Dorchester in general Reviews
Newest Review: ... to visit this part of Dorset for many years. If you are planning a trip to Dorchester and are looking for accommodation then there are quite a few options. If you are looking for hotels then some of the more well known ones include The Best Western Kings Arms, Wessex Royale Hotel and The Junction Hotel. These all have good reputations for nice rooms and good service. There are quite a few other hotels in the town ranging from larger ones down to small bed and breakfasts. The town also has a few nice apartments for rent which are a good option if you are looking for self catering accommodation. There are also a few nice camp sites in ... more
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by - written on 23/09/10 (Very useful, 91 readings)
Dorchester is a small market town located in the South West of England. The town sits on the River Frome and is situated in the county of Dorset. Dorchester is one of the larger towns in this area and sits in the middle of the county, it is also the county town of Dorset. The town has a population of around seventeen thousand people but due to this being an area that gets a lot of tourists the town can get quite busy in the summer months. There have been people living in this area for thousands of years and there is evidence of an iron age fort nearby. This part of the country has some stunning countryside and people have been coming to visit this part of Dorset for Read the complete review
by - written on 03/07/09, updated on 03/07/09 (Very useful, 26 readings)
Having grown up in Weymouth, and attended school in Dorchester, I have visited it on many occasions. Situated 8 miles inland on the Dorset coast, Dorchester is the county town, and is surrounded by miles of British countryside. The town itself is not huge, and often does not get as much publicity as its neighbouring towns of Weymouth and even Wareham, yet it does have several good points. Home to the Dorchester museum, which contains artefacts from local history through the ages, and the Dinosaur museum, Dorchester has attractions not readily found elsewhere. A couple of miles out of the centre is Maiden castle, an ancient Roman dwelling, which is great for ... Read the complete review
by - written on 20/03/01, updated on 20/03/01 (Very useful, 72 readings)
Situated in the south-west of Dorset, seven miles from the coast, the county town of Dorchester is a gold-mine of history going back as far in time to the Iron Age. It is a beautiful area to escape to if you live in an urban chaos. Surrounded by miles of countryside, this town is a haven for those wanting to get away from it all. There are many friendly pubs and restaurants that offer good food and wine. The brewery chain Eldridge Pope have a brewery in the town and local fine ales can be sampled. They have their own shop with all their own produce, which is excellent for gifts from your visit. There is a small local chocolate factory too which produces ... Read the complete review
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