A medieval market town, Sherborne has plenty of wonderful attractions that will take you back in time. Discover ancient architecture and a fascinating history. A great place to find unique gifts, inspiring décor and vintage pieces, this attractive and picturesque town has even stolen the limelight as a regular filming location. It has a reputation for antiques, so rest assured you can find treasures if you travel to this beautiful town.
Why visit Sherborne?
Lovely pubs, independent shops and picturesque streets, take in the wonderful sights and discover fantastic souvenirs to take home after a memorable holiday. It’s a bustling market town with plenty going on and exciting events running throughout the year.
Things to do in Sherborne:
Explore the fantastic historical buildings in the area and feel inspired by the magnificent architecture and elegant interiors including a wonderful Abbey, Almshouse and two gorgeous castles (one built by the poet Sir Walter Raleigh). Discover the lovely countryside surrounding this wonderful town.
Why stay in a Sherborne cottage?
Whether you stay in an ancient cottage or contemporary-style home, you will enjoy wandering the streets, taking in the sights and shopping for gems in the many lovely independent shops. There are also great tea rooms and cafés where you can treat yourself as you explore this wonderful place with a stay in one of our cottages in Sherborne.
Three must see things in Sherborne:
- Search for beautiful antiques and stylish art at the twice-weekly flea market.
- Visit Sherborne’s magnificent castle and, across the river, the ruins of 12th century Sherborne Old Castle.
- Take a peek at the stunning 15th-century Almshouse containing antiques including a gorgeous triptych from the era.