Maiden Castle is a great place to have a walk as it is one of the largest and most complex Iron Age hillforts in Europe - the size of 50 football pitches.


It's simple to reach Maiden Castle, in Dorchester, by train. Simply hop on a train to Dorchester West station and then it's just a 21 minute walk away.


For more visitor info including opening times, visit Maiden Castle’s website.

Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Please call our Customer Services Centre on 03457 000 125 (07:00-22:00 every day)
Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces4
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Cycle storage notes

Car park

Cycle storage notes<p>2 Sheffield hoops. Please note cycles can be carried on our trains free of charge</p>
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

access to northbound platform via a stepped footbridge or via a path with 15 steps

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are available

Departures and arrivals from Dorchester West

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to WeymouthGreat Western Railway11:532On time
to GloucesterGreat Western Railway13:251On time
to WeymouthGreat Western Railway13:532On time
to GloucesterGreat Western Railway15:081On time
to WeymouthGreat Western Railway16:532On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from WeymouthGreat Western Railway13:231On time
from GloucesterGreat Western Railway13:472On time
from WeymouthGreat Western Railway15:071On time
from Great MalvernGreat Western Railway16:532On time
from WeymouthGreat Western Railway17:421On time

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