local food
west dorset is justifyably proud of its abundance of extremely high quality local food.  with an active fishing fleet, award-winning local cheeses and a very good farm shop which sources all the best that can be offered there is plenty to choose from ...
Washingpool Farm Shop
This award-winning farm shop, only 10 minutes drive away, sells vegetables and meat produced on their farm together with as much locally sourced food as they can find both organic and free-range.  Also a very good restaurant and coffee shop attached.
w:  www.washingpool.co.uk
Bridport Markets
Farmers market on 2nd Saturday in each month selling very good locally produced food and a twice weekly market selling everything from olives and sheepskin rugs to local antiques on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Individual local producers
An extremely good local smokery and delicatessen that not only sells excellent fish but will also deliver hampers.
t:  01308 456306
Le Vieux Four
An exceptional patisserie in Beaminster, just off the main square, that sells croissants, tartes, cakes and slices of baguettes with pizza toppings.
t:  01308 863838
west hembury farm
01308 485289
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