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Cheap Hotels in Sherborne

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Oborne
1.6 Miles from the centre
per night from £98
(price for Tue, 17 Dec)

Bakehouse B&B Hotel

1 Acreman Street, Dorset
0.2 Miles from the centre
per night from £55
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Stoneleigh Barn Bed and Breakfast Hotel

Stonleigh Barn, North Wootton
per night from £75
(price for Tue, 10 Dec)

The Britannia Inn Hotel

Westbury
0.2 Miles from the centre
per night from £85
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The Rose & Crown Hotel

Trent
per night from £90
(price for Tue, 17 Dec)

Munden House Hotel

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77 reviews by TrustYou
Mundens Lane, Alweston
2.2 Miles from the centre
per night from £95
(price for Tue, 17 Dec)

The Eastbury Hotel

90
301 reviews by TrustYou
Long Street
per night from £195
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Hotels in Sherborne

Set in a beautiful market town on the River Yeo in northwest Dorset, Sherborne hotels are in the midst of manors, castles, abbeys and almshouses, as well as shops, cafés and pubs.

Sherborne Abbey

Sherborne was the capital of Wessex, one of the seven Saxon kingdoms of England. The Saxon leaders King Ethelbert and King Ethelbald are both buried in Sherborne Abbey. One of the most breathtaking buildings in the county of Dorset, the abbey attracts visitors from all over the country. The site of the abbey originally held a Saxon cathedral and several Saxon features remain in the current Norman-style church. In addition to the tombs of King Ethelbert and King Ethelbald the church holds the tomb of Sir John Horsey and a memorial to John Digby, 3rd Earl of Bristol.

In addition to the abbey, Sherborne has a number of other well-preserved medieval structures, including the almshouses of John the Baptist and John the Evangelist as well as The Conduit in the centre of the town. For a fine example of later architecture, Sherborne House is grand 18th-century manor house designed by the famed British architect, Benjamin Bastard.

Castles

Sherborne is also home to two castles. Sherborne Old Castle dates from the 12th century and was ruined following two sieges during the Civil War. It currently occupies a position in the ground of the newer Sherborne Castle, built in 1594 by Sir Walter Raleigh. The castle grounds are ideal for both family picnics and romantic strolls through the ruins, while the interior of the castle features over 400 years of art and furniture and makes for a fascinating few hours.

For a comprehensive view of Sherborne's rich history head to Sherborne Museum, housed beside the old town wall on Church Lane in a former Benedictine monastery. The museum includes fossils, medieval wall paintings, Gothic manuscripts and photographs of early 20th-century life in the town.

Further afield

Within easy driving distance of Sherborne is Glastonbury Abbey, the fabled birthplace of King Arthur. The town of Yeovil is also near to Sherborne, where you'll find a range of independent shops and cafés. Drive south and you'll soon come to Dorchester before reaching Weymouth and the Purbeck Heritage Coast.

Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Sherborne

Which hotels are the most popular ones to stay at in Sherborne?

The Grange at Oborne is one of the most popular hotels in Sherborne.

What is the cheapest price for a hotel in Sherborne?

The cheapest price for a double room in Sherborne is £98, offered by The Grange at Oborne.

What are the best hotels in Sherborne near the center?

One of the best hotels near the center of Sherborne is The Grange at Oborne.

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