About the Shops

Shops from the air (cropped)

Sitting in a tranquil spot on the edge of the beautiful Dartington estate; The Shops at Dartington host a unique collection of shops, cafes and hands-on workshops selling over 17,000 items in total:

The Shops at Dartington are a social enterprise in which all profits go towards supporting the charitable activities of The Dartington Hall Trust.

Summer Sale

Join us at The Shops at Dartington for our Summer Sale, starting Saturday 20th June 2015.

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Opening hours

(all Mon-Sun)
Gardens: dawn ’till dusk
Visitor Centre: 9am-5pm
Shops: 9.30am-5.30pm Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm Sun(Venus Cafe 8.30am-5pm Mon-Sun; Cranks 8.30am-5pm Mon-Sat, 9.30am-5pm Sun)
Barn Cinema Box Office: 12.30-7pm
White Hart restaurant: 12-3pm & 5.30-9pm
White Hart bar: 12 noon-11pm
Roundhouse Cafe: 10am-8pm

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Food and drink


We have two cafes to take your pick from: Venus Café and Takeaway, providing locally sourced organic options that cater for the whole family, and Cranks Kitchen, a vegetarian restaurant focusing on fresh veggie dishes made from local ingredients.

Workshops for everyone


Want to get hands-on? There’s a variety of workshops to take part in at the Shops. Throw a pot with Crazy about Clay, take part in a leather-making workshop with Tanner Bates Leather School, or join in the restoration fun with ReStore’s creative repurposing workshops.

Latest News

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Map of the Shops

Welcome to our new shops!

Two new shops - 'Fashion and Beauty' and an expanded 'Home Accessories' shop - have joined the Shops family. Read More >>

Upcoming events

If you can’t see anything here, we don’t have any upcoming events right now. Try again soon or keep in touch to stay informed.

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