the 'gateway' to Devon and Cornwall, stands on the main road & rail
route to London and Exeter.
A pleasant residential and market town, Honiton is world famous
both for its lace products and the unique hand painted pottery produced
The visitor to this friendly town will be delighted at the number
and variety of antique shops and could while away many hours browsing
vibrant street market
Tuesday and Saturday, Honiton has market stalls lining each side
of the broad main street.
You can buy such diverse items as clothing, electrical goods, books
and paintings, as well as antiques and bric-a-brac.
the addition of local garden centre products, the end result is
a colourful vibrant display.
local museum has a wealth of artefacts from Honiton's colourful
past, situated on the high street next to St. Paul's church it's
certainly worth a visit.
pictured outside Honiton Museum
is said to be the first place in Devon in which wool was manufactured
The serges produced from the looms in the town enjoyed a great reputation
for their quality.
Sadly, with the advent of cotton, there was a decline in demand
and eventually only one serge-maker survived.