Sherborne Old Castle

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Advanced booking

You don’t need to book your visit in advance, but you will always get the best price and guaranteed entry by booking online ahead of your visit. The prices shown here include a discount. The admission price will be higher if you choose to pay on the day you visit.

You can book your advance ticket online up to 9am on the day you want to visit.

Your booking is for the site/event only and does not guarantee a car parking space, which may carry an additional charge.

You can arrive anytime from the time slot you book, and stay as long as you like.

If you are a Member and wish to book, your ticket will still be free. Please remember to bring your English Heritage membership card with you. Members are able to book tickets for those included in the membership only. Any additional bookings made will be chargeable on site.

Some of our sites can get very busy, especially on Bank Holidays. Our busiest times are between 11am and 2pm, so if you prefer to visit at a quieter time you may wish to visit outside of these hours.

Please remember to bring your booking confirmation with you when you visit.

You can currently book for visits up to 30 September. Tickets for the autumn will go on sale soon. We’ll update this page when we have more information available

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    Parking charges apply to non-members. Parking free for members. There are spaces for approximately 10 cars, located roughly 200 meters from the castle entrance and there is also free roadside parking along Castleton Road. Although there is no coach access to the site, there is a passenger set down and pick up point on the A30 by the Castleton Road.  

  • Road Access

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    Located 1⁄2 mile E of Sherborne, off B3145.

  • SAT NAV

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    Postcode : DT9 3SA

    Latitude : 50.94974

    Longtitude : -2.5026

  • Bus Access

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    First 57, 58 & 58A and Damory services 74, 216 & 368 or South West Coaches 34 & 42 to Sherborne town centre then 1⁄2 mile walk.

  • Train Access

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    Sherborne 3⁄4 mile.

  • Bicycle Access

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    Find this site on The National Cycle Network.

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