Visiting Bridport and West Bay

on 07 June 2011. Posted in General

Bridport and West Bay are situated in Dorset on the South West coast of England. You can get driving directions from this map.


View looking north up South Street from St Marys churchBridport has a wide, vibrant and eclectic cultural mix of events, exhibitions and entertainment. It is also a Gateway Town for the World Heritage Site of the Jurassic Coast. Bridport is also a Beacon Town promoting the high quality and variety of local food. Street Markets are held every Wednesday and Saturday in this historic market town. A Farmers Market is held on the second Saturday of the month in the Arts Centre  and the Vintage Market at St Michael's on the last Sunday of the month March - October .
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West Bay

View of fishing boats in West Bay, Bridport.West Bay has a small harbour suitable for pleasure crafts and fishing boats, with large streches of shingle beaches either side. Serviced by local amenities, shops, pubs and restaurants. There are also caravan parks, hotels and B&Bs making it an ideal location to spend your holiday.
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Useful Information

Nearby airports:

  • Exeter
  • Bournmouth
  • Southampton
  • Bristol

Train Stations

  • Axminster
  • Crewkerne
  • Dorchester