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We may be in the country but there's plenty to do here...........

If you can find time to leave the comfort of the Grange and all the things it has to offer you'll find plenty of entertainment within easy driving distance. There's so much to offer for the curious.

Dip into one of the following:

www.sherbornewalks.co.uk   Why not explore the beautiful, mediaeval town of Sherborne with is stunning abbey  (housing the heaviest peal of eight bells in the world,  glorious fan vaulted ceiling, and the last resting place of two Saxon kings, Aethelbald and Ethelbert),  Sherborne Old Castle (home to Sir Walter Raleigh), and picturesque Cheap Street with its wide range of shops?  Take a  Sherborne Town Walk  10:30am, Tuesdays & Thursdays from Sherborne TIC, Digby Rd. 1½-2 hrs gentle stroll with Blue Badge Guide Cindy through this historic town. A thousand years of history for only  £5.              Tel 01935 815341 

15th April    Sherborne Steam & Waterwheel Centre Open Day Oborne Road, Sherborne, DT9 3RX. 11:30am-3:30pm. An extensive collection of Victorian engineering, inc. the massive, 26 ft waterwheel. Entry by donation. 01935 816324 www.sswc.co.uk
19th - 20th April   Auction of Chinese and other Asian Silver, Ceramics and Works of Art The Long Street Salerooms, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3BS. Catalogue and further details online. Tel. 01935 812277  http://www.charterhouse-auction.com

20th April   Jason Donovan at the Octogan Theatre, Yeovil. Tel.01935 422884

21st April   Fleamarket Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 10am-4pm. 1000s of collectables, antiques and crafts. An old fashioned fair for everyone. Free entry. Tel. 01749 677049  www.westcountrycraftfairs.co.uk

22nd April    Wincanton Triathlon – open to athletes  of all levels http://www.wincantontri.com/events/wincanton-tri/

22nd April  Family day at Wincanton Racecourse  http://wincanton.thejockeyclub.co.uk

28th April    Vintage Market Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 9am-3:30pm. 30+ sellers of quality vintage.Tel. 07809 387594 

28th April    Crystal & Tibetan Singing Bowls Village Hall, Oborne, nr. Sherborne, DT9 4LA. 2pm-4pm. Pre book: Tel.01935  389655  

4th – 8th May   Sherborne Abbey Festival – wonderful music festival http://www.sherborneabbeyfestival.org/

24 Mar 2018 - 24 Jun 2018
Reflections On Nature at Glastonbury Abbey
Art inspired by the Gardens and Grounds