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Sherborne Castle

Historic House/Palace

New Road
SHERBORNE
Dorset
DT9 5NR
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Sherborne Castle

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, furniture and porcelain. In the cellars see Raleigh's original kitchen and family artefacts and archaeological treasures in the museum. Outside, the eighteenth century 'Capability' Brown landscape provides a peaceful and tranquil setting; with magnificent specimen trees, borders and sweeping lawns forming one of his finest Lake landscapes you will ever see.

Opening Times

Open All Year
2014 (01/04/2014 - 31/10/2014)

* Closed Monday and Friday
11.00 - 16.30 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday

Last admission to the Castle and Gardens is at 4:30pm.
The Castle interior opens later on Saturdays from 2.00pm.

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult - Castle & Gardens£11.00 per ticket
Adult/Senior - Gardens Only£6.00 per ticket
Castle Introductory Group Talk plus free flow tour£10.50 per ticket
Castle Private Viewing£12.00 per ticket
Castle Private Viewing (0-15yrs)£6.00 per ticket
Children (0-15) max 4Free
Party Rates, Castle and Gardens for groups (15+)£8.50
Party Rates, Castle and Gardens for groups (15+)£3.50 per ticket
Season Ticket - Gardens only£50.00 per ticket
Season Ticket - House & Gardens£60.00 per ticket
Senior - Castle & Gardens£10.00 per ticket

No concessions or party rates for gardens only. Season Tickets are sold throughout the year, with the cost adjusted monthly, pro rata.

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