Much like before, the people of Dorset are coming together to keep the community fed and watered during the winter lockdown. Take a look below to find out who is offering what!

Hive Cafes

The three sites, The Hive, The Watch House and the Club House will be closing, but they will be running their shop online where you can get preserves, kitchen essentials, coffee, vouchers, gift sets and Christmas hampers.

Lizzie Baking Bird

Lizzie will be offering isolation boxes including take away roast dinners, curries and baked goods – find out more

Mercato Italiano

Home deliveries and the online shop will be running, plus they will be at their usual outside market stall where possible. See website. 

Dark Bear

Delivering canned cocktails and kits across West Dorset. See website. 

Yellow Bicycle Café

Offering treats and meal kits to take away and will be open for takeaway deli sales and cake orders.

Cherry Picked Hampers

The website will be running for online orders and hampers featuring everyday essentials can be delivered within 15 miles of Blandford and Dorchester. See their website for more. 

Furleigh Estates

Christmas Hampers, gift boxes and luxury hampers are all available on their website. 


Doors will be closed but will be offering take aways, keep an eye on their Facebook for more information.

Washingpool Farm

Taking orders via email for click and collect Tuesday-Fridays, shop will be open as usual.

Bridge Farm Cider

Shop will remain open and there will be free local delivery.

La Fosse

New menu every week for ready meals to pick up on Fridays and Saturdays

Langham Wine Estate

Bringing their Fizz Fridays to your home – order online by Thursday for a Friday night delivery of a delicious feast from Langham Vineyard Cafe and a bottle of Langham Fizz. Check the website for each week’s two course menu and a bottle of wine for two people, order by 6pm on Thursday for delivery on Friday, they will deliver to addresses within a 10 mile radius or speak to the team to click and collect.


Takeaways are available for collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. In December they will offer Christmas platters and hampers. Keep an eye on their  Facebook for updates. 

Oxfords Bakery

Delivering essentials throughout Dorset – find out more here.

James’ Cheese

Cheese club boxes are continuing through lockdown. Find out more here. 

Sam’s Pigs

Free home delivery of frozen meat and produce – message or contact Sam on 07769 187456.

Roberts’ Foodservice

Offering a home delivery service to anybody across Dorset who would like a delivery of food rather than have to brave the Supermarket. Delivering 6 days per week and have only a £25 minimum order value – there’s no delivery charge.  All people need to do is call  01305 267275.


Online – free standard delivery of all orders of £45+ for nationwide delivery and Chocolate Houses are open for café takeaway (limited menu) & collections of orders placed by Click & Collect. Customers can place phone orders directly with their local chocolate house – full details & contact details of these services on 
Also offering local delivery for our Swanage customers only for free home delivery in Swanage & Purbeck.

Morrish and Banham

Open Tuesday to Saturday 10-4 in Dorchester &  at the new Bridport shop, as well as free local home delivery and a UK wide delivery service. Shop safely instore or call 01305 261480 to order on the phone for home delivery or call & collect.

Wobbly Cottage

The bakery is fully operational and open for sales Tues-Fri 10-2 and Sat 10-1. Customers can also place orders for collection and there is a home delivery service available to anyone who needs it serving Axminster, Lyme Regis, Bridport, Dorchester and Beaminster Tues-Sat. The team will also be attending Bridport Market, as usual, every Wednesday, weather dependant.

Furleigh Estate

The shop will be open Wednesday to Friday.

Sculpture by the Lakes

The sculpture park remains open – pre booked tickets only – and the Cafe by the Lakes is offering a takeaway service.

Jurassic Coast Farm Shop

Offering amazing local produce as well as their new subscription boxes, which takes the hassle out of shopping and gives you the flexibility on when you receive your delivery. Find out more –

Little Waddon Vineyard.

Open for Click-and-Collect wine sales ordered on-line and collected directly from the vineyard. Free delivery on‘Col Fondo’ 2018 when ordered online,

Dorset Blue

Milk and fresh products vending machines remain open 7 days a week (7am-8pm), including fresh milk, Dorset Blue Vinny cheese, chutney, soup, handmade butter and rice pudding (all made on site). Along with local sausages, eggs, bacon, salami, cheddar, yoghurts and much more.


Offering free, local contact-free next-day home delivery service (Monday – Friday), covering  postcodes DT1-5. Call  01305 761277 to check current stock, pricing or to place an order. All orders must be placed by 4.30pm the day before delivery. The usual fish market on Weymouth’s harbourside is open 6 days a week, Monday to Saturday from 9am to 4.30pm, and Dorchester outlet ‘The Seafood Shack’ (Unit 1, Retail Park, Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester, DT1 2RY) is open every Wednesday & Friday 10am-4pm selling the freshest local catch.

Bayside Bakery

Brownie gift boxes can be ordered on their website with free nationwide delivery.

Sea Spring Seeds

Sea Spring Seeds – known for its Dorset Naga – sells a wide range of vegetable seeds, including a great selection of chillies, tomatoes and salads. We test all our varieties for flavour, quality and yield, and only the best ones make the cut. Make you order on-line for fast and efficient delivery, and while you’re at it, check out our chilli grow kits ­– they make great Christmas presents. Please check out our website:

Washingpool Farm

Offering a collection service (email/telephone order and pick up from the farm shop car park without leaving your car) as well as being open as an essential food shop and continuing to sell gift vouchers. 01308 459549 to order.

Christine’s Puddings

Is offering a gluten free hub for those that need it but are having difficulty finding gluten free products because of the pandemic. Also offering a pre order service which can either be picked up at the Hub or delivered free (£15 minimum order) within a 5 mile radius of Sturminster Newton. We also deliver within 30 miles at a charge of £5.

Noddy’s Cider

Delivering locally, call 07749614551 for more details.


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