Sherborne attractions

Sherborne attractions

SherborneFrom Sherborne you can explore the beautiful scenery of the South Downs, the museums, castles, historic houses and ancient monuments of the area, and the market towns and villages of the south of England. Dorset boasts rolling hills, glorious countryside and sandy beaches along a beautiful coastline. Dorchester is the county town, situated in the south of the county, about 130 miles from London.

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Attractions Sherborne Castle, Cheap Street, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3PY. Tel: 01935 813182. Castle, Gardens, Shop and Tearoom. Set in 40 acres of glorious 'Capability' Brown landscaped gardens and grounds around a 50 acre lake, the Castle contains a splendid collection of art, furniture and porcelain. Castle viewing takes place over three floors and only the ground floor is accessible to wheelchair users. www.sherbornecastle.com. Location: In the centre of Sherborne.

Sherborne Castle

Attractions Sandford Orcas Manor House, Sandford Orcas, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 4SB. Tel: 01963 220206. Tudor manor house in the heart of Dorset is said to be home to fourteen ghosts. 17th century Dutch and 18th century English paintings.
About 3 miles north of Sherborne.

 Sandford Orcas Manor House

Attractions Fleet Air Arm Museum, RNAS Yeovilton, Near Ilchester, Somerset, BA22 8HT. Tel: +44 (0) 1935 840565. We have a huge range of exhibits covering all aspects of the Fleet Air Arms activities. 95% of the museum is accessible to people in wheelchairs. Swordfish Restaurant. www.fleetairarm.com. About 6 miles north west of Sherborne.

Fleet Air Arm Museum

Attractions Museum of South Somerset, Hendford, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 1UN. Tel: 01935 424 774. Housed in the former coach house to Hendford Manor. There is a permanent Roman exhibition on display. The first floor contains a Roman kitchen and dining-room setting. Collections of glassware and costumes. About 5 miles west of Sherborne.

Museum of South Somerset

Attractions Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 7LH. Tel: 01963 440 804. The prestigious Haynes International Motor Museum is the UK's largest exhibition of the greatest cars from around the world. A living and working museum, with over 340 amazing cars and bikes from nostalgic classics of the 50s and 60s, glorious Bentleys and Rolls Royces to exciting super cars of today, like the Jaguar XJ220. Shop. Restaurant. www.haynesmotormuseum.com. About 7 miles north of Sherborne.

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