Welcome to the Blackdown Hills Business Association

Please note our website is currently being redesigned, due to launch April 2017 thank you for your patience.

The Blackdown Hills Business Association (BHBA) is a not-for-profit membership based organisation supporting the fantastic array of businesses that operate within the Blackdown Hills and the surrounding market towns and villages of East Devon, West Dorset and South Somerset.

The Blackdown Hills has been awarded an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty for over 25 years and is proud to celebrate the diversity of local services and skills provided, from micro business owners to small, medium and larger enterprises.

The vision has always been to help achieve a vital, vibrant, successful and sustainable economy within the Blackdown Hills, with the purpose to provide a relaxed and supportive environment in which businesses serving the Blackdown Hills can learn, connect and grow together.


The Blackdown Hills Business Association aims to:

  • Promote the skills and expertise of all businesses in the Blackdown Hills.

  • Support the development and needs of businesses that contribute so much to the prosperity of the area.

  • Engage with the local communities and visitors in the area.

  • Connect and build partnerships with organisations outside the Blackdown Hills.

As a member you have exclusive access to networking and social events, industry news, funding and growth support, member-to-member offers, access to local training workshops and an array of marketing opportunities. 

Keep up to date with our news by following us:

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MEMBERSHIP: Membership is open to all businesses within the award winning Blackdown Hills and the surrounding market towns and villages.  Whether you live in the region, your business operates within the hills or your services support the communities within the Blackdown Hills. Visit our Membership page for full details. One of the many benefits of the membership is our 'Member offers' .


BUSINESS DIRECTORY: The Blackdown Hills Business Association online directory can be viewed via the link  If you would like to receive a printed version please email info@bhba.co.uk


EVENTS: Please click on Events for more details of events this year.

We have a few places available in our Blackdown Hills Marquee at the Honiton Show click on Honiton Show & Taunton Markets Page.


FInd out about the types of businesses we help, by clicking on the short film below.