I think we have more than a few lovers of antiques & vintage that follow the site so we have put together a post sharing some of the best places to hunt & shop locally  🙂

Wells Reclamation – Wells BA5 1RQ

One of the largest reclamation yards in the UK – you can probably find everything you want here, and while searching/browsing, find things you’ll want to take home with you – even if they weren’t on your list!

Milly’s Antiques – 14A East St, Crewkerne TA18 7AG

Check out the variety of antiques, ceramics, jewellery, glassware and vintage items. Milly’s pride themselves on customer service and offering the highest quality of products at fair and honest prices

The Customs House – 9G Station Rd, West Bay, Bridport DT6 4EW

Full of hidden gems – antiques / Collectables, new, vintage and retro items. A great place to spend a couple of hours – and the staff are very friendly and helpful.


The Emporium – 39 Princes St, Yeovil BA20 1EG

The Emporium has three floors, and is home to over 80 independent retailers and artisans who showcase a fantastic range of antiques, vintage clothing and collectables, jewellery, records, toys and much more

Antiques Bazaar – The Old Textile Mill, South St, Crewkerne TA18 8AG

The perfect destination to browse around the numerous displays of stock – the onsite cafe, easy parking and mini garden centre all make for a great day out.

The Vintage Trading Company – 16 Marsh Green Rd E, Exeter EX2 8PQ

Antiques, antique collectables, vintage, curios, retro etc. Free car parking for up to 20/30, and open
7 days a week from 10am – 5pm.


The Attic – 10f, Bakers Yard, Alphin Brook Road, Marsh Barton, Exeter EX2 8RG

Antiques, vintage, shabby chic – very popular.

Dorchester Curiosity Centre – Grove Trading Estate, The Old Bus Depot, Dorchester DT1 1ST

Approximately 100 traders ensure that you will find a large range of products – “something for everybody”. In-house delivery service ensures that larger purchases are always delivered promptly and courteously.

Fagin’s Antiques – The Old White Ways Cider Factory, Hele, Nr Exeter, Devon, EX5 4PW

Taken from their website – “Featured in the Independent Magazine as one of the ’50 Best Antique Shops in the Country’, citing our excellence in Architectural, Garden and Antique Furniture”


Castle Cary Vintage Market – The Market House, Castle Cary, BA7 7AH

As it says, a vintage market with different stalls, offering everything you might expect – clothes, jewellery, china and more – and refreshments on site.

Chrisp Bros Curios – Higher Farm Industrial Estate, Preston Rd, Yeovil BA20 2ET

The owners rely on antique fairs and home clearances to collect unusual items – these items are then upcycled, and given a new lease of life.

Langport Vintage Market

A selection of traders sell a variety of antique and vintage items – clothing, furniture, linen, books, pictures, jewellery etc. There are also craftspeople making things from vintage and recycled materials.

Castle Reclamation – 5 Parrett Works, Martock TA12 6AE

This is the place for natural stone fireplaces – can be carved to your design.

In stock are unusual items of Architectural salvage – stone staircases, balustrades, door surrounds, mullioned windows etc. Also reclaimed bricks, stone, oak and elm beams, doors, flagstones, floorboards and cast iron guttering.


Campbell’s Carousel – 4 Polmorla RoadWadebridgeCornwall PL27 7ND

Furniture, art, clothing and gifts. Check out their ever rotating gallery of vintage inspired gifts, glamour and goodies.

Giant Shepton Flea Market – Royal Bath &West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 6QN

Over 250 inside and outside stalls, selling retro-furniture, vintage clothing, garden statuary, crafts, art, jewellery, books, toys, sweets, clothes, CD’s, music, gifts, lifestyle products, stationary, fabrics – and more.

A licensed restaurant, cafe, food court and on-site banking facilities all help to make this a great day out for all family members

Busby’s Reclamation – Ilminster TA19 9PX

A family run business based near Ilminster – there’s something different in the reclamation yard every week and you can find most of the things you need for restoration (or new build) in beautiful old materials.

Bridport Antiques – The Old Court, 41 West Street, Bridport DT6 3QU

“Antique, Vintage, Collectables, Artists, Craftsmen & Artisans” – check out the very helpful website


Clevedon Market – Hill and Sea, Clevedon (first Sunday monthly, April to September, 10am to 2pm).

Artisan market held in Clevedon – locally produced food and drink, craft makers and vintage collectors from the South West.

Bath Saturday Antique and Flea Market – Walcot St, Bath BA1 5BG

Friendly Saturday market, lovely collection of stalls, with something to see for everyone. Great market, with local traders, and vintage bargains to be found for everyone

Happy shopping 🙂

P.S all images on this post taken at the very lovely Antiques Bazaar in Crewkerne