Dorchester tourist and travel information

Dorchester tourist and travel information

Dorchester Travel Information

Travel Information Dorchester is the county town of Dorset with a rich history dating back to prehistoric and Roman times.

TRAVELLINE at www.traveline.info

bus and coach travel

Coaches Dorchester - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

www.stagecoachbus.com

UK A Roads

Roads Dorchester - Travel by road - Dorchester is off the A 35. Dorchester is about 55 miles from EXETER and about 55 miles from SOUTHAMPTON.

UK A Road

Travel by train

Rail Dorchester Dorchester - Travel by train - Dorchester West Station, Damers Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2LB. Customer service 08457 000 125. CCTV. Only part station step free access.

Dorchester South Station, Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester, DT1 1QX. Ticket office. Waiting room. Toilets. Wheelchair accessible toilets. Only parts of station step free access. Taxi rank.

First Great Western. Tel: 08457 000 125. www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk

South West Trains. Tel: 08700 00 5151. www.southwesttrains.co.uk

www.nationalrail.co.uk www.nationalrail.co.uk

Dorchester Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Dorchester - Sport - Charminster Golf Club, Wolfedale Golf Course, Old Sherborne Road, Charminster, Dorchester, DT2 7SG. Tel: 01305 260186.

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Shopping

Stores Dorchester - Shopping - Marks & Spencer, 48 South Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1DQ. Tel: 01305 263065. Woolworths - 47 South Street, Dorchester, DT1 1DL, Tel: 01305 264033.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Dorchester - Entertainment and attractions - Two miles southwest of the town centre, on a steep chalk hill, is the large Iron Age hill fort Maiden Castle (photo), which was one of the most powerful settlements in pre-Roman Britain. Brewer's Quay, Weymouth - award-winning Time Walk and indoor Shopping Village Tel: 01305 777622.

Other information Dorchester - Other information - In the town, the Old Shire Hall still contains the Old Crown Court where in 1834 the six Tolpuddle Martyrs were sentenced to seven years transportation to Botany Bay.

DORCHESTER ACCOMMODATION

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Dorchester hotels

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Guest House Bed and Breakfast in Dorchester

For hotels in other areas near to Dorchester see Swanage hotels & Bournemouth hotels.

Dorset Map and Attractions

Bournemouth is 107 miles from London. It is 60 miles from Lyme Regis to Christchurch and 39 miles from Shaftesbury to Weymouth.

Ferries Ferry ports indicated are Poole and Weymouth.

Airports Airport indicated is Bournemouth International.

Roads Dorchester is off the A35.

Dorset map

Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). Dorchester does have a station.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Wimborne Minster, High Street, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1HT, Tel: 01202 884753. wimborneminster.org.uk
Attraction 2 - Corfe Castle, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham, Dorset BH20 5EZ. Tel: 01929 481294
Attraction 3 - Oceanarium, Pier Approach, West Beach, Bournemouth, BH2 5AA. Tel: 01202 311 993. oceanarium.co.uk
Attraction 4 - Fleet Air Arm Museum, RNAS Yeovilton, Near Ilchester, Somerset, BA22 8HT. Tel: +44 (0) 1935 840565. fleetairarm.com
Attraction 5 - Swanage Railway, Station House, Swanage, Dorset BH19 1HB. Tel: 01929 425800. swanagerailway.co.uk

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