Sherborne Tourism Website Advertise and work together to support Sherborne

Promoting your business on the Sherborne tourism website (a microsite of is more than just a way to advertise your business.  

Sherborne Town Council would like to work in partnership and collaborate with you, to make your business more profitable and the local tourism economy thrive. 

Join us today

Become a member and your business will gain access and prosper from:

  • Featuring on the Sherborne official tourism website which has over 35 pages of carefully created promotional information and inspiring blogs about visiting Sherborne, all year round.
  • A FREE landing page for your tourism business harnessing the power of the website, a trusted source of information, ranked highly by search engines.
  • A reduced introductory rate for an Enhanced and Highlighted business landing page to help support you through challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and financial crisis.
  • Featuring in the website section for your business category - e.g. Where to stay, Things to do, Shopping, Food and drink or Transport.
  • Featuring on extra pages for no extra cost your business will be listed on Dog Friendly and/or Accessible landing pages where applicable.
  • Business resources to assist your marketing - A seasonal image library and marketing campaign toolkits for your website and social media.
  • Helpful business support and marketing advice from our experienced team - engaging with us can really benefit your bottom line.
  • Members only access to additional digital marketing opportunities, banner adverts, website banners and our targeted consumer e-newsletters. 
  • Regular communication, we’ll tell you about tourism industry news, promotional activities, training and events to keep you ‘in the know’.
  • Networking and webinars meet other business and organisations to help stay connected.
  • Favourable rates for companies with multiple businesses – please contact us to find out more.
  • Reduced combined website membership rates when opting to feature on both Visit Sherborne and Visit Dorset websites.
  • Online booking with the flexibility to integrate with a range of online accommodation booking systems or manage your bookings directly.
  • Simple annual renewal occurring every April, further information within our terms and conditions.

It’s very simple to get started. Below are two charts describing what is included within the Free and Enhanced membership options.

Step one

Choose the level of membership which you'd like to feature (Free or Enhanced) from the forms below. Enhanced Membership costs vary depending on your business type.

1. For holiday accommodation, activity and attraction providers

Visit Sherborne website membership packages for Accommodation and Things To Do businesses 2024-25

Visit Dorset supports the National Quality Assurance Scheme (operated by the AA for VisitEngland), The AA accreditation scheme, the Quality in Tourism Scheme and the Dorset Approved Visitor Accommodation Scheme (DAVAS), and recommends that accommodation providers adopt one of these schemes. Businesses not currently working with one of these schemes are asked to agree to our Visit Dorset Accommodation Charter to agree to meet the minimum quality standards.

2. For retail, food and drink and transport providers

2024-25 Visit Sherborne website membership packages for Retail, Food and Drink, and Transport businesses

Step two

For both the Free and Enhanced membership options, complete the online form using the green button for your specific business type: Accommodation, Attraction, Activity, Food & Drink (Eating Out) or Retail. You can benefit from more than one Free membership, for example if your business is a hotel with restaurant, or pub with rooms.

Add your business to the Visit Swanage Website

Add your business to the Visit Swanage Website for attraction providers

Add your business to the Visit Swanage Website for activity providers

Add your business to the Visit Swanage for food and drink providers

Add your business to the Visit Swanage Website food drink button

Step three

If you would like to book an Enhanced Membership for the Visit Sherborne website or Joint Membership to appear on both and on the Visit Sherborne websites, contact us.

What does your Dorset look like? Adventures on our epic coastline? Visiting attractions with family? A walk through the beautiful countryside? Or perhaps a chilled out evening eating and drinking with friends? Discover a sample of your #VisitDorset images below and share your love for Dorset using the hashtag on Instagram.