Getting to Poundbury

RAIL

There are two stations relatively nearby in Dorchester. The first is Dorchester South that is served by frequent train services on the London Waterloo–Weymouth main line. The other station, Dorchester West has services between Bristol Temple Meads and Weymouth.

Both stations are a 20 minute relatively level walk to Poundbury. There are regular buses outside Dorchester South to Poundbury.

BUS

Dorset Council runs the main service, which is the regular number 6 bus that runs from Dorchester to Poundbury every half an hour. There is a bus stop near the statue at Queen Mother Square, Poundbury. There is an additional service by the operator First; the X51 travels from Axminster to Dorchester via Poundbury, Lyme Regis, Charmouth and Chideock.

CAR

We have free on road parking throughout Poundbury. Driving from the east from Poole, stay with the A35 as it skirts around Dorchester. When you reach the roundabout with the A37, take the third exit to Poundbury. From the west and Bridport, follow the A35 until you reach the roundabout with the A37 and take the second exit to Poundbury.

Coming from the north and Yeovil, follow the A37 south until you reach the roundabout with the A35. From here take the first exit to Poundbury.