For even more festive spirit head to Powderham Castle. The shops are full of food & potential gifts and you can also book for an evening stroll to enjoy the sight of the castle lit up for Christmas. After which you can take cover in the barn, perhaps with a cup of mulled wine! Find all the details on their website.
Powderham Castle is a regular haunt of Sandays guests, being within 3 miles and with an array of different events through the year, quite apart from the standard castle visits and tours.