Max Gate is a truly fascinating place. Run by the National Trust, this is an atmospheric Victorian home designed by Thomas Hardy.

 

It's simple to reach Max Gate, in Dorchester, by train. Simply hop on a train to Dorchester South station and then it's just a 20 minute walk away.

 

For more visitor info including opening times, visit Max Gate’s website.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:50 - 18:15
Saturday 06:45 - 17:00
Sunday 08:30 - 16:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes

Please contact our Customer Service Centre on 0345 6000 650

Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVUnavailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces47
Carpark charges
Annual£400.00
Daily£3.50
Monthly£45.00
Three Monthly£135.00
Weekly£17.50
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces12
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

There is level access through the booking hall to platform 1 (for trains to Poole, Bournemouth and London Waterloo). When the booking hall is closed there is level access via the car park.

There is level access to platform 2 (for trains to Weymouth)

There is no step free interchange between platforms. Passengers are advised to contact our Assisted Travel team.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

Departures and arrivals from Dorchester South

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Dorchester South station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to BournemouthSouth Western Railway06:201On time
to WeymouthSouth Western Railway07:092On time
to BournemouthSouth Western Railway07:161On time
to WeymouthSouth Western Railway08:142On time
to BournemouthSouth Western Railway08:201On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from WeymouthSouth Western Railway06:191On time
from BournemouthSouth Western Railway07:092On time
from WeymouthSouth Western Railway07:151On time
from BournemouthSouth Western Railway08:092On time
from WeymouthSouth Western Railway08:191On time

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