shopping174% do their main grocery shopping in Hythe or Dibden Purlieu. Half shop on line, regularly or occasionally.

Of the village shops, the Abbey Stores with its Post Office, the Newsagents, and the Garden Centre with its café are used by almost everyone either regularly or occasionally.

shopping2There is some demand for vegetables (65 responses), meat (52), fruit (38), bread (22) and fish (15) to be available in the shops in the High Street. This information has been given to the village's shopkeepers for their consideration.

8% and 10% respectively, shop regularly at the Farmers' Market which comes to Beaulieu monthly or at the organic outlets in the neighbourhood, but higher percentages, 51% and 37%, use them only occasionally.

Local shopkeepers have been given this information.