We’re South West Tourism Excellence Finalists

Hot on the heels of winning Gold and joint winner Event/Festival of the Year in the Dorset Tourism Awards, Sherborne Abbey Festival is celebrating once again, having been named today as Tourism Event/Festival of the Year Finalist in the South West Tourism Excellence...

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Festival GOLD in 2017 Dorset Tourism Awards

'Just beautiful' as the Festival wins in the Dorset Tourism Awards After much anticipation, we're delighted to announce that Sherborne Abbey Festival has won GOLD in the 2017 Dorset Tourism Awards, jointly awarded BEST EVENT/FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR. This is a huge...

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We’re Dorset Tourism Awards Finalists!

We're thrilled to announce Sherborne Abbey Festival is a finalist in the 2017 Dorset Tourism Awards. We are one of the top four entries in the category of Tourism Event/Festival of the Year - guaranteed to collect a Gold, Silver or Bronze award at the Dorset Tourism...

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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.

‘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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