Bridport

For other places with the same name, see Bridport (disambiguation).
West Street, Bridport

Bridport is a bustling market town in West Dorset.

Get in

Whether you are traveling by public transport of under your own steam, Bridport is easy to find and easy to get around.

Nearest train stations are at Dorchester, Weymouth, Axminster or Maiden Newton.

Get around

Whether you are travelling by public transport of under your own steam, Bridport is easy to find and easy to get around.

See

The Jurassic Coast was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, ranking it alongside the Great Barrier Reef as one of the wonders of the natural world.

Over 40% of the county has been designated an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty and you can certainly see why!!

Do

Buy

Local produce from one of Bridport's many individually-owned shops selling local fare, or take in the atmosphere at one of Bridport's regular markets on Wednesdays and Saturdays - the perfect place to find a bargain and discover local produce at its best. Farmers' markets are also very popular, and take place on alternate Saturdays - make the most of local, organic and seasonal produce from the region.

Eat

Bridport is renowned for its commitment to local, seasonal produce, and regular farmers' markets (held on alternate Saturdays) are the ideal chance to take a little bit of Bridport's delicious produce home with you. Bridport's local produce has been championed by TV chef Hugh Fernley Whittingstall in his River Cottage Series.

Whatever your preference for a great meal out, look no further than some of the great eating establishments in and around Bridport. Tempt your taste buds with some hearty pub grub, elegant high teas, fine cuisine and family-friendly dining. Why not sample a traditional fish and chip supper on the harbour at West Bay, once known as Bridport Harbour.

Drink

Local ale from Palmers Brewery one of the few traditional thatched breweries left in England. Take a tour around the factory to discover how your favourite brew is prepared.

Sleep

Whether you are looking for an active family holiday, cosy rural retreat or pampering hotel break, you will find what you are looking for in and around Bridport.

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