Shopping in Bampton

Bampton is an historic charter town nestled on the edge of Exmoor National Park and is popular with locals and visitors.

Bampton has a variety of independent retailers, as well as a traditional pharmacy, greengrocers and butchers. It creates a picture postcard image of a town in Mid Devon and allows visitors to step back in time and experience some authentic stores.

Bampton has more than one award-winning pub to choose from and a number of cafés. The town is very popular with cyclists and walkers as it is on route 3 of the National Cycle Network, and surrounded by a number of circular walks, with stunning viewpoints, making it a perfect place to stop for a break.

Its quaint setting makes Bampton an enjoyable place to shop and spend time exploring the area.  Bampton Heritage Centre offers free entry to their museum for visitors who want to learn more about the local history. The Centre also provides guided walks out and around the town.


  • 4 Gifts and Flowers
  • Bampton Framing
  • Bampton Fresh (Greengrocers)
  • Bampton Pharmacy
  • Bampton Post Office
  • Corks & Cru Wine Shop
  • Costcutter
  • Figs Fabric Shop
  • Jill Blackie Designs
  • Lucy Lou’s
  • SPAR Newton Square
  • The Butcher Shop

Pubs, Eateries and Takeaways

  • Bampton Fish Bar
  • Bampton Kebab
  • Bawden’s the Bakers (at Lucy Lou’s)
  • Bridge House Guesthouse
  • Smokehouse in the Square
  • Spelt
  • The Quarryman’s Rest
  • The Swan
  • Toucan Café Bistro
  • White Horse Inn


  • Bampton Heritage and Visitor Centre
  • Learning and Resource Centre
  • Riverside Hall
  • St Michael’s Community Hall