War Horse Only Remembered

Joy as Joey makes it to Sherborne in time for his photo call and War Horse performance


Welcome to Dorset

Visit Dorset between Festivals – there’s so much to see.

Explore the county

‘A lovely little gem of a festival’

Dr Carol Colburn Grigor CBE | Dunard Fund

Recipient Prince of Wales Medal for Philanthropy, Hon Vice President EIF & Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettre

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2016 FESTIVAL is on 29th April – 3rd May

Sherborne Abbey

Sherborne Abbey is at the centre of Festival activities, offering a stunning backdrop and unforgettable venue as well as a magnificent and spiritual place to visit. Visit the Abbey website to find out more about its history.

Welcome to Sherborne

If you are visiting Sherborne, welcome, and we hope you enjoy your time here.  There are a host of good reasons to visit Sherborne and Dorset all year round – visit our information page for more about the town.

Eat & Drink locally

Sherborne has so many great places to eat and drink, offering something for everyone.  From a takeaway panini to a locally-sourced a la carte dinner, a frothy cappucino to a local beer… there’s plenty of places to enjoy.

Explore the County

Sherborne is perfectly placed to explore all that Dorset has to offer, so why not stay a while and venture out and about to the surrounding countryside, Dorset towns and Jurassic Coast. See our ideas for days out and places to stay.

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