Walking and exploring the Sherborne Park Estate
There are several walking routes on the estate that you can enjoy and spot some of the wildlife.
Please note: currently there is no access to Sabrina Way bridleway with no access for horse riders or cyclists. Walkers will be able to access as far as the fisherman's car park and then follow a diversion.
The Sherborne estate is home to a wide array of wildlife especially raptors and farmland birds which are declining in numbers elsewhere. You might want to bring your binoculars to spot them.
There are three way-marked walking routes to choose from, between thirty minutes and 2.5 hours. The family walk and short woodland stroll are linked below, and maps are available from the car park at Ewe Pen Barn.
Sherborne is a small and scenic village, including the Village Shop & Tea Room (not National Trust). The family walk will take you through the village past the shop, as well as through woodland and parkland.
From the Watermeadows car park there are a series paths to explore, this area has a lot of wildlife including kingfishers and you may spot signs of an otter visiting.
This summer we'll be starting work to improve access on the estate, including improving paths and way marking.
Our rangers regularly lead walks on the Estate, highlighting the wildlife that you can see, and the history of the Estate. The walks lead you through areas that aren't usually seen,
Where to park
Parking is at Ewe Pen Barn (postcode GL54 3DT) or the Watermeadows car park at Northfield Barn, GL54 3DN.