The market is held on the first Saturday of every month in the 400 year old market square in the centre of this ancient town.  It is now in its fourteenth year.

Axbridge provides an ideal setting for an outdoor canopy market and offers a great selection of about 25 stalls.  The market is a 2015, Taste of the West Hospitality & Retail Awards Gold Award winning market.  The picturesque square has excellent hotels and cafes, King John’s Hunting Lodge Museum and can provide a base for exploring nearby Cheddar or the Mendip Hills.

Location:  in Axbridge Town Square, BS26 2AP

Dates for 2015/2016:

No market in January 2016 6th February 2016
5th March 2016 2nd April 2016
7th May 2016 4th June 2016
2nd July 2016 6th  August 2016
3rd  September 2016 1st October 2016
5th November 2016 3rd December 2016
Sunday 18th December 10am-1.30pm

Times:  9am-1pm

Parking/transport:  Axbridge Town Car Park on Old Church Road and a smaller car park on Moorland road are a short walk from the market. There is also on-street parking on Houlgate Way – please be considerate of driveways etc. Please do not try and park in the Market Square, there is almost never a space on market day.  The 126 bus service to/from Wells and Weston-super-Mare stops in the Square.

Accommodation: There are a number of places to stay in the local area, The Oak House Hotel is right on Axbridge Square and they will refrigerating your perishable purchases from the market.

Regular stallholders

Plus a Fair Trade stall and a Community stall overseen by Axbridge Town Council