How to get here

By train

Dorchester South 1 mile, Dorchester West 1 mile. From Dorchester South train station, turn right into Weymouth Avenue. Turn right onto Prince of Wales Road (just past The Junction pub). Continue for half a mile (past the BMW garage). At the mini roundabout, take the second exit signposted Wareham A352 (over the railway bridge). Continue straight over the next roundabout, second exit. At the next roundabout, take the first exit. Turn left into Syward Road and then take the immediate left into the cul-de-sac. Max Gate is on the right hand side. From Dorchester West train station, follow the road downhill to the crossroads. Cross to Great Western Road and follow past Junction Road pub, crossing into Prince of Wales Road. Continue for half a mile (past the BMW garage). At the mini roundabout, take the second exit signposted Wareham A352 (over the railway bridge). Continue straight over the next roundabout, second exit. At the next roundabout, take the first exit. Turn left into Syward Road and then take the immediate left into the cul-de-sac. Max Gate is on the right hand side.

By road

A35, from the west: From the A35, turn right onto the A352 signposted Wareham. At the roundabout, take the second exit. Turn left into Syward Road and then immediately left into the cul-de-sac. Max Gate is on the right hand side. A35, from the east: From the A35, turn left onto the A352 signposted Wareham. At the roundabout, take the second exit. Turn left into Syward Road and then immediately left into the cul-de-sac. Max Gate is on the right hand side. From Dorchester town centre: From Dorchester South train station, turn right onto Weymouth Avenue. Turn right onto Prince of Wales Road (just past The Junction pub). Continue for half a mile. At the mini roundabout, take the second exit signposted Wareham A352. Continue straight over the next roundabout, second exit. At the next roundabout, take the first exit. Turn left into Syward Road and then take the immediate left into the cul-de-sac. Max Gate is on the right hand side.

Parking: There is no car park at Max Gate. Limited parking is available on the street. Please park considerately to avoid blocking foot and cycle paths and the turning area.

By foot

From Dorchester town centre: From High East Street (where you'll find Dorset County Museum), walk down the road and turn right past the Teddy Bear Museum onto High Street Fordington. Keep following this road for about 5 minutes. At the roundabout, take the second exit onto Alington Road/St Georges Road. Continue to follow the road for about 6 minutes, crossing one roundabout. Continue onto B3144, and at the next roundabout take the first exit. Turn left into Syward Road and then immediately left into the cul-de-sac. Max Gate is on the right hand side. Alternative route (flatter but slightly longer): From the Corn Exchange cross to Cornhill and follow this to the junction with South Walks Road (Cornhill becomes South Street part way along). Cross the pedestrian crossing to Prince of Wales Road (B3144) and join the route described in the shorter walk above.

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