Leweston is situated three miles outside of Sherborne, Dorset surrounded by beautiful countryside in the heart of Hardy’s Wessex.
Sherborne is one of the most stunning towns in the County with an abundance of medieval buildings, nationally famous Abbey, picturesque Almshouse and two Castles. It regularly appears in film and on television and most recently was the location for Far from the Madding Crowd. An ancient market town Sherborne is still home to a thriving farmers market, independent shops and busy community. More information about the town, including places to stay can be found at www.sherbornetown.com
Only half an hour away from Leweston is the Jurassic Coast, England’s first World Heritage Site. The 95 mile coastal stretch between Exmouth in East Devon and Studland Bay in Dorset provides stunning cliff walks and secluded bays with plenty of opportunities for fossil hunting. A fantastic resource for Geography and Biology fieldtrips and well as fun days on the beach www.jurassiccoast.org
The School also has Dorset’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty close by as well as countless museums, galleries, National Trust properties and Natural Reserves. www.visit-dorset.com