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Axminster is a market town and civil parish on the eastern border of the county of Devon in England, some 28 miles (45 km) from the county town of Exeter. The town is built on a hill overlooking the River Axe which heads towards the English Channel at Axmouth, and is in the East Devon local government district. At the 2001 census, it had a population of 5,626, increasing to 5,761 at the 2011 census. The town contains two electoral wards (town and rural) the total sum of both wards being a population of 7,110. The market is still held every Thursday. Axminster gave its name to a type of carpet. An Axminster-type power loom is capable of weaving high quality carpets with many varying colours and patterns. While Axminster carpets are made in the town by Axminster Carpets Ltd, this type of carpet is now manufactured all over the world.

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Looking for travel information about Axminster? Explore the best travel advice on Axminster, United Kingdom. When planning a trip to Axminster, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Bath. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Bath for its bountiful attractions like Roman Baths Museum, Bath Abbey, The Circus And The Royal Crescent on your trip to Axminster. Tour packages of Axminster are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Axminster*

  • Pollution Statistics in Axminster

    Know the pollution level of Axminster before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 22.22 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 27.78 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 5.56 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 22.22 (Low)
  • Axminster: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Axminster for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Axminster.

    • Burglary and Theft 29.55 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 29.35 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 28.41 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 27.63 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 21.74 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 31.82 (Low)
    • Attacks 35.87 (Low)
    • Drug offense 56.82 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 86.96 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 57.61 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 43.18 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 23.86 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 53.41 (Moderate)
  • Living in Axminster - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 63.41 (High)
    • Pollution Index 22.41 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 27 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 70.28 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 83.61 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 15.89 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 72.49 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Axminster

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Axminster

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.92 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.74 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 65.55 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 66.02 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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