44 Maiden Castle Road, Dorchester DT1 2ES
01305 267145


Aquila Heights Guest House is located on the road to Maiden Castle, one of the largest Iron Age hill forts in Europe. We are a 10-15 minute walk from the railway stations from London Waterloo and Bristol, Brewery Square and Dorchester's historic town centre. 

Central for Exploring West Dorset, Hardy Country and the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. Excellent road connections and frequent public transport services by train and bus to Weymouth and westward to Bridport, Lyme Regis & Axminster.

Transport Links

South Western Railway - services from London, Southampton and Bournemouth

Great Western Railway - services from Bristol and Bath

First Wessex - Local buses to Weymouth, Bridport, Lyme Regis, Axminster

Traveline - All local buses, including around Dorchester and to Poundbury, Sherborne and Blandford  


Aquila Heights Guest House is easy to find from all directions from the A35 Dorchester bypass just by following  the brown tourist signs for Maiden Castle. Stay on the A35 to turn onto the B3147 towards the town centre, and Maiden Castle Road is then the first turning left.  

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Visited Dorchester last weekend for a Christening and booked in to Aquila Heights without looking at reviews just on webpage description. The welcome, service, room and food were simply the best we have experienced. Thankyou Derek and Wendy - wonderful hosts. 

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