Dog Friendly Day Out in Southern England

Sherborne Castle & Lakeside Gardens

A dog friendly day out in Sherborne, Dorset.

New Road

Telephone: 01935 812072 castle
Telephone: 01935 813182 office
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Key Info:
Sherborne Castle is located on the edge of the historic town of Sherborne. There are beautiful walks both close to the town and in the surrounding countryside as a whole.

HISTORIC HOUSE built by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1594 and home of the Digby family since 1617, with magnificent decorative interiors and fine collections or art, furniture and porcelain.Explore 30-acres of beautiful lakeside gardens and grounds landscaped by Capability Brown around his 50-acre lake; sweeping lawns, borders, magnificent specimen trees and parkland views.Tea Room and Gift Shop.

Opening Times:
Seasonal Opening: Good Friday 30th March to 28th October 2018. Gardens open 10am, Tearoom 10.30am, Castle and Gift Shop from 11am with last admissions at 4.15pm, closes at 5pm. Gardens close at 6pm. Closed Mondays and Fridays but open Bank Holiday Mondays and Good Friday.

Dog Restrictions:
Dogs welcome in 30-acres of gardens and grounds on a lead (but not inside the castle); any dog waste should be bagged up and disposed of in the garden bins. NB no shaded car parking available.

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