Dorchester South

The area around Dorchester South is renowned for economy is famous for its 'Hanging Judge'.

Sights and places of interest

Enrich your day out to Dorchester South by visiting or looking out for:

  • Henge, Romano-British amphitheatre and Civil War fieldworks known collectively as Maumbury Rings
  • Dorchester
  • Dorchester Roman walls
  • Outer defences of Roman town, W of St Genevieve's Convent
  • Part of Roman, Saxon, and medieval town in grounds of Wollaston House
  • The Dinosaur Museum
  • Tutankhamun Exhibition
  • Dorchester, St Peter's Church

Planning your journey

Facilities at Dorchester South station

General facilities at Dorchester South station
Facility Available
Car Park Monday To Friday - 24 Hours
Saturday - 24 Hours
Sunday - 24 Hours
Cycle Storage 12 spaces

2 lockers plus 10 additional cycle spaces 
Toilets Yes.
The toilets are located on Platform 1.

Accessible toilets are located in the booking hall on platform 1.
Baby Change
Staffing Part Time
Waiting Room
Seated Area Yes.
ATM Machine
Tourist Information

Accessible travel

Accessible facilities at Dorchester South station
Facility Available
Staff Help Available
Impaired Mobility Set Down
Ramp For Train Access Yes.
Step Free Access Step-free category B Station - Ramp to Platform 1 at approx 1:14 gradient (to London) via Booking Hall, or level via car park (1 step via side gate next to Booking Hall when closed). Ramp at approx 1:20 to Platform 2 (to Weymouth) from separate entrance. No reasonable step-free access between platforms
Wheelchairs Available
National Key Toilets N/A
Induction Loop
Accessible Taxis
Accessible Ticket Machines Yes.
All South Western Railway ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. All machines are accessible, however the station may not be so please check the station access note for further details
Height Adjusted Ticket Office Counter
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