town in Dorset, England

Gillingham is the most northerly town in Dorset on the edge of the Blackmore Vale.

St. Georges Church, Langham Lane

Get inEdit

By carEdit

Five minutes from the A303, main route to the West Country from London.

By trainEdit

South West trains run to 1 Gillingham station from London Waterloo in 2 hours. The station is on the London Waterloo to Exeter main line.

By bicycleEdit

National Cycle route 25 or alternatively the Stour Valley Way long distance path

By planeEdit

Compton Abbas Airfield

Get aroundEdit

Map of Gillingham (Dorset)



  • Ascend Top Gear's favourite, Zig Zag Hill.
  • Culver’s Farm Fishery, +44 1747 822466. Carp, bream, roach and tench fishing.
  • Walk the Stour Valley Way which follows the river Stour from its source at Stourhead to the sea at Christchurch.


  • Carnival processions in October. [1]






Go nextEdit

Routes through Gillingham
ExeterWincanton  W   E  StonehengeLondon

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