The country town, with good shopping, museums and restaurants.
Dorchester is the county town of Dorset. A vibrant town for sightseeing and shopping but also a fantastic centre for visiting the area! Visit Dorchester’s museums and shops, walk the walks, drink great coffee and eat great food.
Visitors find a town with one foot in the past and another firmly in the future, with some of this country’s best preserved Roman ruins moments away from a thriving high street and one of the most exciting current retail and residential re-development projects in the UK at Brewery Square.
There are some excellent attractions in Dorchester, including The Keep Military Museum, The Tutankhamun Exhibition, Dorset County Museum, the Teddy Bear Museum, Kingston Maurward Gardens & Animal Park and The Dinosaur Museum.