Shops & Businesses

Ilminster boasts a wide range of businesses.  With a large number of the businesses being independent and owned and run by local people and families.  The amount of different businesses in Ilminster, you are sure to find what you are looking for!

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BD Garden & Pet Supplies

B D Garden and Pet Supplies doesn't just sell seeds, compost, bulbs, plants, pet food, treats and beds.  You can also buy wild bird seed and feeders, household cleaners, cakes, biscuits, sweets, and even model toys.

Pop in for a browse, you'll be surprised whats inside!

6 Ditton Street, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0BQ

Monday - Saturday 9am to 5pm

01460 52967
Cafe Square
Cafe Square

Cafe Square is a small and friendly cafe in the heart of Ilminster. We can offer everything from breakfasts to lunches to coffee, tea and cake. We are also available for private functions.

7 Silver Street, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0DH

Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm
Saturday - 9am to 2pm
Sunday - Closed

01460 391552
Catherine McEvoy Photography

Catherine is a local Wedding Photographer based in Ilminster. She covers weddings across the UK and comes highly recommended. She works in a relaxed documentary style of photography which is natural and photojournalistic. She won’t ask you to pose for the camera, unless it’s something you want to do. She’ll provide a very personal experience for you from your initial booking through to the day you receive your wedding photos. Her turn-around on delivering wedding photographs is competitive. To see her work and make an enquiry, please visit her website, listed below.

Catherine will cover weddings on any day of the week and can be contacted at any time.

07896 203460
E & S Computers
E & S Computers

E & S Computers are proud to be an independent computer repair and sales company based in Ilminster.  We have been established since May 2007; making nothing but progress and happy customers.  As an independent business we strive to offer a service all of our customers deserve.  You can visit us at our shop in Ilminster, or you can contact us through our website, or give us a call.

24a Ditton Street, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0BQ

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 11am - 5pm
Saturday: Every other Saturday - check our website for dates.

01460 259999
Evolve Fitness Training

We help everyday people tone-up, lose weight and feel great!

Monday - Friday - 6am to 7pm

Forever Flowers By Sarah

Bespoke and beautiful flower arrangements for all occasions.

Free deliveries on orders over £20, in the Ilminster and Chard Area.

Busby's Reclamation Yard, Donyatt, Ilminster, TA19 9PX

Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm
Saturday 9am to 1pm

07720 808 782
Greenslade Taylor Hunt
Greenslade Taylor Hunt

Greenslade Taylor Hunt is one of the largest and longest established local independent firms of property specialists, chartered surveyors and auctioneers with over 170 years of experience.  GTH offers a broad range of expertise across residential, commercial, land & planning and agricultural markets.

15 East Street, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0AJ

Monday – Friday 9am – 5:30pm
Saturday 9am – 3:30pm

01460 57222
Hannah May Hair and Beauty Studio

Hannah May Hair & Beauty Studio - Offering the very best in Cuts ,Style ,Colour, Perming & Barbering. In addition Gel Nails, Pedicures & Eyebrows, Lashes, Massage, Facials, Microblading, Botox, Dermal Fillers and Slimming/Weight loss

31 West Street, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 9AA

Monday - 10am to 4pm
Tuesday - 9am to 6pm
Wednesday - 11am to 8pm
Thursday - 9am to 6pm (8pm from July)
Friday - 9am to 6pm
Saturday - 9am to 2pm (later by appointments)

01460 52524

Harmony stocks a range of yarns including, James Brett, Stylecraft, Robin, Wendy and Kingcole along with buttons and knitting patterns. We also sell footwear, clothes, bags, greetings cards and much more.

4 Swan Precinct, Ditton Street, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0DG

Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm
Saturday 9am to 4pm

01460 55460
Harrimans Menswear
Harrimans Menswear

At Harrimans, you will find a wide collection of clothing to suit all ages and pockets. Predominately menswear, with a little bit of children’s and ladies too. We pride ourselves on our excellent level of stock and ability to order goods in from a large supplier base to give our customers as good a service as we can provide.

From your traditional gent wanting a pair of Farah trousers to your more contemporary guy in search of Wrangler jeans and shirts we have it all.

You will find rails of traditional brands such as Gabicci, Gurteen, Drifter and Peter Gribby to cover a wide range of both tops and bottoms.

For a more fashionable slimmer fit you may find Remus, Lizard King, Southern Comfort and Maddox Street are a little more appealing. Covering all occasions from a day at the beach in shorts and t-shirts to a night on the town in jeans and a shirt, or maybe even a waistcoat.

9 Silver Street, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0DH

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday - 9am to 5.30pm
Thursday - 9am to 2pm
Saturday - 9am to 5pm

01460 52628
Ilminster Antiques and Interiors

Ilminster Antiques and Interiors have an eclectic mix of furniture, porcelain, paintings, soft furnishings, clothing and collectables.

We are a collective sharing our passion.

Unit 10, Larchfields Estate, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0PF

Tuesday - Saturday - 10am to 4pm

01460 259970
Ilminster Arts Centre Café

Relax and enjoy a homemade meal in our award-winning licensed cafe. Tuck into one of our delicious daily specials, or choose from our regular menu of hearty sandwiches, panini and baked potatoes. Ingredients are sourced from local suppliers wherever possible, and our teas and coffees are FairTrade. Our dog friendly Cafe Garden is a lovely place to sit and enjoy a cuppa or light lunch in the open air, and is popular with walkers and cyclists.

We have been voted 'Best Coffee Stop of the Year' by Cycle Somerset!

Ilminster Arts Centre, The Meeting House, East Street, Ilminster, TA19 0AN

Mon-Fri 9.30am-3pm (lunch served 12-2pm), Sat 9.30am-2pm (no lunches)

01460 54973
Just Things
Just Things

Just Things is the only independent dedicated fair trade shop in the Fairtrade Town of Ilminster.  We have in excess of six suppliers and sell a wide range of fairtrade food, drink, toys, jewellery, bags, household and decorative items and greetings cards.

We are proud to be a member of the British Association for Fair Trade Shops and Suppliers, and a tenant of Number 18 Silver Street - your destination for all things creative and decorative.

Wendy, Leigh-Lin and David look forward to welcoming you to our shop. Remember the Ilminster Fairtrade Town motto - "if you can, buy local; if you can't, buy fair trade".

18 Silver Street, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0DJ

Tuesday - Saturday - 10am to 4.30pm
Closed Sundays, Mondays and Bank Holidays

01460 391104
Macs Printing
Macs Printing
Chameleon House, West Street, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 9AA

Monday - Friday - 9am to 5pm

01460 54598
Minster Veterinary Surgery

Minster Veterinary Surgery is a small animal RCVS Tier 2 accredited facility. This means that all our vets are fully qualified to address your pet's needs.


4 Ditton Street, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0BQ

Mon to Thurs 8am to 7pm
Fri 8am to 5pm
Sat 9am to 12pm
Out of hours on call vet.

01460 52487

Antiques and vintage, and a great little cafe! with 9 rooms of antique and vintage items, books and art!

57 East Street, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0AW

Wednesday - Saturday - 10am to 4pm

01460 54856
Prima Moda Brides
Prima Moda Brides

Prima Moda Brides has a fabulous range of bridal gowns, from the truly traditional to modern in store.  Collections include Mon Cheri and Venus and a wonderful range of bridesmaids' gowns.
Jean welcomes you to Prima Moda Brides to experience a truly personal and unique service. Appointments mean you get a complete one-to-one service within your own personal space and relaxed atmosphere.

Jean prides herself in the excellent choice of gowns.  She is always on hand to help advise you and make finding your perfect dress an enjoyable experience.

Prima Moda Brides also stock and supply Prom Dresses, and Evening Gowns.

14 Ditton Street, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0BQ

Monday to Saturday - 10am - 4pm
One to One Appointments available on request

01460 54600
Remains to be Seen
Remains to be Seen

Come and have a look at our antique, collectable and vintage furniture, decorative items for the home. They also stock silver, ceramics, jewellery, kitchenalia, militaria, postcards, thimbles, quirky bits and pieces . . . . and much, much more!

We also offer a pearl and bead re-threading service at very competitive rates.

24 East Street, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0AJ
(2 doors up from Post Office!)

Mon-Sat 9:30-4:30
(Sundays closed)

01460 53028
ROAM Outdoors Activity Centre

ROAM is essentially an outdoor classroom without walls. We make fire, build dens, discover nature, cook, craft, play and more!

We currently run very popular weekly parent/toddler (mini ROAM’ers) sessions, where children can explore the woods and enjoy a story based on our weekly theme. We also run a weekly session for Home Educated children – an opportunity to learn and develop in our outdoor practical environment. At weekends we offer the chance for primary school children to attend our ROAM Rangers club and each month we run an event for the whole family. Furthermore, we are able to host Birthday Parties and other special events.

We offer outdoor adult cooking classes – a chance to prepare and enjoy fine food cooked using fire whilst surrounded by nature.

Local schools are invited to join us for Forest School sessions plus we are happy to accommodate classes if you would like to enrich your curriculum.

Dillington Estate Office and Farms, Whitelackington, Ilminster, Somerset,
Shudrick Barn
Shudrick Barn

Converted 200 year old former agricultural barn, 10 minutes walk from Ilminster town, full of character and providing quality self catering holiday accommodation and seclusion, with views of the Somerset countryside.
Perfect for two people, the interior has been finished to a high standard with radiators and a log burner.  Well equipped kitchen, lounge area, dining area, king size double bed in bedroom, shower room, verandah and private courtyard.
Free Wi-Fi.

22 Townsend, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0JA
01460 57682
Sweet Surprise
Sweet Surprise

Sweet Surprise is a work-based Day Service for adults with Learning Disabilities. We provide support and training through tutor led sessions and work placements. Our Sweet Surprise Trainees make all sorts of crafts, these are sold in our shop.

We are also a Traditional Sweet Shop and Café. We serve drinks, hot and cold food, homemade cakes and the best scones in Somerset!

23 Silver Street, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0DH

Support & Shop Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm
Café Hours: 9.30am - 3.30pm

01460 54225
Symonds & Sampson
Symonds & Sampson
21 East Street, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0AN

Monday to Friday 8:45am till 5:30pm and Saturday 9am till 1pm

01460 200790
The George at Donyatt
The George at Donyatt

The George at Donyatt is situated just outside Ilminster and a short drive from Chard in Somerset. It is conveniently located just off the M5 and within easy reach of Taunton.

The George offers a warm welcome, real ales and locally sourced produce in a relaxing and friendly atmosphere.

Comfortable accommodation is available at The George at Donyatt which is ideal for visiting the counties attractions such as Ilminster Cathedral, Cheddar Gorge and Chard Museum. Rooms are available from just £53 or a single room, including breakfast.

Donyatt, Ilminster, TA19 0RW

Summer hours (1st April - 31st Oct) Monday to Saturday 12-2 6-9 for food Sunday all day
Winter hours (31st Oct to 30th March) Tuesday to Saturday 12-2 6-9 Sunday all day

01460 57518
33 Silver Street, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0DW