Attractions near Sherborne

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Sherborne Museum

Situated in the historic heart of Sherborne, the town museum features over 15,000 items of local history

Sherborne Museum

Sherborne Abbey

Whilst now only a parish church Sherborne Abbey has been a Saxon cathedral and a Benedictine abbey. The majority of the building is Norman in origin although Saxon features remain.

Sherborne Abbey

Sherborne Castle

Built in 1594 by Sir Walter Raleigh. Set in 40 acres of landscaped gardens and grounds.

Sherborne Castle

Sherborne Old Castle

Ruined 12th century castle built for the Bishops of Salisbury. The castle was destroyed during the English Civil War by Parliamentary forces

Sherborne Old Castle

Mapperton House and Gardens

A romantic valley garden surrounding an Elizabethan manor house with church, stable block, coach house, dovecote and courtyard. The Garden and Church are open for visitors from March - October and the…

Mapperton House and Gardens

Eggardon Hill Fort

Large, recently excavated Iron Age hillfort set high above the surrounding countryside.

Eggardon Hill Fort

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