An annual show featuring over 450 tradestands and a fantastic array of attractions.
The show is still mainly run by farming families and those with an interest in farming, horticulture, food and the countryside.
Competitions bring out the best from the area to challenge for the cups, trophies and awards.
The show offers a fun-filled, action packed weekend for all ages.
Tickets available from Dorset TICs : Dorchester - Bridport - Wimborne - Purbeck - Lyme Regis - Swanage - Sherborne - Shaftesbury - Christchurch By Road: The Show will be sign posted from the Dorchester Ring Road.
If you are approaching Dorchester from Yeovil (A37), Wimborne (A35) or Wareham (A352) follow the yellow signs.
The Dorchester Showground is approximately 1 mile from the town centre inside the Ring Road.
Turn towards Dorchester Town Centre at the Kingston Maurward College roundabout and take the first right. By Train: Dorchester has two railway stations (North and South) and the Showground is approximately 20 minutes walk from either, alternatively a bus service will be available from the stations on show days.
By Bus: A 'round robin' bus service will be available on Show days provided by First Buses.
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