Attractions in Dorset
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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.
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...
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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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, 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
Experience, explore, discover and join in with the arts at Lighthouse.
CINEMA * THEATRE * CONCERT HALL * STUDIO * CAFE * GALLERY * VENUE HIRE
Lighthouse boasts a year round programme of national and international events: dance, music, drama, comedy, film, visual arts, workshops and family...
Whether you want to see a show, be educated at a conference, attend an exhibition, enjoy some art or enjoy a first class dining experience, our award-winning Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) is a premier conference, events and entertainment venue, centrally situated in the town with panoramic...
Beach huts are let on a daily or weekly basis. They are a popular feature and are provided with a table, four chairs and an electricity power point enabling you to have some comforts whilst gazing out to sea. Hire a beach hut, and your trips to the beach are made easier without having to take all...
An English Heritage Site. Knowlton is a site on the outskirts of Wimborne, Dorset. It is best known for its ruined Norman church which was built within a neolithic henge monument, known locally as the Knowlton Rings.
There is no admission fee and the site is open to visitors at any reasonable...