Local Area Information
Dorchester is the County Town of Dorset and has had a fascinating history from the Bronze Age and Roman settlement, through to the lovely market town it is today.Places of historical interest include the home of the novelist Thomas Hardy, Maiden Castle Hill Fort and the Roman maumbry Rings. Its many attractions includ the bustling shopping precinct, the museums, restaurants, cafes and inns. There are cycle routes, footpaths golf courses and many other activities to enjoy nearby.
How to Find Us
Weymouth(approx 8.4 miles)
Head north on Maiden St to Bond St.
Turn right at Bond St, turn left at The Esplanade.
Turn left to stay on The Esplanade, turn right to stay on The Esplanade & left to stay on The Esplanade.
At the r'bout, take 2nd exit on A353/The Esplanade, continue to follow A353.
Slight left at Dorchester Rd, go through 1 r'bout.
Turn left at A354/Dorchester Rd, continue to follow A354.
At the r'bout, take 2nd exit B3147/Weymouth Rd, continue on Weymouth Rd.
Turn left at Trinity street.
Poole(approx 23.7 miles)
Head west on A350/Towngate Bridge.
At the r'bout, take 3rd exit A350/Holes Bay Rd.
Continue to follow A350, go through 1 r'bout.
At Holes Bay North r'bout, take 1st exit on A35 heading to Upton/A350/Blandford/Dorchester.
At the r'bout, take 2nd exit & stay on A35 heading to Ringwood/A354/A31/Weymouth/Tolpuddle/Dorchester.
Go through 1 r'bout, at the r'bout, take 3rd exit on B3150/Stinsford Hill heading to B3143/Piddlehinton/Piddletrenthide/Dorchester.
Continue to follow B3150.
Swanage(approx 24.8 miles)
Head west on Kings Rd W to Church Hill.
Turn right to stay on Kings Rd W, turn left A351/Victoria Ave.
Continue to follow A351, turn left A351/East St.
Continue to follow A351, go through 2 r'bouts.
At the r'bout, take 1st exit on A352, turn right at Puddletown Rd.
Turn right & left to Ilsington Rd. Slight right at Ilsington Rd. Continue on Hollow Hill.
At the r'bout, take 2nd exit B3150/Stinsford Hill heading B3143/Piddlehinton/Dorchester.
Destination will be on the left.
Yeovil(approx 20.1 miles)
Head west on A30/Reckleford toward Hospital r'bout, continue to follow A30. Go through 2 roundabouts.
At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto A37/Dorchester Rd, continue to follow A37. Go through 1 roundabout.
At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto B3147.
At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto B3150/High W St.
Destination will be on the right.