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  1. Add Oxley Sports Centre to your Itinerary

    Oxley Sports Centre

    Type

    Leisure/Swimming Pool

    Sherborne

    Located in Sherborne, Oxley Sports Centre is a dual use, public facility, open to all, 7 days a week. In addition to all the standard facilities found at most sports centres, the centre offers a fully staffed fitness suite, 25m 6 lane swimming pool and dance studio.

  2. 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.

  3. 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...

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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 Leisure Centre to your Itinerary

    Gryphon Leisure 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, two competition standard squash courts, an aerobics/dance studio and a fully air conditioned fitness suite. Outdoor facilities include six tennis courts or five netball courts, plus a new floodlit...

more than 5 miles

  1. Add Margaret Green Animal Rescue to your Itinerary

    Margaret Green Animal Rescue

    Type

    Animal Collection

    Church Knowle, WAREHAM

    Animal Sanctuary and Visitor Centre in the Purbecks rescuing a variety of animals including cats, horses, farm animals, rabbits and other small furries and birds (dogs at our Winterborne Kingston Centre).

    Picnic in some of Dorset's most beautiful scenery, feel free to wander around and see the...

  2. Add Forde Abbey and Gardens to your Itinerary

    Forde Abbey and Gardens

    Type

    Historic House/Palace

    CHARD

    Enjoy England Excellence Silver Award Winner 2008 and South West Tourism Small Attraction of the Year 2006 & 2007.

    Now privately owned, Forde Abbey was founded by the Cistercians in 1140 and became one of the richest and most learned monasteries in the country. The church was demolished in the...

  3. Add Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre to your Itinerary

    Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre

    Type

    Animal Collection

    Wool, WAREHAM

    Monkey World, the internationally-acclaimed ape rescue centre, is home to over 250 rescued and endangered monkeys and apes. Combining fun with conservation , half-hourly talks explain all about man’s closest living relative. See the stars of TV’s ‘‘Monkey Life’, then ‘monkey around’ in the south’s...

  4. Add Brownsea Island to your Itinerary

    Brownsea Island

    Type

    Country Park/Nature Reserve

    POOLE

    Brownsea Island is dramatically located in Poole Harbour, with spectacular views across the Purbeck Hills. Thriving natural habitats - including woodland, heathland and a lagoon - create a haven for wildlife such as the rare red squirrel and many varieties of bird. Visitors will be fascinated by...

  5. 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...