Dorchester is the County Town of Dorset.
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A new park and ride service is now available, see National Park and Ride Directory
Dorchester has two train stations, Dorchester South (rail links to stations to London) and Dorchester West (rail links to stations to Weymouth and Bristol) .
National Express Coaches stop at Dorchester.
Traveling around Dorchester in particular and West Dorset as a whole is easy by private or public transport.
Come on a Wednesday and experience the lively atmosphere of market day in town. On the first Saturday of the month you can take a trip to Prince Charles' internationally renowned Poundbury and enjoy the Farmers' Market.
Local produce from the regular markets and farmers' markets in town. These are a great opportunity to discover local handcrafted and home-produced items and pick up a bargain!
Dorchester has a varied selection of restaurants, but is fairly limited in quality.
There are many excellent pubs and bars in the county town of Dorchester, so prepare to be spoilt for choice!
Whether you are looking for a self catering retreat, a hotel, bed and breakfast or guesthouse, an inn or a farm stay, there are options in and around Dorchester.