See below for a range of markets in Dorset

 

Wimborne Market

Riverside Park, Station Rd, Wimborne BH21 1QU

Best for: Fresh produce, seafood, meat, cheese, antiques, bric a brac, baked goods, jams and preserves, plants

Dates: Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Times: 7am – 2.30pm (Fridays), 7.30am – 2pm (Saturdays), 9am – 2.30pm (Sundays)

Amenities: Free entry, car parking, toilets

For further information: http://www.wimbornemarket.co.uk/

 


 

Portland Open Air Market

Pennsylvania Road, Portland DT5 1HU

Best for: Hats, jewellery, jams and preserves, clothes and giftware

Dates: Every Tuesday in the summer season

Times: 9am – 4pm

Amenities: free entry, free parking

For further information: 07831254985

 


 

Bridport Vintage Market

Art & Vintage Quarter St Michael’s Trading Estate, Bridport DT6 3RR

Best for: Antiques, artwork, furniture, fabric, flowers and food

Dates: Last Sunday of every month, between March and October

Amenities: free entry, car parking

Times: 10am – 4pm

For further information: 01308 425111 / http://bridportantiques.co.uk/vintage-market/

 


 

Bridport Food Market

Cattle Market, St Michael’s Lane, St Michael’s Trading Estate, Bridport DT6 3RR

Best for: Local, seasonal and wild produce, fresh fruit and veg, local meats, artisan cheeses, bread and cakes, condiments and street food

Dates: Every Sunday

Times: 9am – 3pm

Amenities: Free entry, car parking

For further information: 07834547880

 


 

Wareham Quay Market

3 The Quay, Wareham BH20 4LP

Best for: Flowers, vegetables, fresh fish, BBQ meats, cheeses, preserves and collectibles

Dates: every Saturday

Times: 8am – 3pm

Amenities: Free entry

For further information: 01202 474656

 


 

Shaftesbury Farmers Market

Town Hall, High Street, Shaftesbury, SP7 8JE

Best for: Baked goods, cheeses, vegetarian and vegan food, meat and seafood, fresh fruit and veg

Dates: First Saturday of the month

Times: 9am – 1pm

Amenities: Free entry, toilets

For further information: 01747 852420

 


 

Dorchester Market

6 Weymouth Ave, Dorchester DT1 1QS

Best for: Sausages, pies, cheese, bread, fruit and veg, eggs, books, plants

Times: 6.30am – 2pm

Amenities: Free entry

Dates: Every Wednesday

For further information: 01202 841212

 


 

Broadmayne Community Market

St Martin’s Church, Broadmayne, Dorchester, DT2 8EB

Best for: Cakes, preserves, craft, plants, bric a brac, books, cards, local pork, sausages and eggs

Dates: Every third Friday of the month

Times: 2pm – 3.30pm

Amenities: Free entry, car parking, toilets

For further information: 01305 853765

 


 

Sherborne Farmers Market

Cheap Street, Sherborne, DT9 3BJ

Best for: Local shellfish, fruit and veg, plants, dairy produce, homemade bread, pies and olives

Dates: Third Friday of every month

Times: 9am – 1pm

Amenities: Free entry, car parking

For further information: 07805517465

 


 

Verwood Farmers Market

Ferrett Green, Verwood BH31 6HF

Best for: Bread, cakes, eggs, chutney, honey, marmalade, cheeses, pies, pickles and flowers

Amenities: Free entry, free car parking

Dates: Fourth Saturday of every month

Times: 9am – 1pm

For further information: 01202 237989

 


 

Wool Country Market

D’Urberville Hall, Colliers Lane, Wool, Wareham, BH20 6DL

Best for: Crafts, plants, cakes, preserves, cheeses, flowers and fresh local produce

Amenities: Free entry, car parking, toilets

Dates: Every Thursday

Times: 10am – 11.30am

For further information: 01929 463006

 


 

Poundbury Farmers Market

Queen Mother’s Square, Poundbury, Dorchester, DT1 3BL

Best for: Homemade bread and cakes, cheeses, fresh eggs, natural beauty products, gifts

Dates: First Saturday of every month

Start: 9am – 1pm

Amenities: Free entry

For further information: 07805517465

 


 

Redhill Farmers Market

New Parade, Redhill, Bournemouth BH10 5BG

Best for: Local fruit and veg, meat, seafood, arts and crafts, plants and flowers, confectionery

Amenities: Free entry

Dates: first Thursday of every month

Start: 10am – 2pm

For further information: 01202 237989

 


 

Blandford Forum Market

Market Place, Blandford Forum, DT11 7EB

Best for: Fresh local produce, homemade bread and cakes, luggage, clothing and household goods

Amenities: free entry, car parking

Dates: every Thursday and Saturday

Times: 8.30am – 4.30pm

For further information: 01305 228110

 


 

Blandford Indoor Market

Corn Exchange and the Shambles, Market Place, Blandford Forum, DT11 7EB

Best for: Bric a brac, homeware, vintage goods, antiques, artwork, books and records

Dates: Every Thursday

Times: 6.30am – 4.30pm

Amenities: Free entry, car parking

For further information: 07596 385765

 


 

Swanage Open Air Market

Main Beach Car Park, Victoria Ave, Swanage BH19 1AN

Best for: Fresh fruit and veg, cheeses, plants

Dates: Every Friday

Times: 8am – 5pm

Amenities: Free entry

For further information: 01929 766018

 


 

Christchurch Market

High Street, Christchurch, BH23 1AS

Best for: Fresh fruit and veg, fish, bed linen, pet food, jewellery, clothes, books, homeware and plants

Dates: every Monday

Times: 9am – 4pm

Amenities: Free entry

For further information: 07971 646483


Also in Dorset

Palmers Brewery Tours

The Old Brewery, West Bay Road, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 4JA

Lyme Rib Rides Ltd

The Cobb Sea Wall, Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7 3JJ

Harrow Wood Farm Caravan Park

Harrow Wood Farm Caravan Park, Poplar Lane, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 8JE

The Victorian Barn

The Victorian Barn, Dairy House Farm, Woolland, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 0EY

Bournemouth Pier

Pier Approach, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5AA

Athelhampton House & Gardens

Athelhampton House & Gardens, Athelhampton Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7LG

Monkey World

Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre , Wareham, Dorset, BH20 6HH

The Acorn Inn

28 Fore Street, Evershot, Dorset, DT2 0JW

Hall & Woodhouse Brewery Visitor Centre

The Brewery, Blandford St Mary, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 9LS