Attractions near Yetminster

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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 Museum

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

Sherborne Museum

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

Mangerton Mill

Working 17th c water mill and Museum of Rural Bygones. Also features tea rooms, cafe and craft centre

Mangerton Mill

Kingston Russell

Large 17th century manor house and gardens originally the seat of the Russell family

Kingston Russell

Roman Town House

4th century Roman villa discovered during excavations in the 1930s.

Roman Town House

The Keep Military Museum

Touch screen computers, videos, medals, uniforms and medals representing Devonshire & Dorset Regiments and Yeomanry.

The Keep Military Museum

Bridport Museum

The town museum tells the story of Bridport from its origins to the present day. Exhibits include those from the nearby Roman hillfort and from the rope and net making industries

Bridport Museum

The Tutankhamun Exhibition

An internationally acclaimed re-creation of Tutankhamun's tomb and treasures. Full school service and specialist Egyptian shop.

The Tutankhamun Exhibition

The Dorset County Museum

The story of Dorset's rich landscape told in a series of facinating displays. Founded in 1846, the diverse collections include Roman mosaics, original Thomas Hardy manuscripts and fossilised dinosaur…

The Dorset County Museum

The Dorset Teddy Bear Museum

An unmissable family museum and Teddy Bear House with people sized bears. Includes the earliest teddies and todays TV favourites.

The Dorset Teddy Bear Museum

The Dinosaur Museum

Britain's only museum solely devoted to dinosaurs. Fossils, skeletons and life sized reconstructions, combined with audiovisual and hands-on displays.

The Dinosaur Museum

The Terracotta Warriors Museum

Exhibition featuring a group of the life sized clay warriors created in China by the conservation technicians who preserve and restore the warriors after excavation.

The Terracotta Warriors Museum

Palmers Brewery

Traditional brewery, which is the only thatched brewery in the UK. Tours culminate in a tasting session in the board room

Palmers Brewery

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