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.

Latest News

2014 Axe Vale Festival

The 2014 Axe Value Festival will be taking place on Saturday 21st June from 10am to 6pm and Sunday 22nd June from 9.30am to 5.30pm. There will be a full range of ac...

Axminster Art Society Workshop

Axminster Art Society is a long established group whose: overriding objective is the encouragement of fine arts and crafts, not only amongst its own members but also...

Axminster Drama Club Presents Peter Pan

This January Axminster Drama Club will be putting on their 2014 pantomime Peter Pan. The show takes place at The Guildhall on West Street in Axminster. Show times...