The Best Things to Do in Sherborne, Dorset

The Best Things to Do in Sherborne, Dorset, Sherborne, England (B)

Sherborne in Dorset is one of England’s prettiest towns. I’d forgive anyone who thought they’d stumbled into a BBC period drama whilst strolling its dreamy little streets. It’s a popular film location for that very reason and there’s the added bonus that’s there’s a range of lovely things to do in Sherborne.

Charming Georgian buildings and half-timbered Medieval dwellings of honey-coloured stone give the town a welcoming glow. Along with oodles of quaintness you’ll find a raft of history in its ancient abbey and two castles.

Sherborne has been home to Sir Walter Raleigh and Alan Turing. Sherborne makes for a perfect UK staycation and we loved exploring the town from our base at The Eastbury Hotel and cottage.

Cheap Street is filled with an enviable range of independent stores, cafes and boutiques. There are galleries, arts and craft shops plus the town is home to the renowned Sherborne School.

Before we move onto my list of the best things to do in Sherborne let’s learn a bit about the town’s history. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The Best Things to Do in Sherborne, Dorset
Guide Location: England » Sherborne
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Suzanne Jones
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • The Eastbury Hotel and cottage
  • Sherborne School
  • Sherborne Abbey
  • Pedestrianised Cheap Street
  • Winstone’s bookseller
  • Crew Clothing
  • Sherborne Old Castle
  • Sherborne Castle
  • Sherborne Museum
  • The Jerram Gallery
  • The Rajpoot
  • Tamburino Gold
  • The Plume of Feathers
  • The George
  • Half Moon Inn