Vinyl trail

Devon and Cornwall have some great places to rummage for records.

We have included all those we know about in rail served towns and cities in Devon and Cornwall, plus some in places easily reached by bus from stations. If we have missed anyone, please let us know at railpart@plymouth.ac.uk

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St Ives
Penzance

This shop specialises in retro music and film related items including vinyl.

Penzance

This eclectic vintage shop sells vintage furniture but also stocks vinyl and has a gallery space for local artists.

Camborne
Truro

Traditional record shop stocked with vintage vinyl from floor to ceiling.

Truro

Located in the heart of the city this shop has an extensive range of new and used vinyl across all genres.

This branch specialises in books and music and relies on donations from the local public.

Falmouth

Located right on the main street, this shop has a large selection of vinyl with all genres catered for. They also sell music memorabilia.

Jam-packed with vinyl, over two floors, this record shop has a vintage flavour. It also has a café so if you fancy lingering over that purchase why not have a coffee while you do it.

This shop is slightly tucked away, off the main high street, but is well worth seeking out. They sell vintage records and clothing as well as DVDs and musical instruments.

Falmouth
Newquay
St Austell

Independent record shop stocking used, rare and collectable vinyl. Everything from Blues to Jazz.

St Austell

Located in the Market House, this shop has a wide range of used vinyl for sale. All genres covered but with a specialism in rock music.

Bodmin (bus from Bodmin Parkway)
Bodmin
(bus from Bodmin Parkway)
Liskeard

An abundance of vinyl can be found in this shop, but their specialism is rock and heavy metal. A wide range of music memorabilia is also on sale.

This is mainly a musical instrument shop but they also stock rare and vintage vinyl.

Liskeard

Large vintage shop selling antique furniture mainly but also stocks vinyl.

Plymouth

This great little shop is opposite the Barcode cinema and well worth a visit to seek out some choice pre-loved and new vinyl.

Totnes
Newton Abbot

Award winning, family run business that stocks new vinyl alongside books and music magazines. Currently click & collect and online sales only.

Newton Abbot

Independent record store that stocks a large quantity of used and new vinyl across all genres.

Exeter

One of the largest selections in the South West of quality new and used vinyl. All genres.

Recently opened on 1st floor of the Tazma Studios building in Pinhoe. Check it out!

This branch specialises in pre-loved vinyl and CDs, plus sheet music and art materials.

Exeter
Exmouth
Barnstaple
Exmouth

Based in Exmouth Indoor Market and recently re-fitted to accommodate even more vinyl.

Barnstaple

Just 10 minutes' walk from the station, this treasure trove of secondhand vinyl is tucked away in one of the oldest parts of Barnstaple. It is curated by owner Matt who is passionate about what he does.

Predominantly a comic shop but they do also stock a good selection of pre-owned vinyl in store.

Teignmouth
Paignton

Independent stockist of vinyl across all genres in the heart of the town.

Specialising in 60s and 70s classics, as with SPS this record shop is just a short walk from the railway station.

Paignton

This independent music shop was established in 2012 and has a large stock of quality new and used vinyl, as well as other musical supplies. Currently moving premises to 4 Torquay Road, re-opens early September.

Colyton (bus from Honiton)
Colyton
(bus from Honiton)

The Shed has over 30 traders in one place selling an eclectic mix of vintage furniture, clothes and kitchenalia. Among them is I Heart Vinyl who sell a large collection of pre-loved vinyl.

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