My Perfect Day In Tavistock By Insideout

This Itinerary is best for people looking for: Shopping, Food & Drinks and Walking.

The opportunity to start thinking about our Summer plans is becoming more and more exciting! With Tavistock fully reopening on Monday, it only seems appropriate to highlight the incredible things to do in and around the town that everyone can enjoy. Whether you are popping down for a Staycation or you are local, you may find our blog series, 'A Perfect Day In Tavistock By - ' of interest!


Starting with Insideout, you will be able to hear from the businesses of Tavistock what their perfect itineraries are for a day in Tavistock. This is a great way to hear recommendations from true, local experts and discover fun and unique days that you definitely won't find in any travel guide.


So, let's get started! Nicky, the owner of Insideout is kicking off this blog series with her favourite way to enjoy Tavistock. Insideout is a beautiful lifestyle shop located at 4 West Street, and you can enjoy browsing stylish, yet unique home interior products, gifts, jewellery and much more!

Q. Tell us a little about your background and why you love Tavistock.


A. My husband, Paul and I moved to the Tavistock area just over 18 years ago after leaving jobs in the city of London to set up our own business, Insideout. We visited Over 270 towns to identify places that we wanted to live and work, Tavistock was in our top three. Our desire to be in Tavistock was due to the feel of the town! It has some truly beautiful historic buildings and a great mix of small independent retailers, with the added bonus of a successful Pannier Market. We have never regretted the move.


Being on the edge of Dartmoor makes Tavistock a really special place. From certain positions in the town you can see the swell of residential buildings and shops against the setting of the stark and dramatic moorland. Yet if you are happy to drive you have access to the Devon and Cornwall coast in about 40 minutes... What 'moor' could you want?


Q. How would you spend your time in Tavistock for the perfect day out?


A. A perfect day in Tavistock to me is exploring the unique businesses of the town and enjoying walks in the surrounding area.


I'd start by wandering along West street and Brook street, enjoying the mix of small, unique independent retailers amongst a few (but not too many) of the more know national brands. I always like to make a stop at Country Cheeses and De la Torres in The Pannier Market Courtyard. These are perfect places to stock up on cheese and olives to enjoy when you return home or to your accommodation whilst enjoying a break in Tavistock.