ALDI has reminded customers in Dorset of the best times to shop ahead of May bank holiday.

The supermarket chain said the best time to shop this May bank holiday is between 8am and 9am and 7pm and 10pm.

Normal opening hours will remain in place at Aldi’s UK stores on Saturday, May 4  and Sunday, May 5.

Stores in England will then be open until 8pm on Monday, May 6.

Richard Thornton, communications director at Aldi UK, said: “We know how much people love to come together over a Bank Holiday weekend, come rain or shine, and that there’s nothing better than enjoying delicious food and drink with friends and family.

“That's why Aldi is here to help ensure you can pick up everything you need for the weekend ahead, without having to break the bank.”

The supermarket said Saturday May 4 will be the busiest shopping day over the early bank holiday.

Click and Collect will remain available to customers at a number of Aldi stores between 9am and 9pm Monday to Saturday and 10am and 4pm on Sundays, bank holiday times will vary.

Aldi has advised to check opening times of local stores.