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Sherborne Castle

Sherborne, Dorset

  • Sherborne Castle
  • Sherborne Castle
  • Sherborne Castle
  • Sherborne Castle

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Sherborne, DT9 5NR

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Built by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1594 and the stately home of the Digby family since 1617; a fascinating visit to the historic Sherborne Castle awaits you:
 Walk in the footsteps of SIR WALTER RALEIGH in the home he built more than 400 years ago
 Take a leisurely stroll around 42 acres of our beautiful ENGLISH LANDSCAPE GARDENS. Experience the peace and tranquillity: marvel at the spectacular views
 Take lunch in our award winning Tea Room and then browse our Gift Shop for a souvenir of your visit
 Discover magnificent staterooms, a Tudor kitchen and the Family Museum in the Castle's cellars
 Uncover the Great Stories of Sherborne Castle telling the stories of key moments in history at the Castle
 Discover walks round the 50-acre lake to Garden features such as Raleigh's Seat, The Cascade and a new Fossil House
 Enjoy colour throughout the season in the Gardens from spectacular carpet arrays of spring bulbs, glorious herbaceous borders and the breathtaking colours of autumn reflected in the lake
 In the Family Museum you can see Raleigh’s Kitchen, fascinating family artefacts, Fossil & Archive displays. Our Sir Walter Raleigh display covers the great man's time here at the Castle while our ‘Capability’ Brown display drawn from the archives tells of his impact and legacy on the Gardens.

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