Sherborne Castle

In a nutshell

Planning days out in Dorset should include the interesting Sherborne Castle.


New Road, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 5NR

Contact details

Tel: 01935 812072

Activity type

Gardens and Open Spaces, Historical Sites, Indoor Activities

Suitable for

Ages 5 - 12, All ages, Schools and Groups, Teenagers, Under 5s

Price guide


(based on family of 4)

Sherborne Castle details...

Built by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1594, Capability Brown created the 50-acre lake in 1753, creating the very latest in landscape gardening here.

See its rich interiors together with Raleigh’s original kitchen and family artefacts.

Special events are held throughout the year.

Sherborne Castle Events

Autumn Colours Weekend at Sherborne Castle

Open 23rd October 2021 - 24th October 2021

Spend a lovely family day out at Sherborne Castle and Grounds in Dorset. Held on the weekend of the 23rd and 24th of October.

Sherborne Castle Fireworks

Open 6th November 2021 - 6th November 2021

This annual event is back again at Sherborne Castle in Dorset. Held on the 6th November.

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Coronavirus Notice

We recommend you always check COVID-secure measures before you travel and note changes to booking requirements. We hope you and your children enjoy wonderful and safe days out this autumn.