Welcome to Dorset

Rustic yet Elegant Charm in Vermont’s Green Mountains

With its quintessential New England character and energy, Dorset, Vermont is a four-season destination offering exceptional dining and lodging, unparalleled  year-round outdoor activities, and a vibrant arts and culture scene. Dorset’s beauty is matched only by our rich history, our residents and the diverse and welcoming businesses you will find here. We are nestled in the heart of the Vermont Valley in southwestern Vermont – where the Taconic Mountains meet the Greens. You’ll find there’s always more to discover here in Dorset. 


Dorset was the home of Lorenzo Hatch, the artist responsible for the Abraham Lincoln engraving (still in use) on the five dollar bill.


Our Home, Our Stories

The Presence of Pheasants at Dorset Field Club

Anyone who has found himself (or herself) at the north end of DFC on holes 3 through 6 may have witnessed an unusual sight (for Vermont anyway)–ring-necked pheasants running along the edges of the fairways. It’s hard to miss them with their vivid colors and distinctive white collars. The birds occasionally wander onto the golf […]

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Ellen Maloney – Expert Testimony

By Liz Schafer The Honorable Ellen Holmes Maloney’s engaging manner and warm smile are refreshingly different from the stereotypical view of a courtroom judge as someone who is stern and unsympathetic. In fact, this 80-year-old Dorset resident has always been driven by a sense of justice, especially for those who suffer inequality. She recalls having […]

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