Getting Here

Transport by Horse and Cart c1906
The local railway station at Maiden Newton

Cattistock is a Dorset village located in the upper reaches of the Frome Valley, approximately 10 miles from Dorchester, and 13 miles from Yeovil.

By Car

Click here to see a map to plan a route. Please use the Postcode: DT2 0JH

By Train

The closest station to Cattistock is Maiden Newton, which is on the Weymouth to Bristol line, and is approximately 1.4 miles from Cattistock on foot.

There are main line stations at Dorchester and Yeovil, Dorchester South and Yeovil Junction, but neither of these lines run through Maiden Newton. To get to Maiden Newton from Dorchester South, you must first walk to Dorchester West, approximately 0.3 of a mile. To get to Maiden Newton from Yeovil Junction, you would need to travel to Yeovil Pen Mill, which is approximately 2.1 miles, but as the route is a busy road, it would be safer by taxi.

Times of all trains on these lines may be found here

By Bus

Scheduled bus services can be found here

Ring and Ride Services.

Dorset Community Transport provides a service to Yeovil on Thursdays leaving Cattistock at approximately 9:40am. You must register with them, and book your place by 14:30pm on the day before you want to travel. Ring 01258 287980 to book.

Dorset County Council Passenger Services run a service to Dorchester on Tuesdays and Thursdays, leaving Cattistock at approximately 9:50am. To book by 15:00pm the day before you want to travel, and for further information, ring 01305 228965.

By Bicycle

National Route 26, of the National Cycle Network runs from Portishead on the Somerset coast, to Portland in Dorset, passing through Cattistock.

The Community Bus