Out and About in Sherborne, Dorset

Thorn Bank is one of only a handful of bed and breakfasts in Sherborne town centre. Sherborne is a picturesque historic market town with a superb abbey (only two minutes walk away), world famous schools and two castles.

Countryside & Coast


Surrounded by countryside our B&B in Sherborne is under 30 miles from the World Heritage listed “Jurassic Coast” famous for it’s fossils and great for walking, water sports, fishing or simply relaxing on glorious sandy beaches.

Just let us know what you’d like to see or do and we’ll help you organise it.

Cycling Holiday in Dorset

If you are planning a cycling holiday in Dorset we are ideally located for exploring the Dorset countryside and coast.

Restaurants in Sherborne

Within easy walking distance Sherborne offers guests a wide range of cuisines. The Green at the top of the town is well known throughout the area for very high quality international food and service. Paprika and the Rajput both provide excellent Indian food at reasonable prices while the Eastbury Hotel restaurant offers an excellent wide menu. Pub food is also available and the Abbey Friar serves the best fish and chips in Dorset!

Getting Here

Please see our page on Location and Directions and Parking…

Local Attractions

Visiting Sherborne Schools?

skoolSherborne is home to these independent schools listed below so if you need bed and breakfast accommodation whilst visiting sherborne please telephone us on 01935 813795

Sherborne Tourist Information

More information about Sherborne and Dorset is available from the Tourist Information Centre – Located opposite the Abbey in Digby Road. Open all year round 0900-1700 Monday – Saturday April-Nov. 1000-1500 Mon-Sat Nov-March.

See also the Sherborne Town website…

Please note we are not taking bookings until further notice