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The Ultimate Candy Trail: Embarking on a Sweet Sojourn with SoSweet

The Ultimate Candy Trail: Embarking on a Sweet Sojourn with SoSweet - SoSweet

Jason Stanley |

Indulgence comes in all forms, but nothing quite parallels the delight of stepping into a store where the very air seems infused with saccharine whispers and the promise of delicious memories. Welcome to the world of SoSweet, where every store is an Aladdin's Cave of confectionery treasures waiting to be discovered!

1. Westward Ho! - The Coastal Candy Corner Address: Unit 3a Latitude 51, Bath Hotel Road, Westward Ho!, Bideford, EX39 1GW

Starting in the picturesque coastal village of Westward Ho!, named after Charles Kingsley's novel, our store stands as an iconic candy corner. Can anything beat the combination of sea waves and a bag full of diverse sweets? From jellies that mirror the azure of the sea to lollipops that swirl like the tides, our Westward Ho! store promises a burst of flavours with every bite.

Trivia: Did you know Westward Ho! is the only place name in the U.K. with an exclamation mark? Quite fitting for the exclamations of joy our sweets elicit!

2. Barnstaple - Sweetening the Historical Town Address: Green Lanes Shopping Centre, Barnstaple, EX31 1UL

In the heart of North Devon's main town, our Barnstaple outlet is a testament to the juxtaposition of history with the contemporary. While you revel in the town's rich history, take a sweet detour and discover our array of American candies, reminiscent of the vast landscapes across the pond.

Trivia: Barnstaple is home to the Pannier Market, where trading has been ongoing since Saxon times!

3. Bude - Beach Vibes and Candy Delights Address: 10 Belle Vue, Bude, EX23 8JL

Nestled in the charming coastal town of Bude, our store complements the serene beaches and thrilling surf. After a day in the Cornish waters, what's better than refreshing your palate with fizzy candies or quenching your thirst with a unique American soda?

Trivia: Bude's Sea Pool is a semi-natural amenity that has provided safe bathing since the 1930s!

4. Plymouth - Where History Meets Sugar Address: Armada Centre, Plymouth, PL1 1LE

Plymouth, the city with naval grandeur, now boasts of our extensive range of pick'n'mix, ensuring your taste buds set sail on a delightful journey. Explore chocolates, gummies, and a world of snacks that'll keep you munching as you wander the historic city.

Trivia: Plymouth is where the Mayflower set sail in 1620, carrying pilgrims who founded modern America.

5. Paignton - The Bayside Candy Experience Address: 24 Torbay Road, Paignton, TQ4 6AF

In the heart of the English Riviera, Paignton’s SoSweet store ensures a sweet bayside experience. From lollipops that are as vibrant as the town's festivals to treats as refreshing as the gentle bay breeze, we've got you covered.

Trivia: Paignton Zoo, founded in the 1920s, is one of the U.K.’s leading zoological gardens!

6. Exeter - A City of Stories and Sweets Address: 18 Sidwell Street, Exeter, EX4 6NN

Exeter's rich tapestry of history is now interwoven with SoSweet's delightful offerings. From timeless classics to modern treats, there's something to complement every story this city whispers.

Trivia: The Exeter Book, one of the oldest surviving Old English poetry manuscripts, resides in the Exeter Cathedral.

7. Weymouth - Seaside Serenity and Sugar Rushes Address: 104 St Mary's Street, Weymouth, DT4 8NY

By the gentle embrace of the Jurassic Coast, Weymouth's SoSweet store offers a prehistoric range of candies! Okay, not quite prehistoric, but certainly vast and exciting.

Trivia: Weymouth’s Sandsfoot Castle was commissioned by Henry VIII to protect against European invaders.

8. St Ives - The Artistic Palate Address: 42 Fore Street, Saint Ives, Cornwall, TR26 1HE

The bohemian vibes of St Ives, a haven for artists, find a sweet parallel in our store. Here, every candy becomes a masterpiece, waiting to be admired and then savoured.

Trivia: The Tate St Ives showcases the best of British art with the sea as its dramatic backdrop.

9. Truro - The Cathedral City’s Candy Chapel Address: 24 King Street, TR1 2RQ

In the shadow of its magnificent cathedral, Truro's SoSweet store stands as a candy chapel, welcoming all who seek a sweetened solace.

Trivia: Truro is Cornwall’s only city and is known for its gothic-revival cathedral.

10. Newquay - Surfing the Waves of Flavours Address: 1 Bank Street, Newquay, TR7 1EP

As surfers ride the waves, candy enthusiasts can ride the diverse waves of flavours at our Newquay outlet. From tangy to sweet, fizzy to smooth, it’s an adventure you won't forget.

Trivia: Newquay is often referred to as the surf capital of the UK because of its world-famous waves.

So, there you have it, the ultimate candy trail across the South West of England! A voyage through time, history, culture, and above all, a world of sweets that spans across pick'n'mixes, American classics, drinks, lollipops, snacks, and so much more. As you wander these beautiful towns and cities, let SoSweet be your sweet companion, adding a touch of flavour to your memories.

Dive deep into the universe of candies, let your taste buds roam free, and remember - in the world of SoSweet, every moment is worth savouring. See you at our stores!