Top buys: Devon-caught fish, fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables, local farm-reared meats, and hand-crafted beer.
Find out more about Tavistock Farmers Market.
Teignmouth Farmers Market
Where: The Triangle, Teignmouth, TQ14 8AU.
When: last Saturday of the month.
Top buys: pressed juices, seasonal fruit and vegetables, preservatives, artisan bread and cheese.
Find out more about Teignmouth Farmers Market.
Totnes Good Food Market
Where: Market Square, Totnes, TQ9 5PB.
When: third Sunday of the month
Top buys: street food, fresh bread and bakes, plants, preserves and cheeses.
Find out more about Totnes Good Food Market.
If you have more time to explore, take a look at our guide to Totnes.
Stay in Devon
Once you’ve filled your basket with Devon’s finest farm market fare, what better place to prepare a locally-sourced feast than in a cosy holiday let? Take a look at our South Devon holiday collection.