Located between the towns of Bridport and Poole, Dorchester is a charming town and a great destination for the entire family. From the scenic landscapes immersed in history to the many delightful surrounding towns, a calendar jam-packed with events and a series of stunning waterways, there is something to suit all ages. When you stay in one of our hotels in Dorchester you'll be able to experience all this and more. Regardless of whether you choose to stay for a few days or an entire week, you'll never be short of things to do and see.
Book hotels in Dorchester
Book one of our hotels Dorchester and explore the area's many nearby activities and attractions, including The Dinosaur Museum, a great option for those travelling with young children located 40 minutes from our Bournemouth Seafront hotel. Other must-see attractions include the Dorset County Museum, a great resource for those wishing to learn more about geology, including everything from natural to prehistoric styles. Situated 45 minutes from our Bournemouth Cooper Dean hotel, it's here you'll be able to view a wide range of exciting collections and exhibitions. Max Gate is also close by, an architectural delight designed by Thomas Hardy that boasts a busy calendar of events all year round.
Things to do in Dorchester
From its many museums and heritage sites to its picture-perfect scenery and chocolate-box feel, Dorchester is an ideal holiday spot for those wishing to escape a busy lifestyle. When staying in one of our hotels in Dorchester, take a trip to Hardy Monument; a 72-foot high establishment built in commemoration of the Vice Admiral Sir Thomas Hardy and a landmark for ships. Other areas of interest include The Teddy Bear Museum, a must if you're travelling with the little ones.