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Dorchester Tourist Information Centre

Type:Tourist Information

Dorchester Library and Learning Centre
South Walks House
Charles Street

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Dorchester Tourist Information Centre



  • Regional and MiscellaneousDorset Tourism Awards 2014 Gold Dorset Tourism Awards 2014 Gold 2014

Map & Directions

Opening Times

Nov - Mar (1 November 2017 - 31 December 2018)
Monday10:00 - 17:30
Tuesday09:30 - 19:00
Wednesday09:30 - 13:00
Thursday09:30 - 17:30
Friday09:30 - 19:00
Saturday09:00 - 16:00

* Closed on Bank Holiday Monday 28th May 2018


Establishment Features

  • Open All Year

Payment Methods

  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available


Wednesday, 14th August 2019 - Wednesday, 14th August 2019

Gillingham & Shaftesbury ShowGillingham & Shaftesbury Agricultural ShowA traditional midweek Agricultural Show with over 2000 animals plus Kennel Club Dog Show. 500 Trade & Craft stands, food hall & farmers market. All day events in 3 rings. A great day out for all the family.
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Thursday, 22nd August 2019 - Monday, 26th August 2019

The Great Dorset Steam FairSteam engine exhibits, vintage vehicles, heavy shire horses and rural crafts. Working rural displays on a 500-acre site including old time steam funfair. Tickets on sale from Tourist Information Centres across Dorset.
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Thursday, 22nd August 2019 - Thursday, 22nd August 2019

Melplash ShowThe Melplash Agricultural Show 2018 takes place at the Showground, West Bay, Bridport on Thursday 23rd August, and is a true celebration of rural life by the sea offering something for all the family to enjoy.
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Saturday, 24th November 2018 - Saturday, 5th January 2019

Christmas Events & Activities at Brewery Square24th November Christmas Time at Brewery Square Brewery Square are putting on a host of live music, performances and entertainment as well as their spectacular lights illumination.
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Saturday, 24th November 2018 - Saturday, 22nd December 2018

Christmas In DorchesterWhat’s happening in Dorset’s County town this Christmas time? When the dark days descend, Dorchester lights up with a warm welcome. . In the run up to Christmas, the shops will be brimming with gift ideas or you can take time for a bracing stroll around the old town and then warm up with a coffee...
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