How to get here

We are delighted that you are looking at how to get to Wimborne Minster.

Wimborne Minster is set in the beautiful East Dorset countryside, but only 8 miles approx from Bournemouth and Poole, just 40 minutes from Southampton and Salisbury and just 2 hours from London and Bristol.

How to get here

We are delighted that you are looking at how to get to Wimborne Minster. Wimborne Minster is set in the beautiful East Dorset countryside, but only 8 miles approx from Bournemouth and Poole, just 40 minutes from Southampton and Salisbury and just 2 hours from London and Bristol.

Where is Wimborne Minster?

Wimborne Minster is set in the beautiful East Dorset countryside, but only 8 miles approx from Bournemouth and Poole, just 40 minutes from Southampton and Salisbury and just 2 hours from London and Bristol.

Maps search / GPS post code - BH21 1JA

What is the parking like?

The town has over 2,000 parking spaces in central car parks, and the Market has an additional 600 spaces.  Each car park is well signed with easy access to the Town Centre.

Click here for more information about the car parks and charges.

There are a limited number of spaces for free parking for a limited time period in the High Street and East Street, however you are advised to find your way to a car park.  Some businesses also have their own private car parks that you may wish to check with them prior to your visit.

Are there bus routes into the town?

There are two bus companies operating regular services to and from Wimborne Minster.

For more information please click here.  Ask for Wimborne Square or High Street stops for the most central, or Wimborne Market for Riverside Park.

More Bus services

Yellow Bus services

Where is the nearest train station?

The nearest train station is Poole. There are regular services from London and Weymouth, amongst others.  Taxis or buses are regularly available for the short 8 mile journey.

National Train Enquiries

Where are the nearest airports?

Bournemouth Airport

Bournemouth Airport is located approximately 5,1 kilometers (3,1 miles) southeast of Ferndown and about 7,0 kilometers (4,4 miles) northwest of Christchurch. Bournemouth Airport IATA code is BOH.

www.bournemouthairport.com

Southampton Airport

Southampton Airport is located approximately 1,9 kilometers (1,2 miles) south of Eastleigh and about 2,7 kilometers (1,7 miles) southwest of Bishopstoke. Southampton Airport IATA code is SOU.

www.southamptonairport.com

Is there a coach service into town?

National Express coaches come to Poole or Ringwood.  You can connect to a local bus service from either of these locations.

National Express

Is there parking for coaches?

Coach, minibus and motor home parking can be found in Allendale Car Park, again central to town, with just a 2 minute walk.

Free parking is available to pre-registered vehicles carrying more than 8 passengers.

Click here for coach and group information.

Is there a local taxi service?

There are usually several taxis to choose from in Wimborne Minster.  The taxi ranks are in High Street and West Borough, both central to the town.

Ask for Wimborne Square or High Street for a central drop-off, or Wimborne Market for easy access to the market.

Discover Wimborne Minster

Wimborne Minster is a thriving market town in East Dorset with great shopping, facilities, restaurants, accommodation and attractions to appeal to everyone.

Whether you want a fine dining experience or simply a hot drink and a slice of cake, Wimborne has a plethora of restaurants, coffee houses and amazing local pubs that will meet your taste and budget.
Over and above some great national store chains, Wimborne boasts a wide range of unique independent shops that offer great service and a relaxed, friendly shopping experience.
Ideally located for visiting the beautiful Kingston Lacy country house, Wimborne has its own treasures - the Minster Church, art deco Tivoli theatre, Priests House Museum , Walford Mill Craft Centre and its famous Model Town, to name but a few.
Seeking financial, legal, banking or insurance services, Wimborne can offer you a wide choice of businesses to meet your personal needs. The town's business sector covers everything from health and beauty to re-upholstering your favourite armchair.

How to get here

We are delighted that you are looking at how to get to Wimborne Minster. Wimborne Minster is set in the beautiful East Dorset countryside, but only 8 miles approx from Bournemouth and Poole, just 40 minutes from Southampton and Salisbury and just 2 hours from London and Bristol.

What to do in Wimborne

Ideally located for visiting the beautiful Kingston Lacy country house, Wimborne has its own treasures – the Minster Church, art deco Tivoli theatre, Priests House Museum , Walford Mill Craft Centre and its famous Model Town, to name but a few.

Where to stay

For the perfect break in the town, take a look at our collection of accommodation in Wimborne Minster, including hotels, cottages, B&Bs, and holiday parks. With our wide selection, you are sure to find something to suit your needs and requirements.

Food and Drink

Whether you want a fine dining experience or simply a hot drink and a slice of cake, Wimborne has a plethora of restaurants, coffee houses and amazing local pubs that will meet your taste and budget.

Contact the BID

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BID Directors

Wimborne BID Directors

Ian Faulkner Chairman
Email: ianfaulkner@wimborne.info

Martin Brunt Vice Chairman
Email: martin.brunt@sjpp.co.uk

Eileen Worth Events
Email: eileenworth@sky.com

Chris Slocock Marketing and advertising
Email: chrisslocock@printsolutions.co.uk

Mike Dyer East Dorset District Council representative
Email: cllr.mdyer@eastdorsetdc.gov.uk

Ben Richardson Marketing and advertising
Email: ben@harkerandbullman.co.uk

Laura Green Events
Email: laura@butchersdogdorset.com

Richard Nunn Cleaner, Greener, Safer and Wimborne Minster Town Council representative
Email: richardnunn@talktalk.net

Inga Pope Cleaner, Greener, Safer
Email: ip@mjplaw.co.uk

For media enquiries please contact office@wimborne.info.

Contact Us

Wimborne BID Office
Allendale House
Hanham Road
Wimborne Minster
Dorset
BH21 1AS

BID Manager

Tammy Sleet
office@wimborne.info

Wimborne BID
Chamber of Trade & Commerce
Wimborne Minster Town Council

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