Dubbed one of the most beautiful towns in England, Sherborne is a brimming with rural charm and is the perfect place for a quintessential English country retreat.
There is no better place to relax in the clean country air than Sherborne with its wealth of country walks, historical castles and boutiques to enjoy. Set in the centre of the pretty medieval town is the impressive orangey-stone Abbey, most famous for is magnificent fan vaulted ceiling said to be the oldest in the country. Visitors to Sherborne can enjoy a day spend at Sherborne’s ‘Old’ and ‘New’ castles, the ‘new’ castle was originally build by Sir Walter Raleigh and was since finished by James I. The beautiful gardens designed and created by the green fingered Capability Brown are an impressive site and offer an idyllic spot under the ancient oaks for an afternoon picnic.
Sherborne countryside Holidayss Not far from Longleat Safari Park which the whole family can enjoy, there is not only the safari park itself but Longleat is home to a lot more than just the animals. There are a number of beautiful walks through the estate as well as boat rides, guided tours of the grand house and mazes to find your way out of. There are cafes and restaurants dotted around so you can stop off for a slice of cake and a cup of tea, there are events throughout the year including and ice-rink at Christmas which is magical.