In 2012 Porlock Parish Council set up a group called Porlock Futures to look for ways to improve employment in the Porlock area. In 2013 we started a project to grow and sell shellfish in Porlock Bay. This in an area where only 1/3 of the national average of school leavers stay in the area as there is little employment.
Following our success in being the first Pacific Oyster site in England & Wales to achieve the top A classification…
Porlock Bay Oysters
We are now growing the finest Pacific Oysters for you to enjoy. Unlike other types of oyster they have the advantage of being available all year round, even when there’s an ‘R’ in the month
Martin Hesp of the Western Morning News described their flavour as outstanding ‘A connoisseur’s oyster’.
Porlock Bay Oysters really are the best you can get. We have attained the top ‘A’ classification from the food standards agency….