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Sherborne Castle

New Road
Sherborne
Dorset
DT9 5NR

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Sherborne Castle

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult - Castle & Gardens£12.00 per ticket
Adult/Senior - Gardens Only£6.50 per ticket
Castle Private Child (0-15yrs) (15+)£6.50 per ticket
Castle Private Viewing Adult (15+)£12.50 per ticket
Party Rate Adult, Castle and Garden (15+)£9.50 per ticket
Party Rate Child (0-15), Castle and Garden (15+)£4.00 per ticket
Senior - Castle & Gardens£11.50 per ticket

Children aged 0-15 years (maximum number of 4) are admitted for free. No concessions or party rates for gardens only. Season Tickets available on request.

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A30/A303. Castle situated on B3145, 0.5 miles east of Sherborne, follow brown signs from A30/A352.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Sherborne station. Turn right over railway crossing to T-junction. Turn left, castle is 500 yards away. London Waterloo to Exeter mainline service, trains operated by South West Trains. Local buses/bus services to Sherborne from neighbouring/regional towns.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Braille guide.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Dogs on Lead Only
  • Shop
  • Tea Rooms

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Self-service tearoom. Morning Coffee, light lunches and afternoon teas.

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children - Childrens quiz and Garden Trail.

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Coach drop-off point
  • Conference facilities
  • Dogs Accepted - On a lead.
  • Event venue - Public event programme; private event venue.
  • Licenced for civil marriages
  • On-site coach parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Shop
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - 3 to 4 hours for a visit to the Castle and Garden.
  • Families
  • Film or TV location
  • Groups
  • In countryside - Edge of countryside; extensive parkland, Deer park and Farmland.
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Min group size - 15
  • No Smoking Attraction - From 1st July 2007
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Weddings

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • On Bus Route
  • On site parking - for cars and coaches. Free.

Payment Methods

  • Accept Bank Transfers, Internet Payment or SWIFT/IBAN
  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Booking essential
  • Cash & Cheque accepted
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • Dutch printed material
  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Italian printed material
  • Spanish printed material

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available - 15 people minimum.
  • Min group size numeric qualifier - 15 people.

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - 15 people minimum.

Opening Times

Castle & Gift Shop (30 March 2018 - 28 October 2018)
DayTimes
Tuesday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday11:00 - 17:00
Gardens (30 March 2018 - 28 October 2018)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
Tuesday - Thursday10:00 - 18:00
FridayClosed
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00
Bank HolidayOpen
Tearooms (30 March 2018 - 28 October 2018)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
Tuesday - Thursday10:30 - 17:00
FridayClosed
Saturday - Sunday10:30 - 17:00
Bank HolidayOpen

* Open Bank Holiday Mondays and Good Friday. Last admission to the Castle is 4.15pm. Last admission to the Gardens is 4.30pm


Last admission to the Castle and Gardens is at 4:30pm.

Related

Saturday, 3rd November 2018 - Saturday, 3rd November 2018

Jason Hutchings, Sherborne PhotographicSherborne Castle Firework Extravaganza!One of the most spectacular fireworks displays to be found! Sherborne Castle hosts entertainments, live music, refreshments and food from 5pm, bonfire 7pm, fireworks 7:30pm.
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Monday, 27th May 2019 - Monday, 27th May 2019

Sherborne Castle Country FairHeld in the grounds of Sherborne Castle this spectacular lakeside event highlights traditional rural skills, as well as those more modern. Advance tickets available from Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341.
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