A flea market is held on Castle Square on alternate Sundays throughout the year from 9am to approximately 4pm. In addition, the town is filled with traditional family businesses; of particular interest are the many antiques, book, arts-and-crafts, and gift shops. The Marches Pottery, 45 Mill St. (tel. 01584/878413), produces a wide selection of hand-thrown tableware and individual pieces decorated with subtle Chinese glazes, including a host of terra-cotta flowerpots.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.