Frequent trains depart from London's Waterloo Station through the day. The trip takes 2 hours. For information, call tel. 0845/748-4950 or visit www.nationalrail.co.uk.
One National Express coach departs daily from London's Victoria Coach Station. Call tel. 0871/781-81-81, or visit www.nationalexpress.com for information and schedules.
If you're driving, take the M3 west from London, continuing southwest on the A303 and the B3145.
The Tourist Information Centre, on Digby Road (tel. 01935/815341; www.sherbornetown.co.uk), is open April to October Monday to Saturday 9am to 5pm, and November to March Monday to Saturday 10am to 3pm.