Sherborne Holidays |

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Sherborne is a town with two castles, an Abbey and countless wonderful medieval buildings which make it a quintessential country town. Located in the Black Vale, a wide valley set in the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a holiday in Sherborne will place you perfectly for exploring the surrounding countryside. The town also sits on the River Yeo, adding to its pretty setting.

Sherborne has a variety of independent shops and retailers in its town centre and is an ideal place to go furniture and antique shopping or art hunting. The town is also home to a delightful shopping centre where you can pick up a selection of handmade goods, which make wonderful souvenirs, as well as a selection of fashion boutiques for those that like something a little unique.

Whilst in the town perhaps you might enjoy a trip to Sherborne Castle, once owned by Sir Walter Raleigh and Sherborne Old Castle, an English Heritage Site. Both young and old will enjoy marvelling at the impressive 12th century ruins of the old castle, as well as the fascinating indoor tour of Sherborne Castle. With plenty of cafés, restaurants and pubs to eat out in and some lovely pampering establishments for some total relaxation, a Sherborne holiday is sure to help you recharge.

You’ll also find many beautiful gardens and stately homes in and around Sherborne, many owned by the National Trust. These include Tintinhull Garden, Montacute House and Stourhead, all of which are well worth a visit during a Sherborne holiday.

Sherborne holds some annual events as well as pop up events and festivities throughout the year. Pack Monday Fair is a beloved annual fair held on the first Monday after 10th October, where market stalls fill the streets of the town and a fun fair is held to entertain and delight. Also, Sherborne Abbey Festival is an annual event held every May; it is a stunning celebration of arts and music and attracts attention from celebrities as well as drawing large crowds every year.

With plenty of cafés, restaurants and pubs to eat out in and some lovely pampering establishments for some total relaxation, a Sherborne holiday is sure to help you recharge.

As the town is also located on the Dorset and Somerset border, you will be able to make the best of both worlds, exploring all that the two counties have to offer. If you would like to spend a relaxing holiday in Sherborne and the surrounding area, then take a look at our extensive collection of accommodation to find the ideal base for your Dorset break.

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