This directory is intended for local businesses to advertise their services.

If you would like to add your business, please email to discuss your requirements and terms and conditions. Separate pages are available for a small charge.

Bookkeeping services

Bookkeeping Southwest

I run a small bookkeeping business that is primarily aimed at small and medium size businesses. I provide a service catered to the needs of the individual, so can either complete a clients books once a year to calculate their tax position, or maintain a set of books on a weekly or monthly basis to allow the client to keep a close on eye on his/her financial position at any time. I can coordinate paying suppliers, chasing outstanding debts, reconciling bank accounts, PAYE and VAT issues and any other accounting problem or procedure you may have.


Karen Hillyer MAAT
Senior Bookkeeper
PO Box 164, Bideford, Devon EX39 9DR
Tel: 07795 514614
Web: Southwest Bookkeeping

Cakes and Confectionary

Fancy Something Sweet

Fancy Something Sweet is my new business producing homemade cakes and confectionery in a new commercial kitchen in Buckland Brewer village.

My name is Anneli and I am a qualified baker / cake decorator. I have been making cakes for many years for friends and family and have finally decided to put my skills to good use!

I am selling cakes, cookies and meringues by post or free delivery in the village, some of my produce is for sale in Babbs, our local butchers. I also make birthday, wedding cakes and chocolate favours.

For Easter I will producing a range of personalised Belgian chocolate Easter eggs, please ring for details.

I would like to thank Buckland Brewer Parish Council for their support during the setting up of this business and Babbs for helping me get started by selling some of my cakes and cookies!


Telephone: 451794
Web: Fancy Something Sweet


Cottage Cattery

Cottage Cattery

The Cottage Cattery is a home exclusively designed for cats. It is set in a secluded cottage garden among some of the most beautiful countryside of north Devon.


Catsborough Cottage
Catsborough Cross

Telephone: 01805 624832
Web: Cottage Cattery

Child care

Little Wings Childcare

Ofsted registered childminder located in Buckland Brewer. I have vacancies for children of all ages, including before and after school care.



Anna Macdonald
Telephone: 01237 451575
Mobile: 07835 827238
Web: Little Wings Childcare

Driving instruction

Bideford Driving School

I have been your local driving instructor for the last 15 years.


Ian McKellar
Bideford Driving School
7 Orleigh Court
Buckand Brewer
Telephone: 01237 451865
Web: Bideford Driving School

Electrical Contactor

Richard Gilbert

I have been trading for 39 years, am an NIC EIC approved contractor fully qualified and insured. We undertake all types of electrical installations, Installation Testing to BS7671 and PAT testing.

Richard Gilbert
7 Orleigh Close
Buckland Brewer
Telephone: 01237 451664
Mobile: 07977 406003

Guitar and music tuition

Elysium Guitar Tuition


Guitar and musical tuition serving Buckland Brewer and the surrounding areas. For a  prospectus, please contact David Passmore.


Elysium Guitar Tuition
3 Babeleigh Close
Buckland Brewer
EX39 5XZ

Telephone: 07817 876733

Holiday accommodation – self catering

West Hele farm holiday cottages.

West Hele is a working beef farm set in beautiful North Devon rolling countryside. We have two disabled-friendly, self-catering holiday cottages in the picturesque and tranquil setting of our farm, hidden away 1½ miles from Buckland Brewer.


Mrs Lorna Hicks
Telephone: 01237 451044
Mobile: 07977 905627
Fax: 01237 451309
Web: West Hele farm holiday cottages.

Holiday accommodation

Sykes Cottages

A selection of holiday cottages, including:


Sykes Holiday Cottages
Lime Tree House
Hoole Lane, Chester
Cheshire, England, UK

Telephone: 01244 356666
Fax: 01244 321442

Office hours: 9am to 9.30pm, 7 days a week


Braddon House Kennels

Braddon House Kennels is a family run business set within acres of idyllic countryside. Our aim is to give your dog a holiday while you enjoy your break. We believe our kennels is a dog’s first choice!


Ian and Bridget Ferguson
Telephone: 01237 451383
Web: Braddon House Kennels

Machinery and vehicle repairs

Steve Daniel

Mechanical repairs, maintenance and servicing, OBD code reading


Mobile: 07825 642796
Telephone: 01237 451593

Photographic services

Photography by Trevor Maggs

Trevor is a local photographer living in Buckland Brewer, together with his wife Beverly they provide a very relaxed and friendly atmosphere to be photographed in a studio setting, whether its for the whole family or just of the children.

Trevor is also available for Weddings, Parties, Events and Pets.


01237 452457 or 07849935555
Web: Trevor Maggs photography


The 13th Century thatched Coach & Horses Inn at Buckland Brewer in North Devon is set amongst the beautiful Devon countryside, with Exmoor on one side, Dartmoor the other and the lovely sandy beaches of the North Devon coast within a few minutes drive. The ideal location for a perfect traditional free house.

We specialise in home cooked cuisine and offer a range of food from our extensive menu and specials board every lunchtime and evening. Our comfortable dining room provides an intimate setting in which to enjoy your meal, or simply sample our selection of well kept ales.


Telephone: 01237 451395
Web: Coach and Horses pub

Sweet shop

The Sweet Window Traditional Sweet Shop

Inspired by the village shops of the 1900’s, we sell our wares through our cottage window, where villagers and visitors alike can ring the window bell to satisfy their sweet tooth.

We stock retro sweets and toffees alongside the new and exciting, lined up in traditional sweet jars and weighed and packed in a traditional style.

Our gift selection is growing by the day, and everything we offer is created to be just as special and exciting as our window. We always celebrate the seasonal with hampers and Christmas gift tins, Halloween swag bags and handmade Easter eggs to name a few. We also offer personalised sweet jars with your message and all year round gift boxes with bespoke cards to show you care.

We also provide sweets and accompaniments for your special Events. Birthdays, weddings, whatever the occasion, we can make your day even sweeter with our sweet buffets, centrepieces, favours, goody bags and miniature sweet shop hire. For every event we cater for, we come up with new and Exciting ideas to ensure your sweet table or piece is as individual as you are.

For more information on any of our offerings see our Facebook page.

Window cleaning

John Clements – Clear View Professional Window Cleaning

I do all external window cleaning including high reach sky lights, conservatory roofs and solar panels using a waterfed pole system with purified water, and internal using traditional methods.
I also do high reach pressure washing for gutters, facias and walls. I have a rotary cleaner for driveways, patios, paths and decking. De-greening with eco-friendly, child and pet safe chemicals. All fully insured.

I do regular cleans usually 6weekly on windows and one offs, no job to small!


Telephone: 01327 451827
Mobile: 07554822337
Web: Clear View Professional Window Cleaning