Honiton Removals

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    Rated 'Excellent'
    on Trustpilot

    Family Owned
Established 1973

    Family Owned
    Established 1973

    British Association
of Removers

    British Association
    of Removers

    Eco Friendly

    Eco Friendly

    Moves Made Easy

    Armishaws are the South West’s leading removal company offering worry-free relocations.

    All removals include…

    • Removal Coordinator
      Removal Coordinator
      A dedicated Removal Coordinator will be assigned to your move.
    • Mileage
      Your quote will include mileage to ensure there are no hidden costs.
    • Cover for Goods in Transit
      Cover for Goods in Transit
      We offer restricted liability as standard, further options are available.
    • Carbon Footprint Offsetting
      Carbon Footprint Offsetting
      We’re planting over 2,000 trees to offset our carbon emissions.
    •  Trained, Uniformed Staff
      Trained, Uniformed Staff
      All Armishaws’ crew members are background checked and carry photo ID.
    • Recycled Materials
      Recycled Materials
      Our crews use recycled and recyclable materials wherever possible.
    • Covers & Blankets
      Covers & Blankets
      White goods and furniture are protected with slot-on, padded covers.
    • Carpet Runners
      Carpet Runners
      Full floor protection is also available at both locations (fees may apply).
    • Used Box Recycling Service
      Used Box Recycling Service
      Flat, used boxes can be collected (location dependent, fees may apply).
    • Robe Cartons
      Robe Cartons
      Your clothes will travel in style with specialist boxes for hanging garments.
    • Storage Options
      Storage Options
      Short and long term storage, with collection and delivery also available (fees may apply).
    • Biodegradable Mattress Bags
      Biodegradable Mattress Bags
      These sealable bags are only used once, then recycled.

    What our customers say...

    Armishaws Removals

    Why choose Armishaws for your move...

    Established in 1973, Armishaws are a family run company based here in the South West. We believe in greener removals, we’re planting 2,000 trees in the region to offset the carbon emissions of your move. We’re members of the British Association of Removers and operate to the highest standards of customer care and financial security. All our crews are trained to ensure you receive the best customer service, so you can rest assured that your possessions are well cared for in transit and in storage. With our high Trustpilot rating and reviews from so many happy customers, you can be sure that with Armishaws your move is in good hands.

    Greener Moves

    As part of our commitment to reducing the impact of our removals on the environment…

    2,000 Trees

    We’re planting 2,000 trees to help offset carbon emissions and create vital habitat for wildlife.

    Box Recycling Service

    We collect your boxes to re-use or recycle, giving you one less thing to worry about (dependent on location, fees may apply).

    Recycled Boxes

    All our boxes and soft packaging are made from recycled and recyclable materials to protect your belongs and the environment.

    Greener Vehicles

    Our teams drive greener vehicles and all our drivers go through driver efficiency training to reduce the amount of fuel used.

    Acid Free Wrapping

    We use acid free tissue paper which is not only better for the environment, acid free paper is also far better for your items.

    Biodegradable Mattress Bags

    We use sealable bags to help protect your mattresses while in transit, each bag is used only once before being recycled.

    Make your move greener
    with Armishaws.

    See our Eco Pledge here...

    Honiton – 7 Quirky Facts

    1. No Way!
      Honiton sits astride the Fosse Way, the ancient Roman road that runs between Exeter and Lincoln.
    2. White Wedding
      Queen Victoria’s wedding dress was made of Honiton lace. It was Victoria’s dress and the colour of Honiton’s lace that led to the tradition of brides wearing white dresses and the term ‘White Wedding’.
    3. Hot Pennies
      Taking place each July, the annual Hot Pennies Festival is wonderfully eccentric and unique to Honiton. The town crier and mayor throw hot pennies to a cheering crowd. The crowd then moves on to other hotels and pubs where more hot pennies are greeted with jokes and eager hands.
    4. Farm Folk
      Honiton hosts a yearly Agriculture Festival with live entertainment, music, hot food, stalls and attracts big crowds from the surrounding area.
    5. Hembury Fort
      Hembury is the site of an iron age hill fort. Locals have volunteered to help preserve the site which is a Scheduled Monument and was built on an earlier Neolithic settlement.
    6. Golden Oldies
      In recent times Honiton has a become a centre for antiques and antiquarian books.

    Local Info

    Schools – You can see the latest reports and Ofsted scores for Honiton.

    Population – The latest 2011 census gives Honiton’s population as 11,000.

    Transport – 20 minutes from the M5 and a short drive to the picturesque Devon coast and Jurassic Coast Heritage Site, Honiton also sits close the Dartmoor, another area of outstanding natural beauty. The nearest airport is located just 16 minutes away at Exeter. Honiton also benefits from a mainline train station with routes to London via Exeter.

    News – The Midweek Herald covers Honiton news and events.

    Best of Honiton

    Our pick of the best;


    This charming café and patisserie shines a light only local producers and bakes its bountiful goodies on site. Whether it’s a chunky toastie, fresh soup or rich cake, this is Honiton at its best!

    155 High Street, EX14 1LJ

    Real Wood Furniture

    With 50 years of experience, Real Wood Furniture design and manufacture Celtic oak and pine furniture with rustic, contemporary, traditional ranges for every room.

    Honiton Retail Park, Heathpark Way, EX14 1DP

    The Little Shop of Seasons

    The Little Shop of Seasons does exactly what it says on the tin, it’s packed with gifts, ornaments and more for every season and occasion. Ever changing, it’s always worth popping in to browse.

    1-3 Dolphin Court, EX14 1HT

    Wine World

    If you’re a fan of a relaxing glass, this excellent wine store with its friendly and knowledgeable staff will help broaden your wine horizons and stocks local wines and bottles from around the world.

    83 High Street, EX14 1PG

    Graham York Rare Books

    With over 20,000 rare and antiquated books in stock, this Aladdin’s cave of the printed word also has wonderful antique trinkets and ephemera making every trip a real treat.

    225 High Street, EX14 1LB

    About Honiton

    Small in stature, Honiton punches well above its weight for history, interest and amenities. Honiton lace is famous the world over, Queen Victoria’s wedding dress was made from Honiton lace and it was this very dress that created the tradition of brides wearing white.

    There are a number of historical sites in the area and the town’s rich architecture gives a taste of the town’s boom years when at various times it was renowned for textiles and pottery. Today it has a number of excellent antique shops, cafes and independent stores.


    History buffs will find much to explore. From an Iron Age hill fort and Roman occupancy to the period of prosperity during the 1800s. There are a number of annual events, an agriculture show, the wonderfully eccentric and unique Hot Pennies Festival, Guy Fawkes celebrations, Honiton even has its own traditional town crier. Dartmoor and the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site are also within easy reach for photographers, artists and walkers.


    Unspoilt by the larger chain stores, Honiton is just 20 minutes from the M5 and 15 minutes from Exeter where you’ll find all the big high street brand names, a cinema and theatre. Honiton also has a train station with routes to Cardiff, London, Bath and Bristol, and benefits from proximity to Exeter International Airport.

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