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Dorchester is a vibrant town in Dorset – perhaps best known for it’s sightseeing and shopping opportunities, but Dorchester is also a fantastic place to base yourself if you’re visiting the area! Visit Dorchester’s vibrant museums and shops, walk the historic walks, drink great coffee, eat great food, and remember to take plenty of day trips to the Jurassic coast.

Dorchester is a historic town, with strong links to both the Roman and Celtic groups that thrived in Dorset back when it was referred to as Durnovaria. Whilst Dorchester has strong historic roots, it also has many modern builds – from Brewery Square to Antelope Walk!



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Alternatively, download the Discover Dorchester Smartphone App

Discover Dorchester appThe ‘Things to do’ section will show you a wide range of local activities, as well as shops and attractions in and around Dorchester.

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, 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.

Get Discover Dorchester app on Apple Get Discover Dorchester app on Google

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