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.
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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.
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.
Where are the nearest airports?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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Wimborne Minster is a thriving market town in East Dorset with great shopping, facilities, restaurants, accommodation and attractions to appeal to everyone.
Wimborne Minster, Dorset
Company number: 06955886
Registered address: C/O Thomas and Woolven, 6 Poole Road, Wimborne, BH21 1EQ
VAT registration number: GB 191720411
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