“ As much a community than just a barbershop..
…where we pride ourselves on quality hard work, but above all a place where family and friendship go hand in hand”


To make life more pleasant for parents and children we have a lovely selection of toys for all age groups and actively encourage children to enjoy their haircutting experience.


For those short on time, we offer Early Bird appointments, opening the shop  from 07:30 am. Please be advised to book though if this is a time you’d like, as they are very   popular appointments!


With strong links to several military charities including The Baton and a long   standing forces clientele, we are pleased to offer a Forces Discount to all those who produce their  military I.D at the till.


We have enjoyed incredible support and loyalty from our customers over many years, our appreciation has been reflected in the fact that our prices have increased very little since 1992.

More than a ‘Whiter shade of Pale’ support for our Stamps

More than a ‘Whiter shade of Pale’ support for our Stamps for Hospiscare ….. Procul Harum was formed by Gary Brooker MBE in 1967, their massive hit of ‘Whiter shade of Pale” sold over 10 million copies. Gary’s lovely wife Franky has been sending...
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£800 given out in January 2017 to local Charities

Our support of local charities (as well as individuals) is very important to us, so many of our customers and friends have benefitted from their care. Our 26 year support of HOSPISCARE continues and our recent support of Honiton’s Memory Cafe and TRIP now grows with a...
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Christmas opening hours

The shop will be shut from Dec 24th until Jan 3rd Wishing all our friends and customers the very best of ‘Health and Happiness’ for Christmas and New Year… Our sincere thanks for your tremendous loyalty and...
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Alan speaks at the RAC Club, Pall Mall, Sept 13th 2016

Alan was invited to speak about the Baton to a very philanthropic guild at the legendary RAC Club Pall Mall. The Black Tie Dinner held in the prestigious ‘Mountbatten Room’ with 200 guests present, Alan’s talk was about the Baton, its aims and all the discreet...
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Another young customer’s success

Another of our young customers who has achieved at the very highest level is Jonathan Dowen who became the RAF Typhoon Display Pilot for the 2015 season. Jonathan was a customer from a very early age and joined Honiton Air Training Corps (ATC) when he was 13 later he...
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Alan’s Birthday Celebration

huge thank you to everyone who sent messages, cards etc for my birthday, many from friends and customers overseas – I was quite overwhelmed to be honest What a super Birthday Surprise I had with the best result possible Exeter Chiefs Official 16 Bath 6 smile emoticon...
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Claire’s battle against Breast Cancer.

Sadly brave Claire lost her battle, but left us a shining example of how to fight adversity with dignity and compassion for other people facing the same – a very special lady that will always remain in our thoughts… Please get behind Claire Ilsley a very brave...
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Honiton’s Food Bank and a Westminster out of touch?

We are really pleased to join other caring people in the town who support the King’s Centre Food Bank, today we joined the appeal with £150 worth of products from CO-OP Lace Walk. Honiton – lets keep showing everyone what a caring town we are lucky to live...
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Our young customers succeeding

Age brings different gifts…having been in the area for 38 years and seeing young customers do well is one of them. Doug Fordyce is one of them, with his family he was a regular customer from a young boy until leaving Honiton Community College and to see him...
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“Hospiscare Stamp Appeal – please keep them coming! More than £260,000 has been raised through used stamps and collections and a sizeable portion of that total can be attributed to the shop. To make funds through something that is normally thrown away is...
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Otter Nurseries Garden Centre

The Alan Rowe Barbering team have been in action supporting good causes lately… Jenny, her family and several customers made up an ‘Its a Knockout’ team at Otter Nurseries Garden Centre supporting the Baton Charity the Nurseries has kindly chosen the Baton as it’s...
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Brave Ellie passed away January 5th 2012

We were so sorry to hear that a very special young lady named Ellie passed away 9.38 am on Thursday, 5th January 2012, she would have been seven years old on 25th January, the past few days have been quite thought provoking. Ellie was born on 25th January 2005 and is...
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