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.

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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Beaminster Businesses Get-Together

Calling all Beaminster businesses! Chairman Craig Monks and Cllr Rachel Goode will be hosting a second business focused session with all local businesses, to understand what we as a council can do to help you and to develop some of the ideas discussed at our first meeting last year. We hope to update you in…

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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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Beaminster Play Area

Beaminster Play Area Beaminster Play Area is located in the Memorial Playing Fields, next to the Skate Park. The playground underwent a complete renovation in 2019 to create an inspirational and inclusive space for local and visiting children in the heart of Beaminster. The project saw an underused space re-designed to ensure equal play access…

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Huck Booth – A Skateboarding Story

Huck Booth – A Skateboarding Story Huck Booth (14) began skating about four years ago, but it wasn’t until the Beaminster Skatepark was completed that his skateboarding really took off. If it’s dry and daylight he’s there pretty much year-round and it, along with his dogged determinism, has been a significant help to his meteoric…

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Twinning with Saint-James

A Memorable Journey to Saint-James: Celebrating 45 Years of Twinning by Craig Monks, Beaminster Town Council Chairman Traveling to a foreign land can be a transformative experience, and my recent trip to Saint-James in France was no exception. This year marked the 45th anniversary of the twinning between Saint-James and Beaminster, and our celebratory visit…

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Beaminster Coronation Party

🎉 Beaminster Coronation Party 🎉 Thank you to everyone who came along and supported our wonderful Coronation Party on Sunday. We were so lucky with the weather and it was lovely to see the very youngest upwards from our community celebrating our newly crowned king and having a super afternoon. And a big well done…

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Beaminster Community Fridge

Beaminster Community Fridge Beaminster Community Fridge was set up in 2022 by Councillor Rachel Goode in order to tackle food waste in our area. It is accessible to everyone and is stocked with fresh produce, chilled and frozen food. To date, we have collected around 2 tons for surplus food, which is phenomenal! The Community…

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PUBLIC HALL HIRE

Public Hall Hire Got an occasion coming up? How about hiring our Public Hall? ROOMS The Public Hall is a popular, well used facility located at the heart of the town. The hall houses the Council Office at the front of the building and has rooms for hire. The spaces are used for various functions…

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Community Projects

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Shop & Relax

Let's get exploring

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Go Outdoors

Fresh air and Dorset beauty awaits you

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Food & Drink

Feast and be festive with us

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Where to Stay

Experience authentic hospitality in Beaminster

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Places of Interest

Beamister local shops and services