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Bridport Town Information




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Bridport High Street - Photo © Steve Chapple
Bridport High Street - Photo: Steve Chapple CCL

Quintessentially English, Bridport and its surroundings were used as settings for the TV series ‘River Cottage’ whilst nearby is a small fishing harbour, location of the BBC drama ‘Harbour Lights’.



The ancient town centre – two miles from the coast - lies on the River Brit and is still a centre for rope, nets and ale making. Thomas Hardy re-named it ‘Port Bredy’ in his novels.