Meet the Maker

Tom's Pies in south Devon

Born and bred on Dartmoor’s doorstep, Tom Cull is a true Devon boy who makes pies to rival the pasty. Come to south Devon and see what he loves about the place.

Stories & Characters Katie Chown

Gandys London in Cornwall

Philanthropic brand Gandys London opened their first south west shop in Fowey - discover why they thought Cornwall encapsulated their ethos.

Stories & Characters Katie Chown

Metal Chickens of west Cornwall

We've christened Mike the 'chicken welder of the west' but in fact his work is much more elegant. Come be inspired by Mike's metalwork and stay at the end of the country.

Stories & Characters Katie Chown

John Arbon Textiles in north Devon

Let John spin you a yarn about all the goods things north Devon has to offer, it's why they've chosen to set up a life there after all. Be inspired to holiday in north Devon by the Arbon woolly wonders.

Stories & Characters Katie Chown

Otter Surfboards of North Cornwall

Love the water like an otter on a surfboard once you've read James' story about living on the north coast of Cornwall.

Stories & Characters Katie Chown

Panary Dorset

Bake bread with Paul Merry at Panary in Dorset and taste the difference a locally milled flour can make. Be inspired by Paul to stay in Dorset.

Stories & Characters Katie Chown

Out of the Valley on Dartmoor

Out of the Valley on Dartmoor create bespoke and beautiful furniture and timber structures inspired by the landscape around the riverside workshop. Be inspired to stay on Dartmoor when we Meet the Maker and discover Rupert's story.

Stories & Characters Katie Chown

Somerset Charcuterie

'Basically, we love where we live.’ Be inspired to stay in Somerset when we Meet the Maker and discover the Simpson story.

Stories & Characters Katie Chown

The Cornish Food Box Company

"We always knew we wanted to sell only Cornish food – that way we knew exactly where it had come from". Tor and Lucy tell us how their Cornish food box company came to be and now delivers all over the country.

Stories & Characters Katie Chown