Axminster Town Website

Your local directory of services, businesses, shops and attractions

Welcome to the Axminster Town Website

In 1755 Thomas Whitty started making carpets the town name of Axminster Carpets is known worldwide - Jaffe et fils makers of Military Plumes - Hugh Fearnley - Whittingstall of "River Cottage" TV fame the business amongst many other individual shops and business with Milton's Courtyard. The weekly Market Stalls offer a wide selection of produce.The Church of St Mary is the centerpiece of the town.

With excellent rail links to London and Exeter makes Axminster Devon a very popular town with Lyme Regis resort with its Jurassic Coastline continuing towards Seaton and the fossil beach of Charmouth Dorset a short drive away.