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. Starting with a few tentative trial markets in 2001, the market became a monthly fixture of the town in October 2002 and is still as popular as ever!

Axbridge provides an ideal setting for an outdoor canopy market and offers a great selection of about 25 stalls. 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. The market has been shortlisted for Taste of the West’s Best Farmer’s Market category two years in a row.

To find out whats happening in the Cheddar & Axbridge area visit the :

Dates for 2024

3rd February, 2nd March,
6th April,        4th  May
1st June,       6th  July,
3rd  August,    7th  September
5th  October,    2nd  November
7th December
Christmas Market Sunday 22nd  December 10am – 2.00pm

Times:  9am-1pm


Axbridge Town Square, BS26 2AP


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.


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


Regular Stallholders

Bath Soft Cheese

Park Farm in Kelston is home to an array of award-winning cheeses, including the famous Bath Soft Cheese and Wyfe of Bath Cheese

In Clover

We offer perennials, shrubs and bulbs alongside hand crafted willow structures.

Mere Fish Farm

Fresh trout reared in spring water. Also find hot and cold smoked roulades and terrines

My Farmhouse Pantry

Locally Made Preserves, Chutneys, Marmalade, Pickles and Jellys using Seasonal Homegrown Produce, with a wide selection of Luxury gift bags and baskets Made for every

Real Pork

Saddleback/Large White cross pigs; home reared and produced pork

Somerset Charcuterie

Salami, chorizo and cured meats. Made using traditional artisan methods, Somerset ingredients and west country flavours.