Local Shops (Updated 7.5.20)

As recently announced, only shops selling food and essential items are allowed to remain open. However, some essential shops are choosing to close and some non-essential shops are offering a home delivery service. Please note that the situation is changing daily so it is recommended to check if the shop you want to visit is still open, or is open for restricted hours only. Also note that many shops are asking customers to queue outside two metres apart and to enter one or two at a time. The current situation is:


Country Stores – open as usual, fresh bread every morning, milk and other foodstuffs, animal feed and hardware – 01963 440464

The Wild Garden – Nick and Tia are selling fresh organic salad leaves from their gardens on Sandbrook Lane on Tuesday mornings – pre order only on 07717 454806

Revolving Rubber – mobile tyre fitting able to fit tyres or repair punctures at your house – call Rob on 07514 672606 or email revolving.rubber@sky.com

Orchard Inn – open again for takeaways, Thursday – Saturday 5pm – 9pm, 01963 440751


Village Shop – open as usual – 01963 440201

Catash Inn – closed but offering takeaway food and drink 12pm – 2.30pm and 5pm – 8.30pm most days, call 01963 441531


George the Greengrocer – open and offering home delivery 01963 548451 or 07483 890119 – order in morning for afternoon delivery

The Market Garden – open and offering home delivery of fruit, veg and dairy products and will collect from other shops to include with delivery – 01963 350650 or 07738 524254

Castle Cary Post Office – open Monday – Friday mornings only 9am – 1pm – Wincanton PO is open mornings Mon to Fri 9am – 1pm and Sat 9am – 12pm and Queen Camel PO is open Mon to Fri 9am – 3.30pm and Sat 9am – 12.30pm

Boots – open, 01963 350263

Denelas Bakery – open

Unwrapped Essentials – open 9am – 2pm, deliver to Galhampton on Thursdays, 01963 359159

McColls – open

Co-Op – open 8am to 8pm daily

The Deli – open for salads, pasta, soups, cheese and more, local deliveries available – 01963 351000

Somerset Wine – free delivery within 25 miles of Castle Cary with minimum spend £75 – call 01963 548228 or 07717 396635

Dave Marsh – open 9.30am – 4pm, closed Thursdays, home delivery available

Thoroughly Wild Meat – open – home delivery available, call 07770 382041 – full range at www.thoroughlywildmeat.co.uk but call to order as cheaper this way

Proper Pet Co. – open for restricted hours, delivery available to existing customers who are over 70 or self-isolating, call 01963 351400

Phillips Garage – open

Bailey Hill Bookshop – closed but offering home delivery for orders taken via email/phone – 01963 350917 bhbnews@gmail.com, www.baileyhillbookshop.co.uk

Wine Wizzard – open 11am to 3pm, free local delivery for a minimum of 12 bottles, call 01963 351919 or 07789 190849

Home Café – soup, cakes, bread and scones – call for a bespoke menu – collect or delivery by arrangement 07432 731092

The Bay Tree – freshly cooked meals for home delivery – call 01963 350989 or 07969 150627 before 11am and deliveries will be made between 12pm and 1pm

The George – home deliveries of lunches and dinners, special offers for NHS staff and shop workers – call 01963 350761 – also a pop-up shop open daily

Levant – takeaway meals, delivery available, call Tanya on 01963 350248 or 07779 093020, menu and details at www.levantcatering.com

Castle Fryer fish and chips – now reopened – Tues to sat 4pm – 8.30pm – phone order in first on 01963 350566

Miah’s Castle – Indian takeaway – open see www.miahs-castlecary.co.uk 01963 350425 or 351888

Dragon House Chinese takeaway – open, see website for hours chinesetakeaway-dragonhouse 01963 351010

Castle Cary Kebab and Pizza House – open see www.love-takeaway.com/castle-cary-kebab-pizza-house

Xpressofix – collect and return bicycle maintenance/repairs, no call-out charges, call Rob on 07860 313018, www.xpressofix.co.uk

Tuesday Market – closed


Morrisons (Wincanton) – website 01963 32760

The Newt – open as usual with the grounds and food shop open plus food boxes available for local delivery – click here for more details

Slow Farming (Clanville) – 5kg and 10kg packs of beef delivered free within 10 miles, check www.slowfarming.co.uk for offers

Oliver Dowding (Shepton Montague) – locally produced apple juice and cider, see www.applesjuice.co.uk or call 01749 812652 or 07966 456244

Dorset Fine Dining (Higher Holton) – freshly baked bread, mixed fruit and veg boxes, meat, dairy products, pies and puddings – email eat@dorsetfinedining.co.uk or text 07525 667687 – collection or local delivery available

Eat West Country (Bruton) – frozen meals available to collect, delivery available on orders over £50 – 01749 813082 – somethingforsupper.co.uk and eatwestcountryfood.co.uk

Pickers Catering (Bruton) – ready meals available, delivery free on orders over £15 within a five mile radius of Bruton, email suzy@pickerscatering for an order form

Kimbers’ Farm Shop (Charlton Musgrove) – open and offering free delivery within a 10 mile radius on orders over £50, 01963 33177 or 07813 989839 or www.kimbersfarmshop.co.uk

The Fine Food Company (Wincanton) is no longer offering home delivery

ONLINE SHOPS (Castle Cary):

Article Somerset – online sale of homewares and gifts, www.articlesomerset.com or call 01963 352109

Oxford Mill – women’s and men’s clothes and gifts – www.oxfordmillclothing.co.uk

Needful Things – bespoke interiors, women’s clothes and gifts – www.needfulthings.uk.com

The Wonderful Garden Company – garden tools, gift vouchers and accessories – www.thewonderfulgardencompany.co.uk or 07939 486713

Trowbridge Gallery – accessible art and unusual gifts plus women’s clothes and accessories – www.trowbridgegallery.com

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