Archive Listing: Places

Mid Dorset Mencap

Mid Dorset Mencap

Charity shop and Cafe to help people with learning difficulties

St Jude’s Care

St Jude’s Care

Award winning provider of home care and live-in care. New office High West Street. At St Jude's we believe the most important thing in anyone’s life is to be able to remain in their own home and maintain their independence and way of life. St Jude's was founded on the principal that great care starts at home. We are committed to providing the highest quality of care, no exceptions.

Dorchester Ambassadors

Dorchester Ambassadors

The Dorchester Ambassadors are approachable, enthusiastic, visible supporters of Dorchester, it’s history and businesses and who love to promote and support Dorchester Town, actively seeking out visitors and local people who may need our help.

DBID Office

DBID Office

The Dorchester Office is located at 49 High West Street on the 2nd floor

Bean On The Green

Bean On The Green

Independent cafe in Fordington, Dorchester.

Sculpture By the Lakes

Sculpture By the Lakes

Nestled in 26 acres of Dorset’s glorious countryside lies Sculpture by the Lakes, an oasis for art lovers and collectors, created by renowned sculptor Simon Gudgeon and his wife, Monique. Please note: Sculpture by the Lakes has a no children under 14 (including babies) and no dogs policy

Key Digital Agency Ltd

Key Digital Agency Ltd

Key Digital are a digital marketing agency specialising in social media, search, content, website and app development.

Joy Lane & Co.

Joy Lane & Co.

A friendly and welcoming accountancy firm in Dorchester helping local businesses to run smoothly and efficiently. Offering a great personal service to the individual tax payer too!

Finca at Great Western Road

Finca at Great Western Road

A friendly coffee shop and roastery close to Brewery Square

Finca at the Buttercross

Finca at the Buttercross

We're a coffee roaster WITH coffee shops.

coffee#1

coffee#1

Great coffee in lovely surroundings with friendly and helpful staff Plus, some tasty meals from our extensive menu - We've got you covered!

Dorchester Market Cafe

Dorchester Market Cafe

Good, honest food and great value. This family-run cafe is beside the site of the famous Dorchester Market

The Dorford Centre

The Dorford Centre

The Dorford Centre is a contemporary, modern and extensive conference centre situated near the south coast in the centre of Dorchester, Dorset. It is also the home of the Dorchester Baptist Church.

St Marys Church

St Marys Church

St Mary’s is a vibrant and lively worshipping community of Christians. It is also used as a venue for music events and concerts in the town.

Loving By Nature

Loving By Nature

Cloth nappy and baby goods shop.

Chasing Tails Bicycle Repairs

Chasing Tails Bicycle Repairs

One stop shop for bike repairs and upgrades.

Toymaster

Toymaster

A long established toyshop with a warm and friendly reception.

Water Refill Point

Water Refill Point

Dorchester Town Council has worked with Wessex Water to install a water refill point in town for people to refill their water bottles.

Brace of Butchers

Brace of Butchers

Butcher and Refill Shop

Great Field Toilets

Great Field Toilets

Located next to the PIPs cafe there are two toilets. Disabled toilets and baby change facilities are located here.

1610 Changing Places Toilet

1610 Changing Places Toilet

This toilet is available to anyone who needs it and you do not have to be a user of the Sports Centre

1610 Sports Centre

1610 Sports Centre

Dorchester Sports Centre is a family friendly centre offering the local community an all inclusive wellness and sports facility to enjoy.

Parkers Property Consultants & Valuers

Parkers Property Consultants & Valuers

Parkers Property Consultants & Valuers

Mirror Image

Mirror Image

We create beautiful hair in a friendly atmosphere

Dorchester Ghost Walks

Dorchester Ghost Walks

Discover Dorchester’s grisly history – Judge Jeffreys and the Bloody Assize, ghosts that haunt the taverns and the alleyways.

B8 Cafe

B8 Cafe

Asian Fusion cuisine made with flare, imagination and love. All is plant based!

Dorset Museum Changing Places Toilet

Dorset Museum Changing Places Toilet

Changing places toilets provide greater accessibility to those who need it.

1610 Dorchester Sports Centre

1610 Dorchester Sports Centre

Changing places toilets provide greater accessibility to those who need it! These toilets available to anyone who needs it.

The Colliton Park Car Park EV Charge Point

The Colliton Park Car Park EV Charge Point

Is part of Mer EV There are 2 EV charge points at this location

Dorset County Hospital EV Charge Point

Dorset County Hospital EV Charge Point

Is part of EV Charge.Online. There are 3 EV charge points at this location.

Poundbury Buttermarket EV Charge Point

Poundbury Buttermarket EV Charge Point

Is part of the Osprey EV charging network. There are 9 EV charge points at this location.

Tesco Superstore Dorchester EV Charge Point

Tesco Superstore Dorchester EV Charge Point

Is part of the Pod Point EV charging network. There are 4 EV charge points at this location.

Wollaston Field EV Charge Point

Wollaston Field EV Charge Point

Is part of Mer EV charging network. There is 1 EV charge point at this location.

Trinity Street Car Park EV Charge Point

Trinity Street Car Park EV Charge Point

Is part of Charge Your Car and ChargerNet EV charging network. There are 3 EV charge points at this location.

DRC Fairfield Car Park EV Charge Point

DRC Fairfield Car Park EV Charge Point

The point is part of Mer EV Charge Network. There are 4 EV charge points at this location.

A Dorchester Trundle with the Town Crier

A Dorchester Trundle with the Town Crier

Join Dorchester’s award-winning Town Crier Alistair Chisolm as he takes you on a tour of Dorchester.

Dorchester Hidden Histories Walk

Dorchester Hidden Histories Walk

Discover the stories behind some of Dorchester's fascinating buildings

TIP – The Jewel House

TIP – The Jewel House

One of Dorchester’s Tourist Information Points stocking information and literature for visitors to the town.

The Jewel House

The Jewel House

Jewellery and watch, sales & repairs. Rethreading, engraving, watch batteries & straps

The Last Post

The Last Post

Newly established Cafe bar in central dorchester town centre - We also love helping to 'keep music live'

Tech Solutions

Tech Solutions

Mobile Phone and Tablet Repairs Tech Solutions UK are you local Mobile Phone and Tablet repair specialists

TIP – A-Line Taxi

TIP – A-Line Taxi

One of Dorchester’s Tourist Information Points stocking information and literature for visitors to the town.

TIP – Potters Café

TIP – Potters Café

One of Dorchester’s Tourist Information Points stocking information and literature for visitors to the town.

TIP – Basili.co

TIP – Basili.co

One of Dorchester’s Tourist Information Points stocking information and literature for visitors to the town.

TIP – The Olde Tea House

TIP – The Olde Tea House

One of Dorchester’s Tourist Information Points stocking information and literature for visitors to the town.

TIP – Ali’s Attic

TIP – Ali’s Attic

One of Dorchester’s Tourist Information Points stocking information and literature for visitors to the town.

TIP – Taste

TIP – Taste

One of Dorchester’s Tourist Information Points stocking information and literature for visitors to the town.

TIP – Posh Partridge

TIP – Posh Partridge

One of Dorchester’s Tourist Information Points stocking information and literature for visitors to the town.

TIP – Box of Porcelain

TIP – Box of Porcelain

One of Dorchester’s Tourist Information Points stocking information and literature for visitors to the town.

TIP – Westwood House

TIP – Westwood House

One of Dorchester’s Tourist Information Points stocking information and literature for visitors to the town.

TIP – The Post Office

TIP – The Post Office

One of Dorchester’s Tourist Information Points stocking information and literature for visitors to the town.

TIP – Jordans Jewellers

TIP – Jordans Jewellers

One of Dorchester’s Tourist Information Points stocking information and literature for visitors to the town.

TIP – Brewery Square Concierge

TIP – Brewery Square Concierge

One of Dorchester’s Tourist Information Points stocking information and literature for visitors to the town.

TIP – Hendover Café

TIP – Hendover Café

One of Dorchester’s Tourist Information Points stocking information and literature for visitors to the town.

TIP – County Town Butchers

TIP – County Town Butchers

One of Dorchester’s Tourist Information Points stocking information and literature for visitors to the town.

TIP – The Keep Military Museum

TIP – The Keep Military Museum

One of Dorchester’s Tourist Information Points stocking information and literature for visitors to the town.

TIP – Shoetrees

TIP – Shoetrees

One of Dorchester’s Tourist Information Points stocking information and literature for visitors to the town.

TIP – The Horse with the Red Umbrella

TIP – The Horse with the Red Umbrella

One of Dorchester’s Tourist Information Points stocking information and literature for visitors to the town.

Made in Italy

Made in Italy

Linen Italian Dresses, Tops, and Capri. Proud to preset our new flag ship store Made In Italy now open on South Street in Dorchester.

Dorchester Tackle & Guns

Dorchester Tackle & Guns

Fishing, hunting, work wear, air soft, military equipment, cadet kit.

Dorchester Podiatry

Dorchester Podiatry

Dorset's oldest foot health clinic. Established since 1983. Formerly Barsky & Hawkins. Experience, advice, a complete range of treatments and a friendly supportive service.

Cloud Accountancy Services

Cloud Accountancy Services

Accountancy Services

Poundbury Wealth Management

Poundbury Wealth Management

Poundbury Wealth Management provide expert advice on investments, pensions and inheritance tax and all aspects of financial advice.

The Dorchester Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic

The Dorchester Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic

The Dorchester Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic offers a wide range of specialist physiotherapy services.

Sarah Dale Aesthetics

Sarah Dale Aesthetics

Sarah Dale Aesthetics brings you the most advanced skincare and non-surgical treatments to help you look and feel fabulous.

SC Wellness & Learning Centre

SC Wellness & Learning Centre

Energise your life with Chi Therapies, Exercise, Meditation and Martial Arts Classes plus Chi Workshops.

Peter Gunning & Partners LLP

Peter Gunning & Partners LLP

Chartered quantity surveyors & project managers.

Partners in Wellbeing

Partners in Wellbeing

A wellbeing hub in a peaceful square in Poundbury. Services include Counselling and Psychotherapy, Ear Candling, Hypnotherapy, Massage, Reflexology.

MeraKi Poundbury

MeraKi Poundbury

Hair Salon offering unisex Hairdressing services.

Partners in Design Ltd

Partners in Design Ltd

Partners in Design are at the forefront of interior design in Dorset, Somerset, Devon and beyond.

Kirsten Sare Makeup Artist

Kirsten Sare Makeup Artist

Professional, qualified and experienced freelance Makeup Artist. Specialising in film, bridal, editorial and commercial.

Hussey & Briggs

Hussey & Briggs

Suppliers and Installers of quality windows, doors and conservatories in aluminium, timber and UPVC.

Honey Bee Cafe

Honey Bee Cafe

Honey Bee Cafe in Poundbury is a family run cafe that provides fresh food cooked to order, drinks and homemade cakes.

Caring Osteopathy

Caring Osteopathy

Dorset based Osteopath Joanna Figg is located in Poundbury, Dorchester and offers Osteopathy, Acupuncture and Sports massage

Animal Health & Healing

Animal Health & Healing

Animal Health & Healing store. Local/British Quality Ethical Products and Energy Healing Treatments available.

Anglotown Lettings & Management

Anglotown Lettings & Management

Residential lettings & sales. Anglotown Property Agents and Chartered Surveyors have been providing landlord property services since 1997.

Blueberry Wealth Management

Blueberry Wealth Management

A friendly boutique wealth management firm with considerable experience in all aspects of financial planning covering Dorset, Devon, Hampshire and Somerset.

Relate Dorset & South Wiltshire

Relate Dorset & South Wiltshire

Relationship support services, family mediation, conference centre, personal & professional development, training.

Allure of Poundbury

Allure of Poundbury

Beauty Salon specialising in deep tissue massage & Elemis facials

Pavillion in the Park Cafe

Pavillion in the Park Cafe

Located on the Great Field, Pavillion in the Park (PiP) is a sustainable café and community space offering locally sourced home-made food, cakes, ice-creams, waffles, shakes and a wide selection of drinks.

Alcohol Education Trust

Alcohol Education Trust

We are a national charity that supports schools, parents, carers, health educators and youth outreach teams to ensure that young people of all abilities learn to stay safe around alcohol.

Butterfly Brides

Butterfly Brides

Fantastic Designer Wedding Gowns, Bridesmaid Dresses, Prom/ Evening Dresses, Shoes and accessories! All at competitive prices!

Capelli of Poundbury

Capelli of Poundbury

Capelli of Poundbury was established in 2006. We specialise in cutting & colouring. Retailer of quality wigs, Moroccanoil, TIGI & GHD products.

Bonjour Cafe

Bonjour Cafe

Delicious, fresh, homemade food & cakes in the heart of Poundbury in beautiful Dorset. Owned and baked by Emma.

Redefine

Redefine

Redefine is based in Poundbury and offers a team of skilled stylists to bring you the best in haircare.

Pure Beauty Salon

Pure Beauty Salon

Indulge in a wide range of beauty treatments, carried out by our highly trained therapists. Relax, unwind and be pampered in luxurious and peaceful surroundings.

Store6

Store6

Store6 is a combination of retail, cafe and creative space.

Mortgage Advice Bureau

Mortgage Advice Bureau

Your local Mortgage and Home Protection Specialist.

Frith Opticians & Audiologists

Frith Opticians & Audiologists

Friths Opticians have been providing the same exceptional eyecare since it was founded in 1926.

CG Fry & Son

CG Fry & Son

Building Poundbury's new homes and business premises.

Matthew Lucas Funeral Directors

Matthew Lucas Funeral Directors

Funeral Directors & Monumental Masons: A dignified, professional and caring 24 hour service.

Boo’s Toy Shop

Boo’s Toy Shop

Beautiful toyshop in the heart of Poundbury, stocking beautiful wooden toys and gifts for new-born's up to older children.

Symonds & Sampson Poundbury

Symonds & Sampson Poundbury

Symonds & Sampson LLP is a long-established firm of estate agents and property professionals serving Wessex from 9 regional offices together with the London Office.

Magpie

Magpie

Magpie Poundbury, Dorset stocks lots of great gift ideas including bags, homewares, cards, garden sculpture and jewellery. Cath Kidston, Orla Kiely and Sophie Allport appointed stockist.

Purple Office

Purple Office

Co-working office, desk rental, meeting room, conference call facilities in Poundbury.

Cherryade Life Store

Cherryade Life Store

Curated items for life and home.

Notarianni Glass

Notarianni Glass

Providing a bespoke service, using innovative glass techniques to work with clients on an architectural & domestic scale.

Bridal Reloved

Bridal Reloved

A pre-owned wedding dress boutique selling designer dresses. We believe in recycling, up-cycling and buying and selling quality dresses made by top designers out of the finest fabrics.

Monart Spa Poundbury

Monart Spa Poundbury

Monart Spa is a 5 star luxury day spa located at the heart of Royal Pavilion, Poundbury, Dorset.

Angel Cake Company

Angel Cake Company

Delicious Multi-Award winning bespoke wedding, corporate and celebration cakes, cupcakes and biscuits all hand-crafted in our studio based in Poundbury.

Poundbury Gardens

Poundbury Gardens

Garden centre. A hive of horticultural activity in the centre of Poundbury, Dorset, set in the original farm buildings of Poundbury Farm.

Waitrose Poundbury

Waitrose Poundbury

Your local Waitrose Store in Poundbury open 7 days a week. Stocking a great selection of delicious groceries and quality prepared food, along with all your everyday essentials.

YARD

YARD

Clothing, accessories and lifestyle store.

The Soap Coach

The Soap Coach

Award winning soap maker offering fun and informative natural, soap making courses held online and in person.

The Drawing Office

The Drawing Office

Experts in the science of architecture technology, building design and construction. Surveying, designing and creating planning & building regulation drawings.

Temple Wealth Management

Temple Wealth Management

Temple Wealth provide holistic financial advice for individual and businesses.

The Brownsword Hall

The Brownsword Hall

The Brownsword Hall is a beautiful, unique Hall available for hire to the local community as well as for private or commercial events, wedding receptions, funerals, adult and children's parties, conferences and meetings.

The Dorset Wine Company

The Dorset Wine Company

Specialist wine company offering selection of hand-picked wines from around the world.

Gallery on the Square Poundbury

Gallery on the Square Poundbury

Gallery & shop offering furnishings, lighting & glass, as well as paintings & prints by local artists & designers.

S&A Treasure Jewellery

S&A Treasure Jewellery

We are a family run business with over 20 years of experience in Jewellery.

Shire Hall Cafe

Shire Hall Cafe

Enjoy a delicious selection of fresh, locally-produced food and drink in our airy mezzanine cafe.

KeeP 106

KeeP 106

KeeP 106 is the broadcasting name of the community radio station for Dorchester and the surrounding area operated on a not-for-profit basis by Ridgeway Community Radio, a community interest company (CIC). A group of enthusiastic volunteers, all of whom have experience in broadcasting, run the station which broadcasts 24 hours a day. There are no commercial interests involved – the volunteers merely want to be part of, and provide a service to the community.

Lee Garden

Lee Garden

We are a Chinese Restaurant & Takeaway located in Dorchester specialising in Sechuan & Peking.

Relax Coffee Lounge

Relax Coffee Lounge

Great coffee, great food, great atmosphere.

Posh Partridge

Posh Partridge

We are a family run café offering home-cooked breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea using high quality local produce.

Metro Supermarket

Metro Supermarket

World Wide Food Shop - Metro Supermarket is a grocery store selling food and drinks of the World!

Hardy’s

Hardy’s

Hardy's Pub is situated in the county town of Dorchester in Dorset. Under new management since November 2019, until lockdown was building up a great reputation for the place to go for a quick pint or an evening's entertainment. Hardy's friendly team are welcoming and provide some of Dorset's best live entertainment over the whole weekend.

CW Hats & Accessories Ltd

CW Hats & Accessories Ltd

We make bespoke hats and fascinators for every occasion. We also sell everyday scarves, silk scarves, cashmere scarves, pashminas, clutch bags, cloth face masks and masquerade masks. Our stock will be changing with the seasons so please keep an eye out for our new stock.

Warmer Home Improvements

Warmer Home Improvements

Upgrade your living space with our excellent range of home improvement products, designed to reduce your energy bills and create warm, bright spaces in your home.

Golden Lotus

Golden Lotus

Chinese takeaway

The Co-Op

The Co-Op

Supermarket chain selling groceries and household goods, with a focus on ethical practices.

Arias Barber

Arias Barber

Barbers shop

Toni & Guy

Toni & Guy

At TONI&GUY Dorchester we pride ourselves on a friendly and professional service throughout your salon experience.

Peacocks

Peacocks

Fashion chain offering discount clothing, footwear and accessories for the whole family.

Aquila Heights Guest House

Aquila Heights Guest House

Aquila Heights is a friendly and comfortable guest house offering quality B&B accommodation just 1 mile from Dorchester town centre.

Istanbul Grill

Istanbul Grill

Kebabs, Fish & Chips, Pizza and Burgers

San Telmo

San Telmo

San Telmo is a family run business which has been serving top quality fish and chips since 1972.

Case and Brewer

Case and Brewer

Case & Brewer is a family run Traditional Fish & Chip Shop based in Dorchester.

Callaway’s Fish & Chips

Callaway’s Fish & Chips

Callaway's Fish & Chips has built a reputation for quality food. We have a full and varied menu with something to suit the whole family.

Cathies Place

Cathies Place

Cathie's is a cafe located on Dorchester's bustling high street that offers a delicious selection of food and drinks.

Walnut Grove

Walnut Grove

Friendly, family run restaurant serving locally sourced produce served in a modern environment...making the most delicious dishes, serving everyones needs and requirements.

Town Pump & Cornhill

Town Pump & Cornhill

The Town Pump, in the middle of Cornhill is an obelisk built of Portland stone in 1784.

Mac 3 Barbers

Mac 3 Barbers

Mac 3 Barbers - Grooming with Style. A newly established barber/coffee shop that gives all our clients the ultimate grooming with style barbering experience in a professional and caring environment.

Dorchester Market

Dorchester Market

The Dorchester market is held on a Wednesday throughout the year from 06.30 - 14.00.

Martin Green Interiors

Martin Green Interiors

We are passionate about finding new homes for antique, vintage and contemporary pieces that are beautifully designed, masterfully created and enduringly desirable.

Poundland

Poundland

Discount retail chain selling groceries, toiletries, cleaning products & more.

WH Smith

WH Smith

Selling books, stationery, magazines, newspapers, entertainment products and confectionery.

Costa Coffee Cornhill

Costa Coffee Cornhill

One of the nations favourite coffee shops

Eastern Dorchester and Fordington

Eastern Dorchester and Fordington

Transport yourself back nearly two thousand years and you are standing in ‘Durnovaria’ - Dorchester’s Roman town.

Fordington: a short walk

Fordington: a short walk

Teresa Ridout of Dorset Life takes us on a tour of the village which is now a leafy suburb of Dorchester

The Treves Trail

The Treves Trail

Trace the footsteps of 19th century Dorchester-born doctor Sir Frederick Treves, learning about his life and accomplishments as you go.

Budmouth Walk – 19th Century Weymouth

Budmouth Walk – 19th Century Weymouth

Start from Weymouth Railway Station yard, turn left passed the magnificent Somerset pub towards Victoria’s (50th) Jubilee Clock

Woodlanders Walk

Woodlanders Walk

Bubb Down and the Melburys

The Trumpet Major & The Melancholy Hussar

The Trumpet Major & The Melancholy Hussar

The South Dorset Ridgeway walk

Return of the Native Walk – Egdon Heath

Return of the Native Walk – Egdon Heath

To fully appreciate the atmosphere – the true solitude - of Egdon Heath set out on this walk at daybreak or as dusk is falling.

Mellstock Poems Walk

Mellstock Poems Walk

The best way to explore Hardy’s Mellstock is to follow this gentle four mile walk which starts at Kingston Maurward, visits both Higher and Lower Bockhampton, and ends at Stinsford Church.

Thomas Hardy walk

Thomas Hardy walk

A walk around Thomas Hardy country near Dorchester.

Kiosk on the Green

Kiosk on the Green

The 'Kiosk on the Green' located at the northern end of Borough Gardens and sells a range of light snacks and drinks at a very competitive price.

Bramlies

Bramlies

We pride ourselves on our excellent service and guest accommodation, with beautifully furnished en-suite rooms, including 2 detached ground floor rooms.

Bay Tree House

Bay Tree House

Bay Tree House is a family run bed and breakfast within a few minutes’ walk of the historic town of Dorchester.

The Duchess of Cornwall Inn

The Duchess of Cornwall Inn

A magnificent Dorset coaching inn in the heart of Poundbury.

Little Court

Little Court

Little Court B&B Dorchester is a a five star rated delightful Edwardian country house set in the heart of the Dorset countryside

Greenwood Grange

Greenwood Grange

Welcome to award-winning Greenwood Grange, a collection of 17 luxury stone-built self-catering holiday cottages deep into Hardy Country near Dorchester in Dorset.

Yalbury Cottage

Yalbury Cottage

Just two miles from Dorchester in Dorset, Yalbury Cottage is set in the hamlet of Lower Bockhampton – the heart of Thomas Hardy’s Wessex

Skate Park

Skate Park

Dorchester has a state of the art permanent concrete skatepark which was opened in April 2009. Open for free use everyday, the park is suitable for BMX, scooter and inline skates as well as skateboards.

Woodlands Crescent Play Area

Woodlands Crescent Play Area

There is an enclosed younger children's play area suitable for children up to the age of six. The play equipment includes a multi seesaw, rockers, spinning bowl, play fort and slide, baby swings, daffodil and navigator play structures and tick tock!

Syward Close Play Area

Syward Close Play Area

This is an enclosed play area and has activities suitable for a mixed age group.

Sandringham Sports Centre Play Area

Sandringham Sports Centre Play Area

This play area forms part of Sandringham Sports Centre and is laid out near to the football pitch and free car park. The equipment provides activities for a mixed age group.

Salisbury Field Play Area

Salisbury Field Play Area

This is an enclosed play area set within a large grassed area with activities suited to a mixed age group.

Poundbury Crescent Play Area

Poundbury Crescent Play Area

This is an enclosed play area with activities suited mainly to those children over the age of seven.

Mellstock Avenue Play Area

Mellstock Avenue Play Area

This is an enclosed play area and has activities suitable for a mixed age group.

King’s Park Play Area

King’s Park Play Area

This is an enclosed play area with activities suited to children under the age of eleven.

Kensington Walk Play Area

Kensington Walk Play Area

This is a small enclosed play area and has activities suitable for children up to the age of eleven.

Holmead Walk Play Area

Holmead Walk Play Area

This is an enclosed play area set within a large grassed area with activities suited to children under the age of seven.

Elizabeth Place Play Area

Elizabeth Place Play Area

There is an enclosed younger children's play area suitable for children up to the age of eleven. The play equipment includes a slide, swings and two different types of climbing frames.

Edward Road Play Area

Edward Road Play Area

This is an enclosed play area with activities suited to children under the age of eleven.

Castle Park Play Area

Castle Park Play Area

There is an enclosed younger children's play area suitable for children up to the age of eight. The play equipment includes rockers, a seesaw, baby swings and junior multi play structure.

King’s Road Play Area

King’s Road Play Area

This play area also has a brightly coloured original ‘Eddison' steam roller which all children love to explore and football and basketball equipment right next door.

Public Toilets – Borough Gardens

Public Toilets – Borough Gardens

The public toilets are located adjacent to the refreshment kiosk building and are open all year round during the Gardens opening times.

Public Toilets – Charles Street

Public Toilets – Charles Street

Male / Female / Disabled toilets - situated at the bottom of the external stairs opposite the Charles Street car park.

Public Toilets – Top o’ Town

Public Toilets – Top o’ Town

Top o' Town toilets situated in the car park

Public Toilets – Trinity Street

Public Toilets – Trinity Street

4 toilets (Disabled Access, Baby Change available)

Lloyds Bank

Lloyds Bank

Dorchester branch of Lloyds Bank

High West Street

High West Street

In the 1820s High West Street was almost entirely residential. It is now a mix of attractions, independent shops, cafes and restaurants and professional services.

High East Street

High East Street

High East Street runs from the town pump eastwards to the location of the former Roman Gates at the eastern edge of the town and has a mix of independent shops, accommodation, and places to eat.

Top o’ Town

Top o’ Town

At the Top O Town you will find the statue of Thomas Hardy, arguably Dorchester’s most famous resident.

South Walks

South Walks

South Walks, runs east from the southern end of South Street along the line of the former Roman town defences and is an avenue of mature Horse Chestnut Trees.

The King’s Arms

The King’s Arms

A beautifully renovated restaurant, bar and rooms offer a stylish and decadent experience in the heart of Dorchester.

Judge Jeffreys

Judge Jeffreys

Judge Jeffreys ranks alongside Thomas Hardy and William Barnes as one of the most important figures in Dorchester's past with his links to the Bloody Assizes.

South Street

South Street

South street is the main shopping street in the town, with several interesting side streets and shopping arcades branching off from the main thoroughfare.

Trinity Street

Trinity Street

Trinity Street may at first glance appear to have less to offer than other streets in the town, but look out for the elegant art deco form of the independently owned Plaza Cinema and the selection of independent and niche shops and eateries.

William Barnes

William Barnes

Dorchester can also lay claim to another tremendously influencial figure in English literature – the poet William Barnes.

Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy, the noted British poet and author of the naturalism movement, was born in the small village of Higher Bockhampton, just outside Dorchester.

Souvlaki & More

Souvlaki & More

Authentic greek cuisine

Voyager Cleaning

Voyager Cleaning

Domestic & Commercial Cleaning Services

FoneWorld

FoneWorld

Mobile Phone Shop

Bells Hair Salon

Bells Hair Salon

All aspects of ladies & gentlemen’s hairdressing

Vibes

Vibes

Vegan & Vegetarian café located in Brewery square.

Defibrillator – Goulds

Defibrillator – Goulds

Goulds Household & Department Store - Defibrillator

Holy Trinity Catholic Church

Holy Trinity Catholic Church

Holy Trinity Church is a Roman Catholic and former Church of England church in Dorchester.

Lower Bockhampton

Lower Bockhampton

Lower Bockhampton is a small hamlet on the River Frome, home to the school where Thomas Hardy first attended as a young boy.

Stinsford

Stinsford

A small hamlet, much loved by Hardy, which features in 'Under the Greenwood Tree' and a number of his poems.

Kingston Maurward Animal Park & Gardens

Kingston Maurward Animal Park & Gardens

Even wet weather cannot detract from the beautiful grounds and lake at Kingston Maurward Gardens and Animal Park.

Colliton Park Car Park

Colliton Park Car Park

Colliton Park Car Park near County Hall

Maiden Newton to Dorchester

Maiden Newton to Dorchester

Frome Valley trail - Maiden Newton – Dorchester

Frome Valley Trail – Cycling

Frome Valley Trail – Cycling

Starting at Evershot, the second highest village in Dorset, the 16 mile (26km) route meanders close to the River Frome towards Poole Harbour.

Milton Abbas and the chalk downs – Dorset Pedal

Milton Abbas and the chalk downs – Dorset Pedal

Classic Dorset Downs country - much loved by Thomas Hardy and still as alluring and atmospheric today.

The Land of Bone & Stone Cycle Ride

The Land of Bone & Stone Cycle Ride

A journey of contrasts from the 4000 years old ‘Land, Bone & Stones’ landscape of Abbotsbury Castle and Hell Stone and the idyllic village of Abbotsbury.

The Frome Valley Cycle Ride

The Frome Valley Cycle Ride

Following the River Frome and Sydling Water up and down their respective valleys and through water meadows.

West Stafford

West Stafford

West Stafford is a small, thatched village just to the east of Dorchester. The village has good connections with Thomas Hardy’s work.

Higher Bockhampton

Higher Bockhampton

Higher Bockhampton is a tiny hamlet on the edge of Puddletown Heath containing the woodland cottage where Thomas Hardy was born.

Fordington

Fordington

Fordington may be a suburb of Dorchester, but it remains an attractive village neighbourhood which has retained a relatively rural atmosphere.

Poundbury

Poundbury

Poundbury is an urban extension to the Dorset county town of Dorchester, according to principles of architecture and urban planning as advocated by HRH The Prince of Wales.

Hardys Monument

Hardys Monument

The Hardy Monument is a twenty-two metre (70 feet) single column built of local Portland stone and perched on the summit of Blackdown Hill, above the village of Portesham.

Kingston Maurward College

Kingston Maurward College

Kingston Maurward is a vibrant and growing land-based college set in the heart of Dorset.

Puddletown Forest

Puddletown Forest

Puddletown Forest is a large area of woodland near Dorchester and has miles of footpaths and mountain bike trails.

Thorncombe Wood

Thorncombe Wood

Thorncombe Woods is a magical pocket of mixed woodland and heath listed on the Ancient Woodland Inventory.

Discover Historical Dorchester walk

Discover Historical Dorchester walk

The “Discover Dorchester” route is the perfect way to take in great views, enjoy the inviting ambiance of the town, and visit a host of notable attractions along the way.

Stones & Circles walk – 7 miles

Stones & Circles walk – 7 miles

Slightly out of town – but well worth a visit, this walk starts in the village of Portesham.

Barrow Circle Walk – 5.5 miles

Barrow Circle Walk – 5.5 miles

Starting in Martinstown this superb walk climbs up to the ridge for fantastic views and one of the UK’s most interesting Bronze Age cemeteries. - Barrow Circle – 5.5 miles

Maiden Castle & Clandon Barrow walk

Maiden Castle & Clandon Barrow walk

If you fancy doing a less strenuous walk and skirt around the edge of Maiden Castle, then this is the walk for you - Maiden Castle & Clandon Barrow – 3 miles

The Dorset Walk – Maiden Castle and Martinstown

The Dorset Walk – Maiden Castle and Martinstown

This walk starts from Maiden Castle car park and enjoys some spectacular views south to the Ridgeway and north over Dorchester and far into the Dorset countryside.

Dorchester Town Trail Walk – 2 miles

Dorchester Town Trail Walk – 2 miles

This 2 mile walk around Dorchester starts at the monument known as the Town Pump in South Street and takes in some of Dorchester’s points of interest including Brewery Square and Maumbury Rings.

West Dorset Walks – Cerne Valley Walk

West Dorset Walks – Cerne Valley Walk

Circular walk of 26 mile around the Cerne Valley

Thorncombe Wood Walkabout 2

Thorncombe Wood Walkabout 2

Thorncombe Wood / Puddletown Forest / Duddle Heath / Black Heath

Thorncombe Wood Walkabout 1

Thorncombe Wood Walkabout 1

Hardy’s Birthplace Visitor Centre / Roman Road / Black Heath / Rushy Pond / Hardy’s Cottage

West Dorset Walks – Dorchester to Weymouth Trail

West Dorset Walks – Dorchester to Weymouth Trail

Wide and sweeping coastal views are combined with quiet valleys on this splendid walk.

Kingston Maurward to Max Gate

Kingston Maurward to Max Gate

This walk links the Kingston Maurward Estate, on which Hardy was raised, with Max Gate, the home he built from his literary successes.

Kingston Maurward to Hardy’s Cottage walk

Kingston Maurward to Hardy’s Cottage walk

This walk takes you through Hardy’s real and imagined landscapes, through Kingston Maurward college estate and Lower Bockhampton.

Walk to Hardys Cottage

Walk to Hardys Cottage

An easy walk from Dorchester visiting Stinsford and its church, the resting home of Hardy's heart and his two wives.

The Poppy Trail

The Poppy Trail

The Poppy Trail - Dorchester and the First World War

Fairfield Car Park Short Stay

Fairfield Car Park Short Stay

This is the covered part of Fairfield which for most of Wednesdays is unavailable as this is where the main Dorchester Market takes place.

Fairfield Car Park Long Stay

Fairfield Car Park Long Stay

Fairfield (Long Stay) car park is very convenient for the Market on Wednesdays and also the nearest car park in Dorchester for the Brewery Square shopping centre and Dukes Auction rooms.

NatWest Bank

NatWest Bank

Natwest Bank Branch

Nationwide Building Society

Nationwide Building Society

Local Branch of Nationwide Building Society.

HSBC Bank

HSBC Bank

Dorchester's Branch of HSBC.

Halifax Bank

Halifax Bank

Dorchester Halifax Bank Branch.

Barclays Bank

Barclays Bank

Dorchester branch of Barclays Bank UK PLC.

Sunninghill Prep School

Sunninghill Prep School

Preparatory School for children aged 3 to 13 years.

Sprint Signs (In Post Office)

Sprint Signs (In Post Office)

Printing, copying including plans, laminating, signs, banners, garment printing, workwear, bubble labels, promotional items and graphic design.

Southfield Veterinary Centre

Southfield Veterinary Centre

Small Animal Veterinary Practice. Providing First Class Care for all your Pets.

Home Instead Senior Care

Home Instead Senior Care

Home Instead Senior Care Dorchester Providing high quality, bespoke care in the comfort of your own home.

Grassby Funeral Services

Grassby Funeral Services

Grassby Funeral Service are a well established independent family funeral directors with six generations of expertise.

Everycare Wessex

Everycare Wessex

Long established provider of professional nursing and care services to hospitals, care homes, domiciliary settings etc. throughout Dorset.

Efeca

Efeca

Efeca is a natural resources consultancy, advising on legislation and policy management, data verification, sustainability and legality of agricultural commodities.

Dorchester Town Council

Dorchester Town Council

The Town Council provides a range of community and recreational facilities, and promotes the town's interests with the other statutory bodies that operate in the town, notably the Dorset Council.

Cygnus Instruments

Cygnus Instruments

Manufacture ultrasonic digital thickness gauges + industrial leak detectors.

County Cleaners

County Cleaners

Dry cleaning and laundry services.

Citizen’s Advice Bureau

Citizen’s Advice Bureau

Whoever you are..Whatever the problem... Confidential, Free, Impartial, Independent advice and information.

Brewery Square Management

Brewery Square Management

Brewery Square is a vibrant and stylish regeneration in the heart of Dorchester which currently boasts a variety of shops, eateries and leisure facilities.

AT Studio Photography

AT Studio Photography

Portraiture of families, babies, children, pets. Wedding, passport & commercial photography. Picture framing & photo restoration.

Alacrify Ltd

Alacrify Ltd

We help to build businesses on the internet, and everywhere. Alacrify is a unique, values-led combination of design agency, digital and social media marketing specialists, and business consultancy.

TempleHill Property Management

TempleHill Property Management

Residential Lettings, Estate and Block Management.

Symonds & Sampson

Symonds & Sampson

Symonds & Sampson LLP is a long-established firm of estate agents and property professionals serving Wessex from 9 regional offices together with the London Office.

Mayfair Town & Country

Mayfair Town & Country

Estate Agent. Property Professionals specialising in property sales, lettings and management.

Maxgate Properties

Maxgate Properties

Maxgate Properties is an independent estate agency, located in the prestigious Brewery Square Complex, specialising in both residential and commercial properties.

Greenslade Taylor Hunt Estate Agents

Greenslade Taylor Hunt Estate Agents

Estate Agency sales and lettings.

Fisher & Associates

Fisher & Associates

Fisher & Associates is a multi-disciplined Architectural and Interior Design practice aimed at providing Planning and Design solutions.

Dorset Property

Dorset Property

Dorset Property is an estate agent which offers a comprehensive residential sales and lettings service.

Dorchester Property Lettings

Dorchester Property Lettings

Dorchester Property Lettings is now established in High West Street, Dorchester.

Dickinson Bowden Estate Agents

Dickinson Bowden Estate Agents

Independent Estate Agency, offering valuations, Residential Lettings and Block Management. Established over twenty five years.

Crickmay Stark Architects

Crickmay Stark Architects

We are a multi-disciplined Practice working in all aspects of Architecture for Clients in the private, commercial and public sectors.

Connells

Connells

Connells Dorchester is the flagship estate agent office for the southern region & deal with all aspects of residential sales, mortgages & surveying.

Christmas & Brugge

Christmas & Brugge

Independent Chartered Surveyors dealing with residential and commercial property.

Aspley Associates LLP

Aspley Associates LLP

Consulting engineers

The Commercial Law Practice

The Commercial Law Practice

The Commercial Law Practice is a specialist property and commercial law practice based in Dorchester.

Porter Dodson Solicitors & Advisors

Porter Dodson Solicitors & Advisors

Porter Dodson is a Top 200 UK law firm based across Somerset and Dorset.

P J Aiken Insurance Services

P J Aiken Insurance Services

PJ Aiken has been a well established independent insurance broker for more than 40 years.

Pennywise

Pennywise

Independent Financial Advisers including Investments Savings, Pensions, Mortgages Life and Critical Illness Cover, Retirement Planning and Will writing

Nantes Solicitors

Nantes Solicitors

Local Solicitors offering a full range of legal services for both private and business clients.

Humphries Kirk Solicitors

Humphries Kirk Solicitors

Local Solicitors for all your personal and business needs.

Edwards and Keeping

Edwards and Keeping

Edwards & Keeping accountants has been serving from Dorset for over 100 years, we have a varied client base and over 40 partners and staff to ensure that we provide our clients with the best possible service.

David Upshall Insurance Services

David Upshall Insurance Services

David Upshall insurance services has been advising on insurance matters for in Dorchester for 25 years.

Blackburn & Co Solicitors

Blackburn & Co Solicitors

Solicitors offering a full range of legal services.

Battens Solicitors

Battens Solicitors

Battens is recognised as one of the country's most progressive law firms providing decisive legal solutions to clients nationwide.

Alan & Thomas Insurance

Alan & Thomas Insurance

Dorset's only independent Chartered Insurance Broker offering commercial and personal insurance services.

U-Drive

U-Drive

U-Drive: The best solution in vehicle hire...

United Church Dorchester

United Church Dorchester

At the United Church, we try to provide a programme of worship and witness that is family-friendly and embracing of all ages.

Nicoll World Travel

Nicoll World Travel

As an Independent Travel Agent we provide a wide range of holidays in the UK, Europe and Worldwide.

Kwik Fit

Kwik Fit

Dorchester Kwik Fit

Dorchester Travel

Dorchester Travel

Independent Travel Agent providing Holidays, Cruises, Flights and all travel arrangements.

Dorchester Arts

Dorchester Arts

Dorchester Arts is the year-round provider of arts performances and entertainment in Dorset’s County Town.

Car Radios Dorchester

Car Radios Dorchester

Dorset's Premier In-Car Specialist. Car Radios Dorchester has been providing high quality in-car electronics for 30 years.

Autobitz

Autobitz

Suppliers of Car Spares & Accessories Cycles & Spares.

A-Line Taxis

A-Line Taxis

Dorchesters oldest taxi company. Operating for over 40 years. Open 24/7/365 No extra charges after 11pm

Wise Owl Toys

Wise Owl Toys

We are family-run, independent toy shops who place customer service as our main priority and seek to offer different, inspiring and fun toys which also have an educational bias.

Wessex Photo

Wessex Photo

A Specialist photography shop for cameras, developing, printing and Photo gifts.

Wedding Time

Wedding Time

Bridal shop established 1983. Designer bridal gowns and bridesmaids.

Waterstones

Waterstones

Friendly Bookshop with experienced staff.

Vodafone

Vodafone

Vodafone phone shop

Trespass

Trespass

We design performance clothing to be used in the outdoors.

The Works

The Works

High street supplier of art supplies, craft materials, reading books, jigsaw puzzles, stationary, kids toys and a variety of kids and adult books.

Salvation Army Charity Shop

Salvation Army Charity Shop

The Salvation Army Charity Shop

The Pet Shop

The Pet Shop

Friendly local pet shop carrying a vast range of pet accessories, healthcare and grooming products.

Card Factory

Card Factory

Every day cards and gifts

Sportarm

Sportarm

Repeated winner of ‘Best UK Gun Shop’, Sportarm Dorset consistently guarantees an exceptional range of sporting shotguns and a selection of sporting attire available from our popular lifestyle shop.

RSPCA Charity Shop

RSPCA Charity Shop

RSPCA West Dorset charity shop, raising funds to help animals in the local area.

Oxfam

Oxfam

Oxfam chairty shop.

Mobile Phone Solutions

Mobile Phone Solutions

Mobile phone repairs, unlocking and accessories.

Shoetrees

Shoetrees

Shoetrees is an independent establishment offering high quality shoe repairs, engraving and key cutting and offers a wide range of leather goods/luggage.

Martin’s Newsagent

Martin’s Newsagent

Martin's Newsagent and convenience store.

Ladbrokes

Ladbrokes

Dorchester Ladbrokes

Julia’s House

Julia’s House

Julia’s House is Dorset’s only hospice dedicated to children with life-threatening and life-limiting conditions. Donated goods are always welcomed.

JoJo Maman Bebe

JoJo Maman Bebe

JoJo is the leading British independent maternity, baby & nursery designer/retailer.

Harmony Music

Harmony Music

Your local, traditional music shop.

Great Western Camping

Great Western Camping

Great Western Camping is a specialist outdoor retailer. We stock an extensive range of clothing and equipment for walkers, travelers and climbers.

Fudges Wool

Fudges Wool

Selling Yarns Patterns, and Knitting/Crochet accessories.

Frank Herring & Sons

Frank Herring & Sons

Walking into Frank Herring & Sons art and craft shop in Dorchester is like stepping into a creative adventure.

Dorchester Post Office

Dorchester Post Office

A 6 position Post Office with a Gift Shop selling greetings cards, stationery and local gifts.

Box of Porcelain

Box of Porcelain

Modern quality collectable china items from our shop or by mail order from our web site.

Ali’s Attic

Ali’s Attic

We buy and sell all vintage retro and modern items, from small to large pieces of furniture military items, and anything quirky and old.

Age UK Charity Shop

Age UK Charity Shop

Age UK Dorchester can provide advice on various matters including money and benefits, social care and housing options.

Vision Express

Vision Express

Friendly opticians with a wide range of spectacle lenses, designer frames and contact lenses

Venus & Mars Hair Salon

Venus & Mars Hair Salon

High quality, friendly, affordable salon

Top O’Town Barbers

Top O’Town Barbers

Offering traditional and modern barbering.

Dorset County Hospital

Dorset County Hospital

The main hospital site is situated close to the town centre with an Accident and Emergency department open 24 hours per day.

Dorchester West Train Station

Dorchester West Train Station

Dorchester West Railway Station sees regular service by Great Western Railway along the Heart of Wessex Line between Castle Cary and Weymouth.

Dorchester South Train Station

Dorchester South Train Station

One of two stations serving the town of Dorchester in Dorset, Dorchester South sees regular service by South Western Railway along the South Western Main Line.

Durngate Street Car Park

Durngate Street Car Park

Durngate Street is one of the smallest car parks in town tucked away off Icen Way which is in turn off High West Street.

Wollaston Field Car Park

Wollaston Field Car Park

Wollaston Field car park is another central car park to shop in Dorchester. It is hidden from sight by a splendid red brick wall around it on the road side of the car park.

Old Market Car Park

Old Market Car Park

Old Market car park is close to the library as well as being one of the nearest to the main town centre of Dorchester. You get to it from Acland Road.

Acland Road Car Park

Acland Road Car Park

Acland road car park (also known locally by some as Charles Street) is the one of the most central car parks in Dorchester

Trinity Street Car Park (Southern section)

Trinity Street Car Park (Southern section)

Trinity Street car park (southern section) is the first car park on the left hand side as you drive down Trinity Street. Short stay (up to 4hrs)

Top O’ Town Car Park (Short & Long stay)

Top O’ Town Car Park (Short & Long stay)

Top of Town is a mix of short and long stay spaces plus commercial spaces for visiting coaches. Very convenient for the museums, the high street and the hospital.

The Hair Gallery

The Hair Gallery

Ladies and Gents hairstylist.

The Chiropody Clinic

The Chiropody Clinic

The professional friendly foot care team in Dorchester.

Superdrug

Superdrug

Superdrug is a health and beauty retailer. We have a pharmacy and offer a perscripion delivery and pick up service.

Sproston & Bowden Opticians

Sproston & Bowden Opticians

We are an independent practice staffed by experienced opticians who are passionate about professional eyecare, quality dispensing and contact lens fitting and who realise the importance of personal service.

SGM Hair

SGM Hair

At SGM Hair we know that a good hair cut has the ability to change the way you feel as well as the way you look.

Serenity Nail & Beauty

Serenity Nail & Beauty

We are an established nail and beauty salon in the heart of Dorchester, we have been here since 2005 and have built a loyal client base.

Robin James AVEDA

Robin James AVEDA

Our Dorchester salon, in the heart of this historic market town, is located in Antelope Walk, just a few steps away from the bustling main High Street.

Neal’s Yard Remedies

Neal’s Yard Remedies

Neal’s Yard Remedies is the UK’s foremost destination for scientifically formulated, ethical, effective, natural health and beauty, with the largest range of certified organic products in the UK.

Medusa Apothecary

Medusa Apothecary

Medusa Apothecary is the ultimate in hair, beauty and wellness. We bring you innovative products and natural treatments that nurture your mind, body and soul.

Kings Nails

Kings Nails

Nail salon

John Edwards

John Edwards

John Edwards Hair Salon is a contemporary hairdressing salon in Dorchester. We believe your hair is an asset, expressing style and beauty.

Insight Opticians

Insight Opticians

We are an independent family style optician providing professional eyecare with unrivalled aftercare and quality products.

Heather Hair Salon

Heather Hair Salon

At Heather hair salon we are focussed on you the client.

The Hair Depot

The Hair Depot

The hair depot situated on the first floor above Gentz Barber Shop offers a range of ladies hair treatments.

Gentz Barber Shop

Gentz Barber Shop

Gentz Barber Shop offer traditional and modern barbering and hairdressing for men and boys.

Dorset Physiotherapy Centre

Dorset Physiotherapy Centre

Physiotherapy and Sports injury Clinic

Dorchester Yoga & Therapy Centre

Dorchester Yoga & Therapy Centre

Yoga and Therapy Centre in central Dorchester, offering a wide range of classes, courses and workshops in Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates as well as many therapies.

Dorchester Mobility

Dorchester Mobility

Town centre mobility shop selling a large range of mobility products and services.

Dorchester Hair Studio

Dorchester Hair Studio

A friendly hair salon for all the family.

Dorchester Chiropractic Clinic

Dorchester Chiropractic Clinic

Established Chiropractic Clinic in Dorchester. We provide excellent chiropractic care in a calm and reassuring environment. Contact our team today to book an appointment.

Dorchester Aesthetics Centre

Dorchester Aesthetics Centre

Full Beauty and Medical Aesthetics Centre.

Consol Tanning Studio

Consol Tanning Studio

World Class Sunbeds, open 7 days a week.

Classic Beauty

Classic Beauty

We are an intimate, friendly beauty salon in the heart of Dorchester. With two late night openings until 9pm we cater for every need.

Boots Opticians & Hearing Care

Boots Opticians & Hearing Care

We are a health led opticians, who care about a whole lot more!

Boots

Boots

Boots health and beauty shop.

Beauty Within

Beauty Within

Friendly and professional beauty therapy and weight management in the heart of Dorchester.

Belle Vere Beauty Salon

Belle Vere Beauty Salon

Belle Vere provide a range of high quality health & beauty treatments in a friendly and relaxing environment.

Amplifon

Amplifon

Private Audiology Consultant and Hearing Aid Dispensers. We provide a private high quality diagnostic and rehabilitative service for those with hearing loss.

A Country Practice Dental Clinic

A Country Practice Dental Clinic

A Country Practice Dental Clinic provides both NHS and private dental treatments.

Woods Furniture

Woods Furniture

We’re passionate about furniture and when you come in to see us, our friendly sales people will find out what you need and make sure that the furniture you buy is perfect for you.

The Wooden Floor Specialists

The Wooden Floor Specialists

We supply and fit some of the best wooden floors in the UK.

The Potting Shed

The Potting Shed

We are a family run, traditional garden shop selling a wide range of gardening, wild bird care and wild life products. In addition we have gifts for the gardener and a great range of garden ornaments.

Steve Bane Fabrics

Steve Bane Fabrics

Steve Bane Fabrics has over 40 years of experience in supplying and creating soft furnishings to discerning home makers across the South of England.

Robert Dyas

Robert Dyas

Robert Dyas is built on the foundations of excellent customer service, and ranges of products that are the very necessities of life; Batteries, lightbulbs, rubbish bags.

Kitchen Style

Kitchen Style

Kitchen, bedroom, home office & life areas design & installation

Goulds Household Store

Goulds Household Store

Our homewares include everything from practical items and electrical appliances from well known brands such as Dualit, Kitchen Aid, and Bissell to quality cookware, cutlery and tableware

Goulds Fashion Store

Goulds Fashion Store

Goulds Fashion Store - Dorchester's Department Store

Fusion Lighting

Fusion Lighting

A unique lighting shop in the High Street of Dorchester. From modern to traditional lighting, with prices to suit everybody's budget. We have a wide range of lights on display and extended ranges available to order.

Beds Are Uzzz

Beds Are Uzzz

Beds Are Uzzz are the UK's leading luxury bed suppliers. We are a family run business established over 25 years ago that has risen to become the nationwide leading retailers of Vispring and Tempur pressure relieving mattresses.

Aspects

Aspects

At Aspects we pride ourselves on offering a friendly and professional service to cover all your framing requirements to suit your budget. All work carried out on sight in our custom frame shop.

White Stuff

White Stuff

White Stuff was founded in 1985 by two ski buffs who first sold their ‘Boys from the White Stuff’ T-shirts to pay for their skiing habit. 25 years on, and we now sell beautiful women’s, men’s, accessories and home stuff.

The Mews

The Mews

We are a specialist shop with over 20 years experience in watches, name and vintage jewellery, antique silver and other interesting quality antique items. We sell buy and exchange.

Seasalt Cornwall

Seasalt Cornwall

Seasalt Dorchester is located on Cornhill and stocks our women’s clothing, footwear, accessories and Rain® collections, along with our very special Leach Pottery homeware.

Ratty’s Trail

Ratty’s Trail

Ratty’s Trail follows a lovely circular route along the River Frome where there are plenty of opportunities for the kids to spot animals along the way – including ducklings, swans and brown trout.

New Look

New Look

Visit your local New Look in Dorchester to shop brands we love, girls, footwear, accessories and more.

Mirari Lingerie

Mirari Lingerie

We offer an extensive range of high quality lingerie, nightwear, swimwear and hosiery.

iBuy & Sell Jewellers

iBuy & Sell Jewellers

We offer quality pieces of jewellery at affordable prices with an option to pay over a period of time interest free!

Hotter Shoes

Hotter Shoes

Hotter Shoes Dorchester specialises in stylish but comfortable footwear. We are based in Skelmersdale Lancashire and we produce our own footwear.

Goldcrest Jewellers

Goldcrest Jewellers

Exquisite jewellery for life collection. We have many rings, pendants, earrings and beads in our collection.

Frederick L. Mabb

Frederick L. Mabb

An independent menswear company for both formal and casual occasions.

FatFace

FatFace

Fashionable chain retailer selling outdoor casualwear and accessories for men, women and children.

Every Cloud

Every Cloud

Every Cloud Boutique is a lovely little gift shop based in Dorchester. We specialise in handmade silver jewellery, contemporary crafts and unique gifts.

Dorchester Jewellers

Dorchester Jewellers

Friendly and approachable jewellers with a host of interesting and unusual pieces always in stock.

County Shoes

County Shoes

County Shoes Dorchester is a family run business and we have over 20 years of experience in the shoe trade, particularly in the fitting of children's shoes.

Allum & Sidaway

Allum & Sidaway

Allum & Sidaway is a multi-award winning independent jeweller have five unique jewellery stores, a fantastic team and the best customers!

YC’S Cafe Wine Bar

YC’S Cafe Wine Bar

Yalbury & Yvon’ Cafe Wine Bar offers you the very best Artisan Patisserie, local English Tapa’s as well as sophisticated wines, local beers and ciders, fine English Tea and freshly ground coffee eat in and take away in a truly unique atmosphere.

Westwood House

Westwood House

Westwood House Guest House in Dorchester provides bed and breakfast plus everything you need for a relaxing stay.

Wessex Royale Hotel

Wessex Royale Hotel

Centrally located in the heart of Dorchester, Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel offers Georgian gorgeousness aplenty close to the Jurassic Coast

Waitrose

Waitrose

Quality Food and Wine retailer with expert service in the heart of Dorchester.

Tom Browns

Tom Browns

Tom Browns pub boasts over 20 gins, up to four local and national ales including Dorset Brewing Company and Copper Street Brewery. Up to 5 draught and still ciders plus Craft beer, refreshing soft drinks and an extensive wine list.

The Royal Oak

The Royal Oak

The Royal Oak - Wetherspoons

The Pantry Cafe

The Pantry Cafe

An independent family run cafe business. Everything is made fresh on-site and homemade.

The Old Tea House

The Old Tea House

Come on in and relax in The Old Tea House, enjoy your drinks, snacks and meals in comfort.

The Old Ship Inn

The Old Ship Inn

Whether you’re popping in for a pint, staying the night, or joining us for food, a warm welcome awaits you at The Old Ship Inn.

The King and Thai

The King and Thai

Fully licensed family run authentic Thai restaurant.

The Junction Hotel

The Junction Hotel

The Junction Hotel is a traditional six bedroom coaching inn and pub, found in the heart of Dorchester.

The Horse with the Red Umbrella

The Horse with the Red Umbrella

A friendly tea shop with a unique atmosphere. Everything we serve is homemade and we welcome families.

The Fridge

The Fridge

THE FRIDGE is an Aladdin`s cave of Award Winning Speciality food.

The Colliton Club

The Colliton Club

A friendly club, bar and restaurant open to all. Serving hot and cold beverages and delicious home cooked food.

The Casterbridge

The Casterbridge

Guest house located in the centre of Dorchester, The Casterbridge provides a comfortable and relaxed base to explore Hardy country.

The Blue Raddle

The Blue Raddle

The Raddle is an intimate community pub frequented by local characters, famous for the beers and landlady concocted meals on offer. The wine and other beverage selection isn’t bad either!

Taste Café-Brasserie

Taste Café-Brasserie

For a contemporary café/brasserie serving breakfast, coffee, lunch (lots vegetarian/plant-based dishes available) afternoon tea, and an extensive takeaway menu. We're an independent brasserie that puts menu quality and service first.

Subway

Subway

Build-your-own sandwiches & salads, with health-conscious options.

Snappy Tomato Pizza

Snappy Tomato Pizza

We only use the best quality ingredients to make our great range of Pizzas, Sides and Extras.

Rajpoot Restaurant

Rajpoot Restaurant

Rajpoot is one of the most exclusive and exciting Indian restaurants, with pleasant surroundings and with a longstanding local and international reputation for excellence.

Potters Cafe

Potters Cafe

Potters cafe is open seven days a week and serves an array of delicious food and drinks

Poppins Cafe

Poppins Cafe

Cafe restaurant serving all day breakfast, freshly cooked to order.

Naturalife Wholefoods

Naturalife Wholefoods

Independent health foods and body care shop in the heart of Dorchester.

Myra’s Kaiseki

Myra’s Kaiseki

Authentic Japanese fine dining restaurant

Hot & Sweet

Hot & Sweet

Eat in or take away, serving good coffee, breakfast, light lunches and snack

Goldies Public House

Goldies Public House

Traditional Pub serving 8 cask ales. Courtyard garden & Skittle Alley.

Campbellwicks Interiors

Campbellwicks Interiors

Independent Paint Paper and Fabric Shop. Curtains made to order. Farrow & Ball Paint in stock.

Jordans Jewellers

Jordans Jewellers

Independent jewellers with a difference - selling antique, pre-owned and new jewellery, art, glass and collectables.

La Caverna

La Caverna

For over 26 years La Caverna have been serving delicious, freshly made Italian food in the historical town of Dorchester.

Kao San Thai Restaurant

Kao San Thai Restaurant

Fully licensed Thai Restaurant & Takeaway, open lunchtime 12 - 3pm and dinner 6pm - 11pm.

DOMVS Estate Agents

DOMVS Estate Agents

Residential, Commercial and Land Sales, and Lettings. DOMVS is a thriving, independent estate agency, which stands out from the rest by providing its clients with an excellent, professional service within a friendly, relaxed environment.

Dodgsons of Dorchester

Dodgsons of Dorchester

Established DIY shop with helpful, knowledgeable staff. Comprehensive range of essential goods stocked.

Empire Kebabs

Empire Kebabs

We are a family run takeaway in Dorchester, established in 1995. We have the best kebab in Dorchester and also offer; Pizzas, Burgers and Chips

Down to Earth

Down to Earth

A local independent natural food shop, offering zero waste refills, wholefood, body care, household, organic, local and fairtrade goods. Established in 1978.

County Town Butchers

County Town Butchers

Traditional family butchers, supplying fresh Beef, Pork, Lamb & Poultry.

Convivial Rabbit Micropub

Convivial Rabbit Micropub

A little freehouse tucked away off Trinity Street for the enjoyment of ales from micro and independent British breweries as well as local ciders, wines and spirits in a cosy convivial atmosphere.

Cook

Cook

Remarkable food for your freezer. We sell frozen foods which is hand made in Kent by our chefs, to give that homemade taste.

Bombay Nights

Bombay Nights

Finest and freshest ingredients combined to deliver the very best Indian takeaway in Dorchester.

Basilico

Basilico

Wood fire oven Pizzeria and the place where you can find traditional Italian food. You will not find a more genuine Neapolitan experience outside Napoli!

Premier Inn

Premier Inn

Ideally located in the heart of the historic market town of Dorchester this hotel is conveniently situated for visits to Maiden Castle, Monkey World and The Tutankhamun Exhibition.

Odeon Cinema

Odeon Cinema

3 screens of film magic showing stunning RealD 3D at the Odeon Cinema.

The Atrium Health Centre

The Atrium Health Centre

We are a town centre doctors surgery for the Dorchester community. Our practice is open each day for the healthcare needs of Dorchester residents, those on holiday here and those who live in a two mile radius of the town.

The Highbrow Clinic

The Highbrow Clinic

Situated in Brewery Square, The Highbrow Clinic specialises in non-surgical aesthetic treatments & procedures.

Thomas J William Hair and Beauty Design

Thomas J William Hair and Beauty Design

Experience the ultimate in Hair & Beauty Design Salon in Brewery Square Dorchester

Tout’s Pharmacy

Tout’s Pharmacy

The professional, dedicated and personal service that you deserve from your local Pharmacy

F.I.T.T Chiropractic

F.I.T.T Chiropractic

At F.I.T.T. CHIROPRACTIC, we offer the highest standard of patient care. We aim to treat all patients with integrity, devotion, and compassion. Located in Brewery Square, our mission is to help you regain function and improve your overall quality of life.

Anytime Fitness

Anytime Fitness

Anytime Fitness gym - open 24/7! Our friendly, professional staff are trained to help you on your fitness journey, no matter how much support you need.

Brewhouse & Kitchen

Brewhouse & Kitchen

We’re a bit different from your traditional pub – we brew our own, unique craft beers on-site in our brew-tiful microbrewery!

Balti Express

Balti Express

The Balti Express, High East Street Dorchester, Dorset delivering Indian dishes right to your home.

Belle Modelle

Belle Modelle

Belle Modelle are a fashion & lifestyle store. With a passion for colour, come & explore our beautiful store based in Brewery Square, or shop with us online.

Dorchester Art Gallery

Dorchester Art Gallery

Dorchester Art Gallery is a beautiful contemporary fine art gallery featuring a range of signed limited editions, originals and sculpture.

Phase Eight

Phase Eight

Bringing you sophisticated women’s fashion for every occasion in sizes 6 to 20. From special occasions to workwear and off duty separates.

Dorset Hideaways

Dorset Hideaways

Dorset Hideaways is a Holiday Cottage Agency showcasing a range of properties from cosy cottages crammed full of Dorset charm to luxury retreats oozing with coastal chic.

Margo and Mya

Margo and Mya

We offer a wide range of bespoke handmade services from curtains, blinds, re-upholstery to all manner of soft furnishings including cushions, throws, window seats and beautiful lampshades.

Stems Florist

Stems Florist

Stems Florist is a well established florist in Brewery Square. Having taken over the business in 2018, Emma and her team are passionate about providing beautiful products for every occasion.

Gallery On The Square

Gallery On The Square

Set up in 2011 by David and Stephanie Murdock Gallery on the Square is a shop and Gallery which aims to showcase local artists, designers and makers and provide a fabulous selection of design-led gifts that are just a little different.

Morrish & Banham

Morrish & Banham

We are a retail and online wine merchant with an extensive selection of well-chosen, great value and characterful wines from across the World. We love the wines that we have sourced and we invite you to explore them with us!

Avenue Interiors

Avenue Interiors

Supplier of quality furniture for the home and commercial property. Stylish interiors and accessories. Hospitality and home furnishings.

Copper Street Brewery

Copper Street Brewery

Family-run brewery, bottle shop and tap room in the heart of Brewery Square.

Loco Loves

Loco Loves

Loco Loves is a Fashion and Lifestyle Boutique in Brewery Square that is proud to have a family of loyal customers who return time & time. Founded in 2017, we sell high quality, affordable items that you are sure to love.

Seventh Seal

Seventh Seal

Seventh Seal is a barber, café and clothier in Dorchester, offering a high-quality traditional barber service.

Hobbs

Hobbs

From its humble roots as a family-run shop in North London, Hobbs has grown to be a global brand, with chains as far afield as Stockholm, Dubai and Bahrain.

Woods Furniture Brewery Square

Woods Furniture Brewery Square

The Woods contemporary showroom offers wall-to-wall stunning furniture and beautiful home accessories.

Jacqueline’s Pre-Loved Boutique

Jacqueline’s Pre-Loved Boutique

Jaqueline’s Designer Boutique and Dress Agency specialises in buying and selling NEW & PRE-LOVED designer women’s clothing, shoes, handbags & accessories.

Moorland Express

Moorland Express

Convenience store in Copper Street opposite Dorchester South railway station. Supplying the local community daily groceries, newspapers, wines, spirits and more, Perfect for commuters who are jumping on the next train departure.

Joules

Joules

Joules is a premium lifestyle brand with an authentic heritage - designing clothing, footwear, accessories and homeware for today’s families.

Vinyl Van

Vinyl Van

Vinyl Van sells a wide range of new and used records, covering a variety of genres from reggae, hip hop, soul, funk, electronic, jazz, blues, ska, rock and pop.

Costa Coffee

Costa Coffee

One of the nations favourite coffee shops

Luccio’s

Luccio’s

Luccio's by Luciano Marco Pierre White. The menu centres around classically prepared hearty Italian food using the best fresh local produce and Italian suppliers, for authentic flavours.

Hendover Café

Hendover Café

Bright and attractive contemporary cafe offering fast and friendly service. Great range of meals/snacks made using fresh ingredients. Eat in or takeaway.

Creams Café

Creams Café

The UK’s number one dessert parlour. We have flamboyant, over the top, WOW desserts ranging from Waffles, Sundaes, Cookie Doughs, Crepes and Freak shakes.

Pizza Express

Pizza Express

Pizza Express Italian restaurants provide exceptional quality food such as pizza and pasta as well as live music, takeaway and table bookings, always in style.

Nando’s

Nando’s

Famous for its delicious heat of flame-grilled PERi-PERi chicken, Nando’s offers something for everyone – from the extra mild to the all-out-wild.

Vivo Lounge

Vivo Lounge

On the edge of the Brewery Square development, Vivo Lounge packs an awful lot in between their rather lovely old industrial four walls.

Zizzi

Zizzi

Situated within the beautiful old Dorchester Brewery site, Zizzi’s Italian restaurant boasts a large terrace that overlooks the Brewery square – which is beautiful on sunny days.

Plaza Cinema

Plaza Cinema

The Plaza Cinema Dorchester opened in 1933 as a single screen cinema. It now boasts 4 screens of which two are capable of showing 3D films.

Wagamama

Wagamama

Fresh asian food inspired by the flavours of japan; available in restaurant and for take-out.

St Georges Church

St Georges Church

St George's Church stands high on a hill overlooking the village green of Fordington, where the church fair is held every spring. The church dates back to at least the 15th century but has been updated in recent years.

St Peters Church

St Peters Church

St Peter's church is a Dorchester landmark, its striking 15th-century west tower rising high above the High Street shops and looking down on the neighbouring Dorset County Museum.

Borough Gardens

Borough Gardens

Borough Gardens was opened in 1896 and retains much of its Victorian grandeur and feel, including bandstand, clock tower, fountain and play areas.

Brewery Square

Brewery Square

Brewery Square, is a vibrant new quarter that has been created in the heart of the historic county town and transformed the old brewery site as a premier shopping and leisure destination.

Elizabeth Frink’s Martyrs statue

Elizabeth Frink’s Martyrs statue

The Dorset Martyrs Memorial is a grade II listed sculpture by Elisabeth Frink in Dorchester, Dorset, England. It was unveiled in 1986 on the site of the gallows where Catholic martyrs were hanged in the 16th and 17th centuries

Maiden Castle

Maiden Castle

Maiden Castle, just two miles south of Dorchester town centre, is the largest Iron Age hill fort in Britain and, by some definitions, the largest in Europe.

Maumbury Rings

Maumbury Rings

Maumbury Rings is a Neolithic henge - it is a large circular earthwork, 85 metres in diameter, with a single bank and an entrance to the north east. It was modified during the Roman period when it was adapted for use as an amphitheatre.

Roman Town House

Roman Town House

The Roman Town House in Dorchester is the only example of a fully exposed Roman Town House in the country. It is free to visit and a range of tours are offered.

Shire Hall Museum

Shire Hall Museum

Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum brings over 200 years of justice and injustice to life.

Tutankhamun Exhibition

Tutankhamun Exhibition

Experience the magnificence and wonder of the world's greatest discovery of ancient treasure superbly recreated. Be there at the discovery, explore the ante-chamber filled with its treasures, and witness Howard Carter raising the golden coffins in the burial chamber.

Hardy’s Cottage

Hardy’s Cottage

Hardy's Cottage is a beautiful secluded place to visit if you are following the Thomas Hardy Trail through Dorset. The cottage in Higher Bockhapmton, was built by Hardy's great-grandfather in 1800 and still retains the rustic charm of a quintessential Dorset cob and thatch cottage today. It is a popular place for tourists to visit and see where Hardy wrote 'Under the Greenwood Tree' and 'Far from the Madding Crowd'.

Terracotta Warriors Museum

Terracotta Warriors Museum

Over 8000 life-size clay warriors protected the First Emperor of China's tomb. The Famous Terracotta Army - is now referred to as the eighth wonder of the ancient world.

Teddy Bear Museum

Teddy Bear Museum

A unique family museum with its evocative and enchanting displays of teddy bears from throughout the last century.

Mummies Exhibition

Mummies Exhibition

This unique exhibition reveals 3000 years of Ancient Egyptian embalming from early reed burials and sand burials such as 'Ginger' to royal mummies.

Max Gate

Max Gate

Max Gate was Hardy's home for forty years, until he died in 1928 but whilst there he wrote some of his most famous works, The Mayor of Casterbridge', 'The Woodlanders', 'Tess of the d'Urbervilles', 'Jude the Obscure', 'The Dynasts' as well as numerous poems and short stories.

The Keep Military Museum

The Keep Military Museum

The most spectacular military museum in the South literally cannot be missed as you come up High West Street, Dorchester.

Dorset Museum

Dorset Museum

Come and explore 250 million years of history at the Dorset Museum!

The Dinosaur Museum

The Dinosaur Museum

The only museum on mainland Britain dedicated to dinosaurs, the award-winning Dinosaur Museum is a treat, especially for children.