Frequently Asked Questions - 2017 Show

1 - Can I bring my dog to the Show? - Yes! well behaved dogs on non-extendable leads are welcome at the Show but are not able to enter the Food Halls/Animal Marquees or Homecraft and Horticultural Marquees.

2 - Can I hire a Mobility Scooter for the Show? - Yes! from Wheels for Freedom on 01202 670450 but book early to avoid disappointment

3 - Do you have disabled parking? - Yes! display your Blue Badge and follow the signs to the Disabled Parking (it is at the front of the Public Car Park)

4 - Is there a bus service to the Show? - Yes! There is a bus service which picks up and drops off from various locations around Dorchester. View the timetable here.

Go South Coast | Dorset County 100 Show Bus 2nd and 3rd September 2017
via Poundbury, Castle Park, South Station, Town Centre
Fares
- £1.40 Adult Single

  S $ S $ S $ S $ S $ S $ S $ S $
Dorchester Show Ground   0825   0925 0955 1045 1115 1215
Poundbury (Mansell Square) 0745 0845 0915 0945 1015 1105 1135 1235
Dorchester (Maud Road/Clarence Road) 0749 0849 0919 0949 1019 1109 1139 1239
Dorchester (Celtic Crescent) 0754 0854 0924 0854 1024 1114 1144 1244
Dorchester (South Station) 0759 0859 0929 1002 1032 1122 1149 1249
Dorchester (Trinity Street) 0804 0904 0934 1007 1037 1127 1154 1254
Dorchester Show Ground 0814 0914 0944 1032 1102 1152 1204 1304

 

  S $ S $ S $ S $ S $ S $ S $ S $
Dorchester Show Ground 1250 1350 1420 1450 1520 1550 1620 1720
Dorchester (Acland Road) 1302 1402 1432 1502 1532 1602 1632 1732
Dorchester (South Station) 1305 1405 1435 1505 1535 1605 1635 1735
Dorchester (Celtic Crescent) 1310 1410 1440 1510 1540 1610 1640 1740
Dorchester (Maud Road/Clarence Road) 1315 1415 1445 1515 1545 1615 1645 1745
Poundbury (Mansell Square) 1320 1420 1450 1520 1558 1620 1650 1750
Dorchester (Trinity Street) 1326 1426 1456 1526 1556 1626 1656 1756
Dorchester Show Ground 1336 1436 1506 1536 1606   1706  

S $ - Saturdays and Sundays only.

 

5 - What time does the Show open? - gates open at 8.30am and the Show finishes at 6pm

6 - Where do the public park? - we have a large public car park accessible from the B3163 via Gate 5, please follow the signs from the main roads

7 - What time are events happening? The timetable is here: http://www.dorsetcountyshow.co.uk/timetables.

8 - Until what age are children admitted free? - Once you are 16 years old you need to pay for a ticket but under 16 years are free!

9 - Is there camping available on the Showground? Yes, we have a campsite which you can book. Pitches cost £30 for the weekend and can be booked through the Show Office.

10 - How do I become a Member of the Society? Click here for more information on Membership.

11 - How do I become a Trader at the Show? Click here for more information on Tradestands

12 - Do carers enter the Show for free? Yes, we are happy to offer carers free entrance when accompanying a disabled person. Please present your Carers Card on the entry gate (www.mycarerscard.co.uk)

13 - Are there baby changing / nursing facilities at the show? Yes, the United Church are providing these on their stand A11, next to the WI Tent.

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