Sherborne Old Castle

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Address: Sherborne Old Castle, Castleton, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3SA
Phone Number: 01935 812730
Opening Hours: Current opening times.
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Sherborne Old Castle is the ruins of a 12th Century fortified palace, surrounded by a dry moat, that was once home to Sir Walter Raleigh.

It is referred to the Old Castle because there is a newer Sherborne castle, built in the 16th century, which this castle stands in the grounds of.

  • Small car park.
  • Gift shop selling souvenirs.
  • Vending machine with hot and cold drinks.
  • Picnics welcome.

Open daily from April to October from 10am. Closed the rest of the year.


Before you start your journey to Sherborne Old Castle for your day out, we recommend that you check their website or contact them to confirm opening times and admission prices.

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