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Dorchester is a market town found in Dorset, situated between Poole and Bridport and only seven miles away from the Jurassic Coast. It is a historic town which has been voted one of the happiest places to live in Britain according to Rightmove. Dorchester is on the banks of the River Frome and just south of the area you can find Weymouth.

There are some easily accessible transport links in Dorchester. There are two trains that will get you from Dorchester to Central London in under 3 hours. You can drive there in two and a half hours. There are also trains and busses that can get you to surrounding cities and towns.

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Things to do in Dorchester

There is plenty to see and do in Dorchester and the neighbouring areas. Maiden Castle dates back to the 1st century DC. It is an awesome place to visit if you enjoy history or like looking at beautiful architecture. Dorchester Abbey is another beautiful place to visit that was founded in 1140 by the Bishop of Lincoln.

Close to Dorchester’s town centre you can find Brewery Square which hosts several restaurants, shops and even a cinema. It is a popular location for the residents. Nearby there is Borough Gardens which is a stunning place to visit for a walk, picnic, to play tennis or try out the outdoor gym.

For history lovers there is the Roman town house which features beautiful, coloured mosaic tiles and the Maumbury rings which is a huge circular Neolithic henge that measures 85 metres in diameter. In Roman times it was used as an amphitheatre, now many events are hosted here including concerts and festivals.

Schools and Education in Dorchester

There are plenty of schools in Dorchester for residents to take advantage of. For primary schools there are Thorner’s Church of England School, Maiden Newton Greenford Church of England Primary School, the Prince of Wales School, Damers first school and Cheselbourne Village School, which are all rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted. For secondary schools, Winton Academy is rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. Glenmoor Academy and The Bourne Academy are rated ‘good’ by Ofsted.

Dorchester is situated between Bournemouth university which is about 50 minutes’ drive away and Exeter university which is about an hour and a half away. Bristol and Bath universities are both just under 2 hours drive away.

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Local Suburbs Nearby:

  • Burton
  • Stinsford
  • Charminster
  • Whitecombe
  • Stratton
  • Frampton

Cost of living in Dorchester

Dorchester offers a range of properties to choose from. The overall average price of property in Dorchester is around £319,986. Most of these sales were for flats and these sold for an average price of £211,272. Terraced properties sold for an average of £324,450 in Dorchester, whilst detached properties went for around £496,446.