Destination guide

Friendly Sherborne will entice you

The area's monuments and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Sherborne. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its bars and coffee shops. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Sherborne

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Sherborne a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Monkey World Ape Rescue Center (20.5 mi / 33 km)
  • Royal Bath and West Showground (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Ashley Wood Golf Club (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
  • Bridport and West Dorset Golf Club (18.4 mi / 29.7 km)
  • Abbotsbury Children's Farm (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
  • Fantasy Island Fun Park (20.6 mi / 33.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Sherborne

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Sherborne is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mapperton Gardens (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and Garden (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Borough Gardens (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Sculpture by the Lakes (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • West Bay Beach (18.9 mi / 30.3 km)
  • Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Sherborne

Fly into Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), the closest airport, located 31.4 mi (50.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), which is 32.5 mi (52.3 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Sherborne Station, Thornford Station and Yetminster Station are the main stations in the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Sherborne?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 222 holiday rentals around Sherborne. From 80 Houses to 8 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Sherborne is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sherborne?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Sherborne. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sherborne Abbey: 1,167 holiday rentals
  • Global Images Gallery: 1,151 holiday rentals
  • St John's Almshouses: 1,169 holiday rentals
  • Sherborne Museum: 1,164 holiday rentals
  • Sherborne Steam and Waterwheel Centre: 1,116 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sherborne listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sherborne?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 80 Houses in Sherborne. Our other popular types of Sherborne holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 8 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 95 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 95 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sherborne?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 13 holiday homes with pool available in Sherborne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.