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Papilio Creek | Luxury Self-Catering Cottage | Sherborne, Dorset


  • On the Map Papilio Creek is located in the small hamlet of Milborne Wick, Dorset
  • By Car Approximately 2.5 hours or 125 miles from London, just off the A303
  • By Train Direct trains from London Paddington to Castle Cary, or from London Waterloo to Sherborne. The nearest station is Templecombe
  • By Air Bristol international airport is a 50 minute drive away; Exeter 1 hour; London Heathrow 1 hour 45 minutes; Gatwick in two hours

Please note the property location is approximate only, in order to protect the owners privacy.


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 Holidays 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.


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Disclaimer: These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate, are set as a guideline only. They are intended to give a fair description, but should not be relied upon as being a statement of fact. The photographs appearing on this website show only certain parts and aspects of the property at the time when the photographs were taken and it should not be assumed that the property remains precisely as displayed in the photographs. If there are any points of particular importance that need clarifying before you confirm your booking please do not hesitate to ask.

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