Discover a selection of 201 vacation rentals in Sherborne, GB that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $69 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Sherborne. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Sherborne

The area's monuments and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Sherborne. This welcoming city allures visitors with its bars and coffeehouses. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Sherborne

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Sherborne a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Larmer Tree Gardens (18.9 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Longleat Safari and Adventure Park (20.1 mi / 32.4 km)
  • Center Parcs Longleat Forest (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
  • Abbotsbury Swannery (20.6 mi / 33.1 km)
  • Monkey World Ape Rescue Center (21.7 mi / 35 km)
  • Field of Dreams (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sherborne

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Sherborne. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tintinhull House Garden (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Stourhead Garden (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • RSPB Ham Wall (18.5 mi / 29.7 km)
  • West Bay Harbour (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
  • West Bay Beach (19.7 mi / 31.8 km)
  • Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Sherborne

Fly into Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), the closest airport, located 32 mi (51.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Bristol International Airport (BRS), which is 31.3 mi (50.4 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Sherborne Station, Thornford Station and Yetminster Station are the main stations that serve the city.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Sherborne?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now it wants to go on vacation. It's time to pack your suitcase and head for one of these top vacation rentals in or near Sherborne:

  • Make the most of amenities including cookware, dishware and utensils and a fenced yard at "Cosy Cottage Located On The Isle Of Purbeck". Located around 25 miles from Sherborne, this vacation rental has 2 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • Another top choice is "Luxury Villa For 22 People With Pool", which is around 30 miles from Sherborne. With 10 bedrooms, cookware, dishware and utensils and games, it has everything you need to keep you content and comfortable.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Sherborne vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Sherborne?

Clock off on Friday and then forget about your worries. If you're in the mood for some fun and relaxation, these properties in and around Sherborne promise an amazing weekend getaway:

  • Located 20 miles to the southeast of the center of Sherborne, "Beautiful Barn Conversion In Stunning Setting With Super Fast Fibre Broadband" is a good fit for adventurous types and nature lovers. Get out and explore nearby attractions, such as Abbotsbury Children's Farm and South West Coast Path Section 48 Trailhead. Then, ramp up the fun with some fishing or horse riding.
  • Alternatively, enjoy some downtime at "Small Hamlet, 1 Level, Enclosed Private Garden". Approximately 20 miles southeast of Sherborne, fun activities around here include snorkeling and cycling. More into sightseeing? Find time in your schedule for Oceanarium and Bennetts Water Gardens.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Sherborne?

Studio apartments are a hard act to follow when it comes to location, convenience and character. Check out these studio apartments for rent in or near Sherborne and take in the local vibe:

  • Make "Small Hamlet, 1 Level, Enclosed Private Garden" your home for a week or more. This sought-after vacation rental features amenities including nearby birdwatching activities and a stovetop.
  • Another tempting option is "Beautiful Ground Floor Luxury Apartment". Make use of a living room, a TV and other amenities during your getaway.

When you're ready to step outside your studio apartment and discover the highlights, there's lots to keep you on the go around Sherborne. Interested in cultural attractions? Organize a visit to Tivoli Theatre and Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Sherborne?

Short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Sherborne. Kick back for a night or two in a condo, a resort-style apartment or a spacious house. Whatever type of rental you're chasing, you'll have plenty to select from with Vrbo. These are some of our favorites:

  • "Cosy Log Cabins, Private Spa, In Beautiful Gardens In Ringwood Forest - Authentic Finnish Log Cottages" is close to the heart of Sherborne, which means there are plenty of things to see and do. Tick off unique sights like Athelhampton House and Gardens and Tolpuddle Martyrs Museum when you're not hanging out in your cozy digs.
  • Eat, sleep and discover your surroundings from "Cosy Log Cabins, Private Spa, In Beautiful Gardens In Ringwood Forest - Authentic Finnish Log Cottages", another terrific option. Sculpture by the Lakes and Hardy's Cottage should be on your must-do list when it's time to see the sights.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Sherborne?

Whether spent in a cabin, a cottage or a houseboat, a romantic weekend getaway is a perfect way to add some fire to your relationship. Whisk your special someone off for a couple of relaxing days at one of these escapes in or near Sherborne:

  • Slip away on Friday afternoon for a few passion-filled evenings at "Cosy Cottage Located On The Isle Of Purbeck". Roughly 25 miles from Sherborne, it comes with plenty of nice touches, including a nearby bay and a fireplace.
  • Alternatively, spend your break canoodling and sipping Champagne at "Luxury Villa For 22 People With Pool", around 30 miles from Sherborne. A fireplace and a swimming pool will help ramp up the romance.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Sherborne?

Share your vacation and boost your odds of having fun. Whether you're planning an epic escape with buddies or a big family gathering, there's no shortage of large group vacation rentals in and near Sherborne:

  • You'll have plenty of room to spread out at "Luxury Villa For 22 People With Pool". Around 30 miles east of Sherborne, this generous property has 10 bedrooms sleeping up to 22 guests. Amenities include a swimming pool and a fireplace.
  • "5 Bedroom Accommodation In Glanvilles Wootton" is another terrific option. It's around 4 miles to the southeast of Sherborne, has 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. A fireplace and a garden are just a couple of things designed to make your group getaway more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Sherborne?

A pool is often a must-have when deciding where to spend your vacation, particularly if you're traveling with kids. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Sherborne and fill your days with frolicking and fun:

  • Treat your loved ones to an unforgettable stay at "Stylish Contemporary 5 Bed, 4 Bathrooms House Near Shaftesbury Gated Entry". There's plenty to love about this escape besides its pool, such as a garden and free toiletries.
  • "Beautiful Georgian House In Centre Of Blandford" is the type of place you go to get away from everything and make the most of your surroundings, starting with its inviting pool. Cable/satellite TV services and a fridge are also on hand to make your stay nice and comfy.

Not sure what to pack for your Sherborne break? This popular destination has an oceanic climate. During the summer months, you can expect average temperatures of between 50 ºF and 70 ºF. Browse our selection of Sherborne vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Sherborne?

It's always more fun to share precious moments with the ones you care about the most. Whether you're planning a family catch-up or spending time with your best friends, Vrbo has a large vacation rental to suit your style. Here are two of our best in and around Sherborne:

  • Located around 30 miles to the east of Sherborne, "Luxury Villa For 22 People With Pool" has 10 bedrooms and fits up to 22 guests. It comes with a range of amenities, including a travel crib and pet-friendly facilities.
  • "Cosy Log Cabin With Hot - Tub - Authentic Finnish Log Cottages" also offers the space you need to reconnect with loved ones. This rental is around 30 miles to the east of Sherborne, and accommodates as many as 7 guests in its 4 bedrooms. A balcony and nearby birdwatching activities will help keep everyone content and comfortable.

When it's time to get out and explore, there are loads of family-friendly attractions nearby to keep everyone entertained and happy. Monkey World Ape Rescue Center, Oceanarium and Tower Park should be on your list.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Sherborne?

Vacation with your kiddos in a family cabin rental in or near Sherborne and get ready to make some lovely new memories together. Here are a couple of favorites:

  • "Cabin - 3 Bedroom Accommodation In Okeford Fitzpaine" - This popular place offers a garden and a kitchen and is around 11 miles east of central Sherborne.
  • "Cabin - Really Luxurious New Shepherd's Hut" - This stay is also perfect for families and is around 12 miles south of Sherborne. Offering childrens activities, a fridge and more, it'll get everyone's nod of approval.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Sherborne vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Sherborne?

It's easy to arrange your dream getaway with Vrbo. Whether you decide on a cozy cottage or a chic apartment, you'll find amazing two-bedroom options in or near Sherborne: Here are just a few of our faves:

  • "2 Bedroom Accommodation In Goathill" is a terrific choice for small groups and families. Along with two bedrooms, this relaxing stay offers handy amenities like a kitchen and a fireplace.
  • Another great option is "A Charming Character Cottage With Abbey View". With amenities like a garden and a kitchen, it'll be plain sailing making yourselves at home here. Pick your bed, unpack your suitcases and let the good times roll!