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Dorchester overview

Visitors to Dorchester have positive things to say about this welcoming city and its bar scene. There's a nice selection of coffeehouses to enjoy during your stay. Nature lovers can visit Borough Gardens and Sculpture by the Lakes while in Dorchester. While here, check out other sights like Roman Town House and The Keep Military Museum.

Where to stay in Dorchester

A welcoming city for all, Dorchester offers a variety of hotels and other lodging choices. There are 19 hotels in Dorchester and you can shop as many as 176 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 35%. We have room prices as low as 16 USD per night and below are the number of hotels by star rating in Dorchester as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 10 5-star hotels from 91 USD per night
  • • 124 4-star hotels from 59 USD per night
  • • 148 3-star hotels from 47 USD per night
  • • 7 2-star hotels from 22 USD per night

How to get to Dorchester

Fly into Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), 27.6 mi (44.4 km) from the heart of Dorchester.

Train stations include:
  • • Dorchester South Station (3.5 mi/5.7 km from the city center)
  • • Dorchester Moreton Station (7.6 mi/12.3 km from the city center)

What to see around Dorchester

Distinguished for its landmarks such as:
  • • Roman Town House
  • • Maumbury Rings
  • • Hardy's Cottage
  • • Cerne Abbas Giant
  • • Max Gate
Nature lovers will appreciate these places:
  • • Borough Gardens
  • • Sculpture by the Lakes
Recommended places to see include:
  • • Roman Town House
  • • The Keep Military Museum
  • • Tutankhamun: The Exhibition
  • • Dorset Teddy Bear Museum
  • • Terracotta Warriors Museum

When to visit Dorchester

Wondering what time of year to travel or what clothes to pack? Here are some average seasonal norms to help you plan your vacation:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 53°F day, 35°F night
  • • April-June: 70°F day, 38°F night
  • • July-September: 72°F day, 47°F night
  • • October-December: 62°F day, 38°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.31 inches
  • • April-June: 0.16 inches
  • • July-September: 0.20 inches
  • • October-December: 0.35 inches