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Dorchester Tourist Information Centre

Charles Street | Dorchester Library and Learning Centre, Dorchester DT1 1EE, England
+44 1305 267992
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Helpful Informative and friendly

The Tourist Information Centre was unfortunatley moved from it's old premises to the Dorchester... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
Cjay407
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
Helpful when open and you manage to find it!

Only open when library is open so some days not open til 9.30 am, shut on market days at... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2017
Helen P
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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Jan 22, 2018
“Helpful Informative and friendly”
Sep 8, 2017
“First point of call”
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Charles Street | Dorchester Library and Learning Centre, Dorchester DT1 1EE, England
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

The Tourist Information Centre was unfortunatley moved from it's old premises to the Dorchester Library, fortunatley the staff have worked hard to make it a successful move. The staff are freindly and helpful and well worth a visit for locals and visitors alike.

Thank Cjay407
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DorchTIC, other at Dorchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2018

Thank you for your kind comments. We do try and help all visitors, whether locals or tourists.

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Reviewed September 16, 2017

Only open when library is open so some days not open til 9.30 am, shut on market days at lunchtime. Not helpful. Also a long walk from both train stations and bus stations. In Holland and many other places Tourist info is where the tourists...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2017

A newish building a few minutes walk from the town centre. The staff were friendly, but when I asked about Roman things, they never mentioned the Roman house. Get your guide here, for 50p, !!More

Thank JeffOP
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DorchTIC, Tourism Assistan at Dorchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry the assistant you saw didn't mention the Roman Town House. It's one of the best preserved in the UK and it's free to visit. We do sell a Guide Book here, which is £4.00. The Dorchester Town Guide...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2017

After reviewing all of the guides, brochures and pamphlets available in the racks, be sure to ask the staff for a copy of the area maps and WALKING TOURS. The walking tours are local to the Centre and very enjoyable.

Thank NukePort
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DorchTIC, Tourist Assistant at Dorchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2017

Thank you for your posting. Always pleased to of been of help. The Discover Dorchester [walking] guide is very good. Free audio tour coming soon !

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Reviewed June 27, 2017

The best place to go in Dorchester to find out what there is to do while on holiday or as a local. Staff are friendly, helpful and really knowledgable. A must for anything you want to know.

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DorchTIC, Tourism Assistant at Dorchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2017

Thank you. We try to help.

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Reviewed May 4, 2017

The TIC has just been moved into the library from its own premises and is only a fraction of the size it used to be: this to save someone money! If the library is closed then so is the TIC so that is a gross...More

Thank engine55
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DorchTIC, Tourism Assistant at Dorchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2017

Thank you for your feedback. Dorchester TIC moved at the end of March 2017 into its new premises at the library and they are indeed smaller. However, we are delighted to be able to continue to offer a tourist information service in Dorchester, where many...More

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Reviewed September 22, 2016

The place is in the centre of the town and is staffed by friendly, knowledgeable people who will do their utmost to assist. Plenty of Information leaflets about local attractions and even some from far away - I noticed one for Keswick on today's visit!...More

Thank Mike W
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DorchTIC, Tourisum assistant at Dorchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 29, 2016

Thank you for your rating and kind words.

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Reviewed August 24, 2016

The staff are very helpful and a nice shop. It's in a good location and much loved by locals and visitors.

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DorchTIC, Assistant. at Dorchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 29, 2016

Thank you for rating us.

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Reviewed July 4, 2016

we needed to find out about a number of places and the staff were the most helpful people we have come across, they gave the information we needed and nothing was to much for them.

1  Thank maganddave
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DorchTIC, Tourism assistant at Dorchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 29, 2016

Thank you for your comments and rating.

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Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

As information centres go this one is outstanding. The staff are always friendly and full of energy for the area. Plenty of information and sound advice for locals and travellers alike. I nice local shop as well.

1  Thank nigelw39
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DorchTIC, Tourism assistant at Dorchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 29, 2016

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ms97216
April 25, 2018|
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ms97216
April 25, 2018|
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There are no organised tours to Stonehenge, from Dorchester. It is about 50 miles or 1.5 hours, by car. The nearest place that would arrange tours is Salisbury.
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Leslie B
September 23, 2017|
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Response from DorchTIC | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. We still stock a lot of leaflets for attractions, but not for other areas. We do not hold as much retail stock as used to do. However, we do still stock maps and a few books. We will also be... More
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