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The Shippens

Sherborne, Dorset, England

The Shippens in Sherborne, Dorset, England
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Featuring free WiFi, The Shippens offers accommodation in Sherborne. Weymouth is 39 km from the property. Free private parking is available on site. The accommodation is fitted with a seating and dining area.


Nearby towns & villages..

Sherborne, Dorset.

Sherborne (111 Pictures)

(3.1 miles, 4.9 km, direction E)

The softly glowing Ham stone of which most of the town properties are built, lends warmth and atmosphere to what is already a unique and attractive place...

Poyntington, Dorset

Poyntington (2 Pictures)

(4.2 miles, 6.7 km, direction NE)

This is a delightful small village situated in the picturesque Blackmore Vale where the Dorset and Somerset boundary meets...

Thatched cottage

Melbury Osmond (2 Pictures)

(5.9 miles, 9.4 km, direction S)

A long, winding lane, flanked by grassy banks covered in fern and wild flowers, leads to the picture postcard village of Melbury Osmond..

A picture of Martock

Martock (14 Pictures)

(8.0 miles, 12.9 km, direction W)

The interior of Martock's Ham-stone church is perhaps the grandest in all Somerset, the startling effect of the golden stone against the most lavishly decorated of the county's great tie-beam roofs is simply overwhelming...

Minterne Magna

Minterne Magna (22 Pictures)

(9.0 miles, 14.5 km, direction SE)

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Cerne Abbas, Dorset.

Cerne Abbas (68 Pictures)

(11.0 miles, 17.7 km, direction SE)

Famous for its huge chalk 'rude' giant, Cerne Abbas is a lovely ancient village in Dorset...

The Syling Valley, Dorset.

Sydling St Nicholas (22 Pictures)

(11.4 miles, 18.3 km, direction S)

This is a particularly scenic village lying deep in a chalk-stream valley between open downs. Every approach to it is beautiful, whether crossing the hills from Cerne Abbas or Maiden Newton, or coming up the waters of the River Cerne between meadows flooded with spring lambs and ponies...

Nearby attractions..

Exterior of Sherbourne Abbey

Sherborne Abbey (7 Pictures)

(3.5 miles, 5.7 km, direction E)

Without doubt this magnificent Abbey built centuries ago of creamy Ham stone ranks amongst the finest Abbey churches anywhere in.....

Sherborne Castle Grounds

Sherborne Castle (80 Pictures)

(3.5 miles, 5.7 km, direction E)

Many fascinating tales remain from the time when Sherborne Castle was lived in by Sir Walter Raleigh, a favourite of Elizabeth I......

Fleet Air Arm Museum, Somerset

Fleet Air Arm Museum (3 Pictures)

(5.0 miles, 8.1 km, direction NW)

The Fleet Air Arm Museum houses Europe's largest Naval aviation collection. Go on-board Concorde and be transported by a.....

Montacute House June 2009

Montacute House (68 Pictures)

(5.6 miles, 9.0 km, direction W)

This is one of the most glittering of all the great Elizabethan mansions in England. It is built of glowing honey-coloured Ham.....

Lytes Cary Manor, June 2009

Lytes Cary Manor (42 Pictures)

(7.1 miles, 11.3 km, direction NW)

Intimate manor house with Arts & Crafts-style garden. Tudor great hall and 14th-century chapel, this was home to medieval.....

Cerne Giant in Cerne Abbas, Dorset.

The Cerne Giant (2 Pictures)

(10.6 miles, 17.1 km, direction SE)

This magnificent figure cut into the turf of a chalk hillside is best viewed from the north of the village. He is known as "The.....

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