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Thornes ButchersThornes ButchersAward winning butchers
THORNES BUTCHERS was started up in 1979 by Michael & Rosemary Thorne. Michael from a butchery background & Rosemary from a farming Background.
Taking over the Wiveliscombe shop which had been closed, they were very appreciative of the back up they had from Rosemary’s late parents who supplied the shop with beef & lamb.
Our eldest son Rodney is a farmer. Farming in a most beautiful part of West Somerset, in between to the rolling hills of Exmoor & lush green vale of Taunton Deane.
We were pleased & surprised to be Award Winning Butchers, being anonymously voted as one of the top 100 shops in the World to visit, the publicity from this award led on to our shop being awarded Best Rural retailer.
“The best butchers ever. Wide variety of meats, information on farms of origin displayed in shop window. Deli counter – well stocked and good range of sheep and goat milk produce. Friendly, helpful staff. All of the meat comes from very local farms and most of it is free range.”
Monday to Friday – 08.00 to 17.00
Saturday – 08.00 to 12.45
Sunday – Closed