Shops in Charmouth

For a village of less than 2000 inhabitants, Charmouth has a surprisingly wide range of shops, including a Post Office, butcher, chemist, a food store, two hairdressers, a camping and caravan shop, a newsagent/hardware store, gift shops, a chocolate shop, a clothes shop and two fossil shops.

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Breeze, CharmouthPopular with local people and holidaymakers alike, Breeze is an Aladdin’s cave of fun, funky and gorgeous gifts.

From silk scarves, bags and jewellery to mirrors, prints and seaside gifts, the collection reflects owner Carol’s individual style and quirky sense of fun.

The Street, Charmouth, Dorset, DT6 6PP. Next door to Charmouth Stores.

01297 560304 |


Charmouth Stores, CharmouthNo need to go to the big supermarkets. Our independent, friendly convenience store offers an amazing choice and good value for money.

National Lottery logoGroceries, local products, fruit and vegetables, fresh bread baked daily, fine off licence, and excellent value special offers always available. Open to 9pm every day. Lottery now available. Local delivery service.

The Street, Charmouth, Dorset, DT6 6PP

01297 560304 | |


The Salon, unisex hair design, CharmouthThe Salon is a modern friendly salon right in the heart of Charmouth village. We offer a professional service in a relaxed atmosphere and do "all kinds of hair" for "all kinds of people".

All our staff are fully trained and collectively have a wealth of experience. We offer a full range of hairdressing services including:- cutting, colouring, styling, perming, wedding & special occasion hair. We also offer a selection of beauty treatments including:- manicures, pedicures, eyelash/brow tinting and eyebrow shaping.

At The Salon we use and recommend the Paul Mitchell haircare range, we also use their full colour range which has a low ammonia content and contains beeswax for fantastic shine. We also use a selection of Loreal products including INOA the innovative permanent colour with no ammonia.

We look forward to welcoming you at The Salon.

Shetland House, The Street, Charmouth, DT6 6PU

01297 560221 |



We stock a comprehensive range of spares including awnings, tents, sleeping bags, calor gas, camping gaz, whale pumps, truma pumps, bbq's, outdoor furniture, generators, Enduro movers, chemical toilets, windbreaks, parasols, Aqua Rolls, Wastemasters.

Friendly, helpful staff. Come in for a browse, you won't be dissapointed!

Dorset Leisure Centre Ltd., Newlands Bridge, Charmouth, Dorset, DT6 6QZ

01297 560473 | |


CHARMOUTH POST OFFICEFinancial & Postal Services

Free cash withdrawals (for partner banks)

Commission Free Foreign Exchange

Greetings Cards & Gifts

ID Photographs

Tel/Fax: 01297 560563 |


CHARMOUTH BAKERYLocal suppliers of freshly baked Bread, Cakes, Pastries, Pasties and lots more

Open 6 days a week 8am – 1pm

No Preservatives
No chemicals
Just Bread

01297 560213


THE PHARMACYTraditional Pharmacy Established 1933

We aim to provide a personal service to our customers


The Street, Charmouth

01297 560261


MORGANSThe village store with a 'difference'.

Open 7 days a week.

In addition to daily newspapers and magazines come and browse our wide range of products. These include seasonal and beach goods, confectionery, stationery, greeting cards, gifts, toys, pet supplies, hardware, household and gardening products.

Fair and Square logoYour local Fair and Square retailer - national buying power with local service (brochures available in store - most listed items available, some only to order, please check before travelling)

Weekly free delivery of bulky items. If you don't see what you need just ask, it may be available to order.

4 The Arcade, The Street, Charmouth DT6 6PU

01297 560202 |


Charmouth CaravansCharmouth Caravans, home of some of the best caravan deals on the market! Based in Dorset just a few miles from the Devon border, we’re ideally located for anyone looking to buy, sell or service their caravan in the South West.

We sell a superb range of top quality new caravans and pre-owned caravans at fantastic prices. We are Elddis dealers and always have offers available on the latest Elddis range.

We never adopt a hard sell approach, and are happy to let you browse our stock all day long if you want to! We'll even make you a cup of tea!

We also offer 'on pitch' caravan servicing and can even arrange for your caravan to be towed to wherever you want it.

Charmouth Caravans Dorset Ltd, Newlands Bridge, Charmouth, Dorset DT6 6QZ

01297 561231 or 07530 178 536 | |


Beach Goods Shop, CharmouthSituated next to the Beach Café at Charmouth beach, you can find all you need for a day at the beach including surf boards, inflatables, sunglasses and, of course buckets and spades!

We are particularly proud of our selection of Weirdfish clothing for men, ladies and children which are reasonably priced for such quality clothing.

01297 560265



The Street Parlour, CharmouthThe Street Parlour sells 22 different flavours of Yarde Farm's multi award winning ice cream, we make thick shakes from ice cream combinations of your choice, as well as summer fruit coolers!

We have layers and layers of posh chocolates for you to choose from, sold individually or beautifully gift wrapped. We have over 20 different flavours of handmade fudge that goes wonderfully well with our fresh coffee to take away! Find us opposite Nisa Stores, we hope to see you soon!

The Street, Charmouth



Charmouth Fossils, CharmouthTony Gill, the proprietor of Charmouth Fossils, started collecting for fun over 25 years ago. He is now a professional collector. Our shop is situated just below the Heritage Coast Centre on Charmouth's sea front.

We have a large selection of fossils for sale along with crystals and gem stones, carvings and many other collectable and gifts. You can also purchase casts which have been reproduced from originals - all are prepared in the workshop at the rear of the shop. You can also hire fossiling hammers to aid your hunting and if you are lucky enough to find a good sample we will prepare it for you.


01297 560020 | |


The Forge Fossils, CharmouthA family run shop and fossil preparation workshop that has been trading in Charmouth for almost 30 years.

Our main business is to supply and prepare museum quality fossils for collectors, museums and interior designers. We have discovered a number of new species of Ichthyosaurs which are housed in various museums around the world including The Natural History Museum in London, The Royal Ontario Museum in Canada, The Tokyo Science Museum in Japan, to name but a few.

Please come and visit us in the workshop at the top end of the village on The Street. We are open Monday to Friday 8.30am until 5.00pm.

The Forge Fossils. The Street. Charmouth Dorset DT6 6NX

01297 560005 |


Devonedge Hairdressing, CharmouthUnisex salon offering cutting, perms, mesh/slices, all types of colouring, beauty earpiercing, manicures and permanent straightening.

We also offer a full L’OREAL Retail Service

01297 560572





Rock Follies, Charmouth Possibly the best in the west
Clothes and accessories you’ll adore,
with prices you’ll love even more.

Always goodies for big girls too
and guys, lots of leather jackets for you.

Elvis and 60’s playing non stop so plenty
Of converse if you fancy a bop.

So come and say 'hello'
You’ll love us, I know


The shop on the beach, West Beach, Charmouth 01297 560743

HERRINGBONE ~ high quality, original gifts from the heart of the Jurassic Coast

Herringbone, Charmouth High quality, original gifts from the heart of the Jurassic Coast. We are a group of friends living by the coast in beautiful Charmouth all of whom are passionate artists and makers. As a creative collective we design, handmake, paint, sew, photograph, knit and make chocolate. Our made items are unique, stylish and highly individual.

We source select vintage and pre-loved items such as jewellery, homewares and silk scarves as well as upcycle items of furniture giving them a new lease of life. Herringbone is run as a co-operative whose aim is to support the local community and economy by providing an outlet for many more artisists and makers in the area.

Herringbone, The Street, Charmouth
Come in to browse – open 11.00am – 4.00pm (closed Sunday and Tuesday)
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Abode, Charmouth Abode is a family run business that offers a wide selection of flooring, made to measure curtains and blinds and beautiful home accessories. Our wide selection of carpet and vinyl sampling, for all areas of the home, offers products from leading manufacturers and our helpful and knowledgeable staff are on hand to offer advice and help in making your choice.

We can also, uplift and dispose of your old flooring and move furniture. Talk to us about made to measure curtains and blinds and the options, patterns and colours available. We also offer a stock of tracks, poles and accessories at great prices, too. While you're in, take the time to browse through our array of beautiful and seasonal home accessories.

Abode always offer free quotes, free parking, free sample service and free professional advice.

Abode, The Street, Charmouth, Dorset DT6 6PU

Telephone 01297 560505
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