Newspapers are available through the shop at Woodside Garage (just up the A361 towards Tiverton – approx. 3 miles).

General shopping and supermarkets.

The town of South Molton (5 miles) has a range of facilities including a Post Office, several banks (with cash points) and a Sainsbury’s supermarket.

The Spar convenience store, co-located with the Post Office, is open until late seven days a week.

There is a cattle market on the first and last Thursday of the month and a Pannier Market every Thursday and Saturday morning which can be worth a visit.

Both Barnstaple (16 miles) and Tiverton (19 miles) offer a greater range of shops and Exeter (40 miles), as the county’s major city, boasts an excellent range of boutique shops in addition to the usual array of high street chain stores.