Events coming to Sherborne Castle

Sherborne Castle plays host to a wide variety of public and private Events throughout the year. From large Country Fairs to Classic Car Rallies to Jousting Tournaments, and with ample on-site parking and adaptable facilities to cater for every need, we have everything on-site to make any Event the most enjoyable outing ever.

For further details contact: Tel: 01935 813182 email:


BMW Concours Event Sunday 8th April 2018

BMW Concours Event

Sunday 8th April 2018


10am – 4.30pm


Sherborne Castle Country Fair & Rare Breeds Show Bank Holiday Monday 28 May 2018

Sherborne Castle Country Fair

Bank Holiday Monday 28th May 2018

The Sherborne Castle Country Fair presents a rich and fun programme of events, country activities, stands and entertainment including one of the largest Rare Breed Shows in the country. For one day every summer, one of the country’s finest settings is transformed into a fun-filled day out to suit all ages. Our Country Fair is in its 22nd year and has raised to date for charities is £1,171,409 and will have been distributed to 80 children’s charities.


10am – 6pm


In advance: Adult £10.60 • Children (age 5-16) £3.40 • Family* £25.50

On the day: Adult £12.50 • Children (age 5-16) £4 • Family* £30

* Admits two adults and three fee-paying children

How to book tickets:

By telephone: 01749 813899

In Person:
 at Sherborne and Yeovil Tourist Information Offices



Sherborne Castle Classic & Supercars Sunday 15th July 2018

Sherborne Castle Classic and Supercars

Sunday 15th July 2018

A fantastic day of events and displays including motor club stands, motor trade stands, autojumble, craft fair and a quality classic and supercar auction as well fun activities for the whole family.

Take a look at some of the main features:

  • Marque Feature – Land Rover 70 Years 1948-2018 – Sponsored by Yeovil Land Rover
  • Classic, Vintage, and Sports cars
  • Supercar displays and tour arrivals on each day
  • Rally car display
  • American cars including Hot Rods and Custom
  • Race cars – historic and modern
  • Electric and Special cars
  • Car Clubs with more than 50 stands
  • Vintage motorcycle display
  • Motor Trade, Autojumble, Craft Fair – over 150 stands
  • Charterhouse Classic and Supercar Auctions
  • Castle and Grounds open to visitors
  • Wide range of food outlets and beautiful picnic areas
  • Free parking with dedicated disabled and motorcycle areas
  • LittleLandies, Children’s Land Rover rides
  • Live music entertainment and attractions

Dogs on leads are welcome.


9.30am to 4.30pm


In advance: Adult £13 • Child (accompanied  under 16 yrs) FREE

On the day: Adult £15 • Child (accompanied  under 16 yrs) FREE

How to book tickets:

On the day: Tickets are available at the Show field entrances.

In Person: at local Tourist Information Centres


Autumn Colours Weekend Sunday 21st October 2018

Autumn Colours Weekend

Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st October 2018

Reduced price entry to the gardens. Explore acres of impressive gardens beside the lake and witness the spectacular autumn colours all around you. The tea rooms are open for drinks and a light lunch or cream tea and our gift shop is open for a souvenir of your visit.

(A Castle upgrade is available on the day for £4 per person. Children under 16 free.)


Gardens from 10am, Tearoom from 10.30am and Castle & Gift Shop from 11am with last admissions at 4.15pm. Closes 5pm.

How to book tickets:

On the day: at the gate

Sherborne Castle Firework Extravaganza, Saturday 3rd November 2018

Fireworks Extravaganza

Saturday 3rd November 2018


Gates open: 5pm

Bonfire: 7pm

Fireworks: 7.30pm

How to book tickets:

By telephone: 01963 364399