County Bus and Train Maps and Timetables are available from Local Tourist Offices / the: Passenger Transport, Environment Services Directorate or Dorset County Council – 01305 225165 :

Local Bus Services

South West Coaches []

Once a Week Services, not all via Burton St/Sackmore Lane [subject to regular review by operator, check on line or 01963 33124]

No. 7 – Thurs – [third Thursday each month] Sherborne/Marnhull/Poole

No. 15 – Tues – [first Tuesday each month] Wincanton/Stalbridge/Marnhull/Shaftesbury/Salisbury

No. 109 – Wed- [fourth Wednesday each month] Wincanton/Marnhull/Sturminster/Dorchester

Damory [ 01258 452545

Daily Services [not Sundays]

No. 309 Mon – Fri – Shaftesbury/Gillingham Station/Marnhull/Sturminster/Blandford 6 buses to Shaftesbury daily – see timetables at bus stops 6 buses to Blandford daily – see timetables at bus stops

No. 309 Saturdays – 5 buses daily both directions.

NB. Timetable differs during school terms and school holidays. Some services do not operate on Public Holidays.

NB – If you can get to Shaftesbury Town Hall the options for Salisbury, Wincanton, Sherborne, Yeovil, Blandford, Poole and Bournemouth are greater.

Long Distance Bus Services

National Express to London [ 08717 818181] Once Daily from Yeovil via Shaftesbury to Heathrow and London Centre

Berry’s Express Coach to London- twice daily each way from Wincanton 01823 331356 Berry’s to London [] Twice daily each way from Wincanton – Memorial Hall Car Park


South West Trains: 0845 6000650

National Rail Enquiries: 0845 484950 Regular Trains from Gillingham to Salisbury, Andover, Basingstoke, Woking (Heathrow Coach Link) Clapham Junction & London Waterloo. At Salisbury connection to Bristol, Southampton and Bournemouth At Basingstoke connection to Reading and Midlands or Winchester and Portsmouth to Yeovil, Exeter and Plymouth.

Other Transport Services

NORCAT – Bookings 10 am to 3 pm 01258 472164

Dial-a-Ride Service Major and Immediate Emergencies Only 07900 261182

Group Hire of Vehicles Social Services Transport Unit has a range of fully accessible vehicles available for hire Contact: Miss A Sheppard 01305 224582


Cabs DD 01258 473303 Dial-a-Cab 01747 821000 Orchard Cars Mobile 07714 231375 472395

Marnhull Taxi Service with Lady Driver 07929 983095 820526

Chauffeur Driven Service Ravenswood for Weddings, Special Events, Business etc. 01258 820547

Car Service operated by Marnhull Village Care Mike Wilkins 821476 This offered for door to door transport for the elderly, disabled and unemployed for essential trips with a set scale of modest donations.

See also Marnhull Village Care