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Shops in Antelope Walk

Monday, November 14th, 2022

Dorchester’s quaint and characterful Antelope Walk is steeped in history and features many independent shops. The walk makes for a great little hub for shopping when you’re in Dorchester. From the unique gifts in Kooky Bloom and Cranbornes down to the tasty produce in Food Fresh, you’re more than likely to find something that takes… Read more »



New Super Dorchester Tourist Information Point

Thursday, February 10th, 2022

A new Dorchester Tourist Information resource has opened this week. The main Post Office on Trinity Street has now opened as the first Super Tourist Information Point (TIP). Dorchester BID set up the TIP initiative initially and there are lots of locations across town where you can pick up leaflets and information about visiting Dorchester… Read more »


12 Romantic Restaurants in Dorchester

Tuesday, February 1st, 2022

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching we thought we would take a look at the most romantic restaurants in Dorchester. If you are looking for a cozy, candle lit dining experience to take your loved one to then there are some great restaurants to choose from in the County Town. La Caverna For over 28 years husband… Read more »


Help Dorset Become The First Sustainable Palm Oil County

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021

A local campaign is running to make Dorset the world’s first sustainable palm oil county, and businesses in Dorchester can help! Bournemouth and Dorchester-based Efeca has worked alongside governments, civil society and private companies in over 30 countries to help encourage sustainable trade and responsible sourcing. Responsible for the UK Sustainable Palm Oil Initiative and Roundtable… Read more »


Autumn Events in Dorchester 2021

Thursday, September 30th, 2021

Autumn is here and with it a great selection of things to do and events in Dorchester in 2021. Heritage tours, halloween events and firework displays ensure there’s something for all the family. As well as the fantastic Dorchester Literary Festival which makes a very welcome return in its 6th year. Here’s our guide to… Read more »


3 New Businesses Open in Dorchester

Friday, April 9th, 2021

Three exciting new businesses have recently opened up in Dorchester. Each one provides fresh new options for places to eat and takeaways in the town centre. We’d like to wish a very warm Dorchester welcome to all of the new businesses! Vibes Café Vibes is located on Weymouth Avenue (next-door to Stems Florist) at Brewery… Read more »


Dorchester Window Wanderland Creates A Magical Outdoor Gallery

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

The Dorchester community got behind the Window Wanderland project with an incredible 192 households and businesses taking part. The colourful displays created an uplifting and magical outdoor gallery across Dorset’s county town from Friday 19th to Sunday 21st February. Families and friends in Dorchester decorated windows around a main theme of ‘A Brighter Future’ with… Read more »


Dorchester Roman Town House Set For Upgrades

Friday, June 5th, 2020

Dorchester Roman Town House is set for improvements in the coming months. Plans have been put in place for new information boards and improved accessibility. The site is one of several around Dorchester that date back to Roman times. The free-to-visit historic Dorchester landmark is the only example of a fully exposed Roman Town House in… Read more »


Support Tips For Businesses During Lockdown

Wednesday, April 29th, 2020

If you are business in Dorchester looking for support during the coronavirus crisis, there are a number of new tools available to help. Recently launched initiatives from the Government, National Lottery and local councils offer various levels of financial support. Here are a few tips your business may be able to take advantage of in… Read more »


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