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Sherborne Castles Gardens

LOCALITY: Sherborne, Dorset
DISTANCE: 1 miles (1.61 km)
FACILITIES: There & back, Parking, Toilets, Cafe

GRADIENT: Quite steep in places
TERRAIN: Medium
OS MAP: Yeovil & Sherborne

Walk description:

The Castle and Gardens are just off New Road (B3145). They are about three quarters of a mile from the Town Centre.

For Sat. Nav. users the post code is DT9 3PY.

The terrain is a gravel pathway and well maintained grass. There are some slopes, a few of which are steep.

The walk is around the outside of Sherborne Castle and its grounds. The walk goes around the Lake and has a few benches along the way.

There is access to the ground floor of the castle only.


Additional notes:

There is a small fee to enter the Gardens with an additional one if you wish to see the Castle. The companion of a wheelchair user is admitted free of charge.

The Castle and Garden are open from the 1st April to the end of October, every day except Mondays and Friday.

Season tickets can be purchased to walk the gardens and ground of the Castle every day of the year. For more information you can ring Sherborne Castle Estates Office on 01935 813182.


16/08/2008 | Walk posted by cathy nettley

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