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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  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 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, 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...

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  1. Add Portland Castle to your Itinerary

    Portland Castle

    Type

    Castle/Fort

    Portland

    Overlooking Portland Harbour in Dorset stands one of Henry VIII's finest coastal forts, built in the early 1540s to protect against French and Spanish invasion. Today it provides a great day out for visitors and its audio tour, included in the admission price tells of the castle's 450 year history...

  2. Add Dorchester Sports Centre to your Itinerary

    Dorchester Sports Centre

    Type

    Leisure/Swimming Pool

    DORCHESTER

    The new £8 million centre provides the local community with a first-class swimming and fitness facility offering a huge range of activities and classes for people of all ages to enjoy.

    The new centre includes:
    • 50 station fitness studio with state of the art equipment
    • Dance studio -...

  3. Add The Great Dorset Steam Fair National Heritage Show to your Itinerary

    The Great Dorset Steam Fair National Heritage Show

    Type

    Funfair

    Blandford

    If you are looking for an excellent fun and action packed day out for all the family, you'll love the Great Dorset Steam Fair. Traditionally this English fair is held at the village of Tarrant Hinton, near Blandford Forum in the heart of the beautiful Dorset countryside. Further directions are...

  4. Add Dorset County Museum to your Itinerary

    Dorset County Museum

    Type

    Museum

    DORCHESTER

    Discover Dorset in depth at Dorset County Museum and explore the story of the county from prehistory to the present day. Visit the nostalgic and atmospheric Victorian Gallery, one of the few places in Europe you can follow in the footsteps of ancient Romans by actually walking on Roman mosaic...

  5. 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...