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Dorset County Show

The Dorchester Showground
Nr Kingston Maurward College

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Opening Times

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult On The Gate£18.00 per ticket
Under 16Free

Tickets are now available to buy online at a discounted price.

Children Under 16 FREE

You can purchase Advance tickets (subject to availability) at the following Tourist Information Centres:

These will be available from mid July.

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  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors - A stand for mobility scooters is located in the Disabled Parking Area. The cost for hiring a scooter is £10 a day, and they must be booked in advance by calling 01305 781122.
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors - There are disabled toilets situated at two points on the Showground. One is by Gate 1 and the other by the entrance to the Show from the car parks.


  • On-Site café/restaurant

Event Facilities

  • Dogs Allowed

Key Features

  • In countryside - The Show is approximately 1 mile from Dorchester town centre.
  • Outdoor Event

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road:

The Show will be sign posted from the Dorchester Ring Road.

If you are approaching Dorchester from Yeovil (A37), Wimborne (A35) or Wareham (A352) follow the yellow signs.

The Dorchester Showground is approximately 1 mile from the town centre inside the Ring Road.

Turn towards Dorchester Town Centre at the Kingston Maurward College roundabout and take the first right.

The Showground is on the left.

Public Transport Directions

By Train:

Dorchester has two railway stations (North and South) and the Showground is approximately 20 minutes walk from either, alternatively a bus service will be available from the stations on show days.

By Bus:

A 'round robin' bus service will be available on Show days provided by First Buses.

It will operate through Dorchester.

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