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Dress to impress this winter with a dryrobe
A vision that began as a child’s towel cape and has developed into the ultimate changing robe, which is essential for those who love the great outdoors. You’ll see these unique garments on beaches across the UK and far beyond. It’s the kind of item that’ll change your life and should be a staple in every wave-rider's wardrobe. Come rain or shine, summer or winter, this all-year round accessory will be a fantastic gift this Christmas.
Mix it up with funky flavours from Luscombe
Luscombe confesses to being ‘proudly obsessed with flavour’ and so you know that every one of its organic juices, soft drinks and tonics are bound to be delicious. We love its products, story and the fact that you know you've picked a good Devon cafe when you can see these beautiful glass bottles stocked in the fridge. Be sure to check out #DayofLuscombe on Instagram to learn more.
Score some brownie points with treats from Bake & Brew
If you’ve ever visited the Tarka Trail on a sunny summer’s day you’ve probably encountered Bake & Brew. Its nifty bike cart carries an array of delicious baked goods and beverages to keep you going as you enjoy the beautiful route. What’s even better news is that it recently launched a postal service so you can have brownies delivered to your door wherever you may be in the UK!
Let the festive fun be-gin with Salcombe Gin
Salcombe Gin is one of the best distilleries to visit in Devon, situated on the stunning coastline and taking inspiration from local history to create the product its so passionate about. If you are a gin lover or know someone who is, we would definitely recommend checking out its products. Or, if you're ever on a visit to South Devon, why not take a tour of the Salcombe distillery?
Get a little cheesy with Quickes
This one is for the cheese lovers! South West-based cheese-maker Quickes uses traditional recipes, time-honoured techniques and its rich heritage to make its deeply flavoured clothbound cheddar. With more than 500 years of history, you know you’re going to love the products it's perfected in this time.
A prize that's the bee's knees from Beevive
Beevive launched its Crowdfunder UK campaign earlier in 2019 and got its innovative bee revival keyring product off the ground. With the bumblebee population in dangerous decline, its keyring can be filled up with a sugary solution, ready for you to be a hero the next time you see a tired looking bee!
Riverford’s farm in Devon is a hub for delicious organic, seasonal produce. Its boxes can be delivered straight to your door, amongst meal kits and other products to help you to ‘live life on the veg’. Plus, given that all the fruits and veggies are grown on its own farm, you can rest assured that they’ve been nurtured for the best taste possible.
The sweet selection that Bristows offers is very impressive, from traditional bonbons, toffees and fudges to modern mocktail treats. Made with as many local ingredients as possible, including clotted cream that the South West is famed for, every piece gives you a little taste of Devon, wherever you may be.
Shortlisted for the ASOS Beauty Awards 2019, Beauty Kubes is a fantastic business based in Cornwall that champions plastic-free living. Its shampoo, conditioner and body wash kubes are perfect for both at home and when you're heading off on holiday, and they give you the chance to be kinder to the environment by cutting down on plastic.
You’ll be blown away by the glasses at Dartington Crystal
Dartington Crystal has been crafting stunning glassware since 1967 using traditional techniques at its North Devon premises. It is one of only a handful of crystal brands that is still producing in the UK, and a tour of the factory is a truly fascinating and mesmerising experience.
Get through the crispy cold weather with Burts
You may not know, but Burts crisps are actually hand-cooked in Devon (it’s probably one of the reasons they taste so good). It brings us some of the best flavour combinations in a packet, from Guinness flavours to Levi Roots, firecracker lobster, Jim Beam and so many more.
Discover the best of the South West with an adventure on us + gifts from all of our pals mentioned above!
If you love all the businesses above, or know people who would, day 12 is our grand giveaway where one lucky person will win something from every business on this list, plus a voucher to visit the South West in one of our Cornwall or Devon cottages! Worth more than £1,000, this prize is the ultimate Christmas hamper and would really finish 2019 off on a high!
Don’t forget to visit Discover the South West on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram every day between the 1st and 12th December if you’d like to be one of 12 lucky winners! We cannot wait to share these incredible prizes with you and celebrate the very best of the South West this Christmas.