4 Best Places to Shop in The South, England

Dauwalders of Salisbury

The retail outlet of this leading British stamp dealer also specializes in coins, medals, and die-cast models, and is a good source of quirky gift ideas.

42 Fisherton St., Salisbury, SP2 7RB, England

Kingsgate Books and Prints

Located under the medieval Kingsgate Arch, this atmospheric shop is filled with drawings, travel prints, engravings (many by local artists), rare antique county maps, and secondhand books.

P&G Wells

The oldest bookshop in the country (in business since 1729), P&G Wells has numerous books by and about Jane Austen, who had an account here and, in 1817, died almost next door. It also has the region's largest selection of children's books.

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Wednesday Market

This large traditional market sells bric-a-brac and antiques inside and organic local produce and Dorset delicacies such as Blue Vinny cheese (which some connoisseurs prefer to Blue Stilton) outside.

6 Weymouth Ave., Dorchester, DT1 1QS, England