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Antiques Books Collectables & Toys in Dorchester

Shop for rare and unusual antiques, books, collectables & toys in Dorchester – perfect items for collectors or special gifts.

There are many brilliant antique shops in Dorchester. From vintage furniture and pottery to antique jewellery, you’re sure to find something special in town!

WH Smiths and Waterstones sell a wide range of bestselling novels, fiction and non-fiction books, as well as biographies, children’s books, cookbooks and more!

If you’re in the market for vinyl records, Vinyl Van should be your first port of call to build your record collection!

You’ll find so many places to buy children’s toys and presents for children in Dorchester, including Toymaster, Wise Owl Toys and Boo’s Toy Shop.

Whatever sparks your curiosity, you’ll discover some fantastic antiques, books, collectables and toys in Dorchester!


Find your next favourite shop in Dorchester below:

Jedi Archives

The Jedi Archives, 9 Brewery Sq, Dorchester DT1 1HX – 01305 267733 View more

Jedi Archives is THE place to go for Star Wars lovers. We’re lucky to have a specialist store like this in Brewery Square!

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Loving By Nature

De Danann Centre 27 London Road Dorchester Dorset DT1 1NF – 01305 267733 View more

This is a fantastic independent baby shop in Dorchester. It’s a great place to buy presents for newborns, maternity gifts and every day essentials for little ones.

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Martin Green Interiors

M63 High West Street Dorchester DT1 1UY – 01305 267503 View more

Martin Green Interiors supply a round of antique, vintage and contemporary pieces. They’re passionate about finding a new home for period decor and furniture – giving customers he history and social context of pieces, including craftsmanship, design and materials.

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Memory Lane

3 Pope St, Brewery Sq, Dorchester DT1 1GW – 01305 261152 View more

Memory Lane is brilliant collectibles shop in Dorchester. Situated in Brewery Square, Memory Lane supplies all kinds of jewellery, militaria and more!

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25 South Street Dorchester DT1 1BY – 07917763769 View more

Toymaster is one of the original toy shops in Dorchester, and a true staple of the high street. It’s the perfect place to find presents for children of all ages. You can find it near the end of South Street, roughly opposite sandwich shop, Subway.

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Vinyl Van

8a Pope Street Brewery Square Dorchester – 07703 388500 View more

Vinyl Van supply new and preloved vinyl. Their shop in Brewery Square is a must-visit for music lovers – stocking Reggae, Hip Hop, Pop, Funk, Soul, African, World, Electronic, Jazz, Blues, Ska and Rock.

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WH Smith

8 South Street Dorchester DT1 1BL – 01305 265157 View more

WH Smith stock a breadth of books, stationary, office supplies, arts and crafts materials, toys, music and more.

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South Street Dorchester DT1 1DQ – 01305 257123 View more

Waterstones is a popular book shop in Dorchester.  They stock wide range of literature, including fiction, non-fiction, crime, children’s and more.

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Wise Owl Toys

Hardye Arcade Dorchester DT1 1BZ – 01305 266311 View more

Wide Owl Toys is a popular children’s toy shop in Hardy’s Arcade. The family-run business has over 20 years experience selling educational toys. We highly recommend a visit for parents and those looking to purchase presents for children.

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Alternatively, download the Discover Dorchester Smartphone App

Discover Dorchester app

Your guide to everything you need during your visit to discover Dorchester.

The ‘Things to do’ section will show you a wide range of local activities as well as shops and attractions in and around the town.

Select your favourites from the Things to do and create your own personal itinerary of activities for your visit to Dorchester.

To help with your visit to Dorchester, this app also includes a town map, What’s On guide, full FAQs section to answer any questions you may have and an up-to-date five-day weather forecast.

The information is stored on your device so you can use it OFFLINE if you do not have data access.

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