Finding Sherborne Castle

Sherborne Castle is located in the north of west Dorset – on the edge of the medieval town of Sherborne.

Sherborne boasts two castles – the New, and the ruins of the Old; despite having over 400 years of history, we (Sherborne Castle) are the ‘New’ Castle. B3145, 3/4 mile from the town centre.

Sherborne Castle, New Road, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 5NR Tel. 01935 812072

By Road:

From The North: Leave the M5 at Junction 25 and follow signs for Yeovil and then Sherborne.
From The East: Via the A303 signposted Sherborne (via Wincanton) or A30.
From The West: Via the A30 from Exeter and Honiton and follow signs to Yeovil then Sherborne.
From the South: Via Blandford or Dorchester (A352).

IMPORTANT – PLEASE NOTE: There is only one entrance gate into Sherborne Castle. This is on New Road, Sherborne (B3145) – adjacent to Castle Gardens garden centre. Other routes shown by in-car SatNav or Google mapping systems etc, are physically NOT possible.

By Rail:

London Waterloo to Exeter St. Davids services call at Sherborne (approx 2 hours 15 minutes from London).
The Castle is a 10 minute walk from Sherborne Station, and a local taxi firm can be found just outside the station.

Click here to visit South West Trains for time table and fare information

By Bus:

Regional bus services to Sherborne from other regional towns can be found by contacting traveline – the public transport information service.

Click here to visit Traveline South West to plan your route