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The picturesque Almshouse was built in the 15th Century for "12 poor men and 4 poor women" and is now home to 18 elderly residents. Of particular interest are the remarkable 15th century Triptych; copies of the illuminated Royal Licence and Foundation Deed; an original letter dated 1594 from Sir...
Families and history lovers alike will all enjoy a day out to Sherborne Old Castle; bring a picnic and take in the serene countryside views, then browse the small shop for unique English Heritage gift ideas and souvenirs of your visit. Light refreshments are also available.
Sherborne Museum is housed in what used to be the gatehouse and almonry of the monastery once associated with the Abbey. Founded in 1968, from the outset it has been dedicated to the geological, historical, social and industrial heritage of the town and the surrounding villages, as well as its...
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Built by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1594 and stately home of the Digby family since 1617, Sherborne Castle is a Historic House which reflects a glorious variety of decorative styles from over 400 years of English history. Come and experience the Castle's rich interiors with splendid collections of art,...
This busy leisure centre is the largest of its kind in the area. The centre has a main sports hall, an aerobics/dance studio and a fully air conditioned fitness suite. Outdoor facilities include six tennis courts or five netball courts, plus floodlit astroturf pitch.
The centre also offers a...
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Whatever the weather, take a journey back in time and enjoyable day of excitement and nostalgia at the award winning Swanage Railway.
Sit back and relax during a leisurely trip behind one of our historic steam locomotives.
The 12 mile Swanage Railway return trip takes you through the...
The 600-year-old swannery is a natural history paradise. Home to the only managed colony of free-flying mute swans in the world that visitors can walk among. During the nesting and hatching period (end May-end June), it is possible to be standing next to hatching eggs. On average, over 100 nests...
Buckland Newton, DORCHESTER
Exhilarating Off-road driving and shooting activities in the heart of Dorset.
Ride a quad bike, smash a clay pigeon, accelerate an ACE out of the bend, fly a hovercraft 6 inches from the ground, hit the target straight in the bull’s eye!
We have over 25 years experience, unique well...
The Tutankhamun Exhibition allows the visitor to experience the magnificence and wonder of the world's greatest discovery of ancient treasure. Be there at the discovery with Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon, and share in their excitment. Explore the ante-chamber filled with treasures including...
The Tank Museum brings the history of tanks and tank crews to life, supported by the world's best collection of tanks, and action packed live displays during the school holidays.
Our exhibitions tell the story of armoured warfare spanning almost 100 years of history. As you explore the museum's...