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  1. Add St. Johns Almshouse to your Itinerary

    St. Johns Almshouse

    Type

    Historic House/Palace

    SHERBORNE

    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...

  2. Add Sherborne Museum to your Itinerary

    Sherborne Museum

    Type

    Museum

    SHERBORNE

    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...

  3. Add Sherborne Old Castle to your Itinerary

    Sherborne Old Castle

    Type

    Castle/Fort

    SHERBORNE

    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.

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  1. Add Sherborne Castle to your Itinerary

    Sherborne Castle

    Type

    Historic House/Palace

    SHERBORNE

    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,...

  2. Add Gryphon Sports Centre to your Itinerary

    Gryphon Sports Centre

    Type

    Leisure/Swimming Pool

    SHERBORNE

    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...

more than 5 miles

  1. Add Electric Palace to your Itinerary

    Electric Palace

    Type

    Theatre

    Bridport

    The Electric Palace in Bridport offers a comprehensive programme of film, theatre, music, comedy and cabaret. The Box Office is the Bridport Tourist Information Centre in the centre of the town. Tel no. 01308 424901

    The Electric Palace is a 500-capacity art deco gem, straddling the chasm between...

  2. Add Athelhampton House and Gardens to your Itinerary

    Athelhampton House and Gardens

    Type

    Historic House/Palace

    DORCHESTER

    Athelhampton is one of the finest 15thC manor-houses and is surrounded by one of the great architectural gardens of England. The house contains many finely furnished rooms including The Great Hall, Great Chamber, wine cellar. The Gallery in the west wing exhibits works by the Russian artist Marevna...

  3. Add Terracotta Warriors Museum to your Itinerary

    Terracotta Warriors Museum

    Type

    Museum

    DORCHESTER

    The only museum outside China exclusively dedicated to the amazing Terracotta Warriors. Unique museum replicas of the warriors, reconstructions of costumes and armour and multimedia presentations.

  4. Add The Teddy Bear Museum to your Itinerary

    The Teddy Bear Museum

    Type

    Museum

    DORCHESTER

    .Visit this unique family museum with its evocative and atmospheric displays of teddy bears from throughout the last century. From the earliest teddy bears right up until today’s TV favourites they are all there to be seen and enjoyed. The museums oldest bear is called Michael as was made in 1906...

  5. Add Shire Hall Dorset to your Itinerary

    Shire Hall Dorset

    Type

    Historic Site

    DORCHESTER

    Shire Hall Dorset, contains the Georgian Crown court and Cells below which saw the trial of the Tolpuddle Martyrs in 1834, and it witnessed thousands of other trails until its closure in 1955. Time has stood still inside the Grade 1 listed courtroom and cells, which appear now almost as they did in...