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Sherborne Castle & Gardens

Sherborne Castle & Gardens

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult/Senior-Gardens only£6.50 per ticket
Adults-Castle and Gardens£12.00 per ticket
Children (0-15) max 4Free
Senior-Castle and Gardens£11.50 per ticket

Prices do not apply to special event days listed on the website when the event admission price applies

Opening Times

Castle & Shop (19 Apr 2019 - 27 Oct 2019)
Tuesday - Thursday11:00 - 17:00*
Saturday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00*
Tearoom (19 Apr 2019 - 27 Oct 2019)
Tuesday - Thursday10:30 - 17:00*
Saturday - Sunday10:30 - 17:00*
Garden (19 Apr 2019 - 27 Oct 2019)
Tuesday - Thursday10:00 - 18:00*
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00*

* Gardens from 10:00; Tearoom from 10:30; Castle & Gift Shop from 11:00 with last admission to the Castle 16:15.
Closed Mondays and Fridays but open Bank Holiday Mondays and Good Friday.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change
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Tel01935 812072


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Recent Reviews:

  • alex S
    Sherborne, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Hunting Lodge
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 11th November 2018
    Interreting vast estate with a good suze lake. Going way back the central portion of the house was built by Sir Walter Raleigh who lived in the Old castle adjacent to this property. His build was... Read full review
  • Susan L
    Trip Type:
    Well worth a visit. Reasonable price.
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 3rd December 2018
    Beautiful gardens and lake. Gorgeous hunting lodge. Excellent cafe and shop. £5 entrance to lake and gardens. Hunting Lodge tour £9. Well worth the visit. Read full review
  • derekj510
    Sherborne, United Kingdom
    Sir Walter you built a pretty nice pad
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 8th December 2018
    Fantastic grounds surround a truly beautiful stately home. The castle is filled with history and splendor and is a must for true history seekers. I recently found out that it was also the HQ for the... Read full review

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.

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