To provide you with the best experience, cookies are used on this site. Find out more here.

Allow cookies

Sherborne Castle & Gardens

Outside the front of the Sherborne Castle & Garden pond

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)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
Tuesday - Thursday11:00 - 17:00
FridayClosed
Saturday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00
Tearoom (19 Apr 2019 - 27 Oct 2019)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
Tuesday - Thursday10:30 - 17:00
FridayClosed
Saturday - Sunday10:30 - 17:00
Garden (19 Apr 2019 - 27 Oct 2019)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
Tuesday - Thursday10:00 - 18:00
FridayClosed
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.
*Last admission to the Castle and Shop is 16:15

New Road
Sherborne
Dorset
DT9 5NR
Close window

Call direct on:

Tel01935 812072

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    281
  • Very Good
    151
  • Average
    32
  • Poor
    8
  • Terrible
    9

Recent Reviews:

  • Baligirl11
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Something for everyone
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 13th June 2019
    You can easily spend a whole day visiting Sherborne Castle, or at the very least combine it with a trip to the old castle. We wandered the gardens in the morning before enjoying a picnic lunch in... Read full review
  • calvin1969
    Ipswich, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Things to do when it’s raining
    3 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 15th June 2019
    Due to the weather on our holiday we decided to visit Sherborne Castle couldn’t get the 10% off as you need to book 2 days ahead A lot of rooms , pictures , furniture to see and plenty of... Read full review
  • 20thcdesigntraveller
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Wonderful House and Gardens, its a shame that the insight Cafe is Terrible with a capital “T” !
    3 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 20th June 2019
    We have enjoyed visiting the Castle and the Gardens before and eaten in the cafe with no issues. However when we recommended that our friends meet us there for lunch we were very embarrassed about... 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.

Hide Facilities

What's Nearby

  1. Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum

    Executed for arson. Transported for asking for fair pay. Given six months hard labour for…

    15.97 miles away
  2. The Teddy Bear Museum

    This museum, devoted to the wonderful world of the teddy bear, contains a wealth of bears…

    15.98 miles away
  3. The Tutankhamun Exhibition

    Visit Tutankhamun's tomb the world's greatest discovery of Ancient Treasure

    15.98 miles away
  1. Terracotta Warriors Museum

    The only museum outside China exclusively dedicated to the amazing Terracotta Warriors.…

    16.02 miles away
  2. The Dinosaur Museum

    Fossils, skeletons, life-size dinosaur reconstructions and plenty more.

    16.02 miles away
  3. Royal Signals Museum

    Discover all the answers at Dorset’s best kept secret – The Royal Signals Museum,…

    16.89 miles away
  4. Great Dorset Steam Fair

    If you are looking for an excellent fun and action packed day out for all the family,…

    17.5 miles away
  5. The Tank Museum

    The Tank Museum in Bovington brings history to life, with the world’s best collection of…

    20.42 miles away
  6. Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre

    Come to visit the location of the TV show Monkey Life! Monkey World assists governments…

    20.78 miles away
  7. Wimborne Model Town and Gardens

    Charming, faithful 1/10th scale recreation of 1950s Wimborne, a delightful historic…

    24.02 miles away
  8. Camp Bestival

    Welcome to the wonderful world of Camp Bestival a multi-award winning festival that…

    24.48 miles away
  9. Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park

    The Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park is a multi-award-winning attraction attraction located…

    26.35 miles away
  10. The Blue Pool

    A unique Pool which varies in colour from green to turquoise is surrounded by 25 acres of…

    26.71 miles away
  11. RNLI College

    Experience the home of RNLI training including visiting our world-class Sea Survival…

    26.86 miles away
  12. Poole Museum

    The rich history of Poole is revealed in four floors of galleries.

    27.07 miles away
  13. Tower Park

    At Tower Park, Poole, a galaxy of entertainment unfolds. With the Splashdown water park…

    27.12 miles away
Previous Next

Search What's Nearby

Product Type
Proximity
Within miles