NORDCAT Dial-a-Ride

North Dorset Community Accessible Transport (NORDCAT) provides a door-to-door demand responsive service enabling access to shopping, visiting friends, medical appointments and much more.

The vehicles are also available for groups to hire such as scouts, clubs, and societies, with or without a driver.There are also 2 wheelchair accessible Berlingo cars available for hire for up to a week.

Who it's for

Anyone who has difficulty using public transport and all persons over 60 can use this service. You must register first and book 24 hours in advance between 9am and 4pm. 


Annual registration fee £5. Concessionary fares apply. Call us for more information on costs.

Type of transport


Accessible vehicles


Days of operation

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday

Monday to Friday plus once a week to larger towns e.g. Poole, Bournemouth, Clarks Centre (Street), Exeter, Salisbury and Dorchester.

Booking information

Contact name: Helen Reed

Address: Unit 17a Butts Pond Industrial Estate , Sturminster Newton , DT10 1AZ


Phone: 01258 472164

Areas served

North Dorset towns and villages and other areas in the county.

View the Nordcat leaflet for more information and to apply.

Map of the area covered by the scheme

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