About us

Browns is a family run business founded in 2008 and based on beautiful Exmoor. Providing a great customer experience is at the heart of everything we do. 

Our store can be found in the centre of Dulverton. We aim to bring our customers a fabulous range of interesting and eclectic items. 

 

Phil and Seonee Brown 

Phil and Seonee moved to Dulverton with their two children in 2003, fulfilling their life long dream of moving to Exmoor. Browns was created shortly after when they began trading at local markets, and in 2017 they opened their current location in Dulverton. Before moving to Dulverton they had a number of retail businesses including a cook shop, bridal wear boutique, children's wear shop and a cafe. Between them they have over sixty years' experience of owning and working in retail. Outside of work, Phil and Seonee can be found gardening or working on their long list of home renovations and DIY tasks!

Beth Brown 

Daughter of Phil and Seonee, Beth joined the business officially in 2019, although she has been helping out since 2008! Beth joined after leaving her role as a marketing manager for a law firm in Bristol, when she finally accepted that city life just wasn't for her and moved back to Dulverton. 

 

Chester, Kipper and Hamilton

Last but certainly not least, are the Browns shop dogs. Kipper (left), Chester (middle) and Hamilton (right) can normally be found snoozing upstairs and helping us to remember the days most important events, including lunch and walk time!

Kipper is a bordoodle (border collie cross poodle), Chester is a kobetan (tibetan terrier cross cocker spaniel) and Hamilton is a cockerpoo.

If you are ever in the area then we hope you will pop in and say Hi, and please feel free to bring your four legged friends with you. Our motto is "Everyone is welcome at Browns, and we hope to welcome you soon!".

Gallery 

Phil and Seonee with our Kenyan bird carver and friend 

Phil, Seonee and Beth having a selfie break whilst looking for new suppliers at the Spring fair (NEC, Birmingham 2020)

The whole team in the shop courtyard (before we got Ham)

Baby Hamilton in August 2021

 

Check out the Dulverton walking guide for lots of brilliant walking routes in our area. Find it here