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, a Lloyds Bank (with cash point) and a Sainsbury's supermarket.

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

The South Molton livestock market takes place every Thursday and a dedicated cattle market is held on the first and third Wednesday of the month. Well worth a visit along with the Pannier Market which is held every Thursday and Saturday morning where one can buy fresh local produce.

The delightful country town of Dulverton (17 miles) boasts a number of boutique rural shops and cafes in a most picturesque setting on Exmoor.

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.