The world-famous Dorset Knob Throwing and Food Festival returns for 2017, but at a new venue - Kingston Maurward.
Besides Knob Throwing there will be additional fun knob attractions including Knob Eating, Knob Painting, a Knob & Spoon Race, Guess the weight of the Big Knob, Knob Darts and a Knob Pyramid.
Plus many other more traditional entertainment will be laid on to make this a really enjoyable day out with a difference.
The Food Festival will run along side the Knob Throwing. There will be a the opportunity to sample, taste and purchase a fine range of foods including breads, cheeses, ciders, meats game & poultry, pies, preserves, and puddings in addition to chocolate, coffee and wine supplied by well respected local businesses. The aim of the festival is to raise much needed funds for Cattistock Cricket Club, Maiden Newton & Cattistock Football Club, Savill Hall and the Community Playspace and other local organisations and services.
The Festival runs from 10am until 4.00pm. Admission Prices £5 per adult under 12's free.
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|Adult||£5.00 per ticket|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
Map & Directions
Kingston Maurward, DT2 8PY. Signposted just off the A35, three miles east of Dorchester in central Dorset. Getting here is easy and we have plenty of free on−site parking.
By Road: Easily accessible from throughout Dorset, we provide plenty of parking places – follow the signs for ‘Visitor Parking’.
From Yeovil, the North and West: From the A30 follow signs for the A37 (Dorchester Road). At the second roundabout take the first exit for the B3147, and then at the next roundabout take the first exit for the B3150. Go straight over at the next roundabout (second exit) and we are the second road on the right.
From Bournemouth and the East: Head for the A35 towards Poole. At the fourth roundabout take the third exit on to the A3060, then at the next roundabout take the first exit onto the A338 (Wessex Way) and follow signs onto the A35 (Poole, Dorchester). Continue along the A35 and at the next roundabout take the first exit and we are the second road on the right.
By Rail: The closest railway stations to the College are Dorchester West, which serves Yeovil, Bristol and Bath areas, and Dorchester South, which serves Bournemouth, Southampton and Winchester. The College is only two−and−a−half miles away from each station (just over five minutes by car).
Public Transport Directions
New this year we have a free Park & Ride. The pick up point is Dorset County Council County Hall. Running every 30 mins, starting at 10am.
Journey planning: Contact Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit their website: www.travelinesw.com to look up bus timetables. From 1st January 2017, calls cost 12p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.
|Dorset Knob Throwing and Food Festival (30 Apr 2017)|