Welcome To Beaminster

A town with so much to offer.

From rolling hills that once enabled a thriving agricultural economy to a town square that has, for centuries, been the centre of town life, vibrant Beaminster continues to showcase an abundance of independent businesses, fantastic schools and unforgettable places just waiting for you to explore. Welcome to Our Community!

With a lively community, there is always something going on.
Here is a selection of some of the latest news.

Honorary Townsperson Award 2024

Beaminster Honorary Townsperson Award 2024 On Friday, 12th April, a ceremony was held in Beaminster Town Hall to celebrate the Honorary Townsperson Award 2024. The Beaminster ‘Honorary Townsperson’ award goes back several decades, with the earliest record on our board in the Town Hall dating back to 1991, bestowed to Norman C Welsford MBE and…

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Town Council Elections

Become a Town Councillor! A message from Cllr Craig Monks, Beaminster Town Council Chairman Build Tomorrow’s Beaminster  –  it’s in your hands! This coming May, town and parish councils will be holding elections. Over the past 5 years (4 as Chairman), I have seen Beaminster town council achieve so much and been involved in so…

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Ripple Kitchen

Ripple Kitchen Every 3rd Friday of the month from 11.30-1pm Doing little things together, nurturing big ideas A community lunch at Beaminster Public Hall organised by Ripple Workshop’s Young Parents group on the 3rd Friday of the month at 11.30am. The first one takes place on Friday, 17th November The Young Parents group meets on…

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Community Resilience Plan 2023

Community Resilience Plan 2023 The Community Resilience Plan was first launched in 2008 by Beaminster Town Council to create a team that can respond to extraordinary events in a rapid and coordinated manner in order to withstand and quickly recover from a difficult situation. The aim of our community resilience is to assist residents, businesses…

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CB3 Beaminster Community Bus

CB3 Beaminster Community Bus Run by our brilliant local volunteers since 2018 and supported by Beaminster Town Council, the CB3 community bus project began when Dorset County Council donated a minibus that was surplus to its own fleet and helped to train volunteer drivers for the service. The popular service provides a connection between Crewkerne,…

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Shop & Relax

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Go Outdoors

Fresh air and Dorset beauty awaits you


Food & Drink

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Where to Stay

Experience authentic hospitality in Beaminster


Places of Interest

Beamister local shops and services