Welcome to Sherborne Walks

Join our local Blue Badge Tourist Guides to experience a variety of guided walking tours based in the beautiful market town of Sherborne and beyond.

Experienced Blue Badge Tourist Guides

As official Blue Badge Guides, we offer high quality guides and talks, run by experienced local tour guides Paul and Julia. We wear a Blue Badge, issued by the Institute of Tourist Guiding, to indicate our professionalism and are recognised by local tourist bodies throughout the UK, including Visit England and Visit Dorset.

Our Upcoming Walks

February 2024

Sherborne Walks are pleased to be filling out our events calendar for 2024, and we have more in the pipeline too! Please check back for upcoming events.

As local guides we can add extra depth and enjoyment as you explore the town – it can make a big difference!

In two hours, we can unlock 1300 years of history of one of the most beautiful towns in Dorset, help you meet local characters and take you on a walking tour back through time.

After your walk you can spend time visiting Sherborne Castle and The Old Castle; the stunning Sherborne Abbey, Sherborne Museum, explore the independent shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants. Visit Discover Sherborne for more ideas.

We are experienced high-quality Blue Badge Guides who are the official tourist guides of the United Kingdom. We wear a Blue Badge to indicate our professionalism and are recognised by local tourist bodies throughout the UK, including Visit England and Visit Dorset.

We endeavour to make Sherborne accessible to everyone in order to help you enjoy your visit. 

We believe the personal touch is what will make your visit special.

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Highly Rated on Trip Advisor

  • star rating  Sherborne is so full of history. Paul brought it all to life. Sherborne Walks is a must do in Sherborne. My son and I thoroughly loved it.

    avatar thumb Eileen S
    27 September 2023
  • star rating  Paul, our guide, was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic.
    He had plenty of visual aids to support the historical facts he shared with us.
    You could ask questions at any... read more

    Dorsetgirl2014
    30 July 2023
  • star rating  Great tour in Cornwall - Paul Birbeck was our guide for an HF Holidays Discovery Tour in Cornwall, based out of St. Ives. My group spent 5 days with him doing a little bit of... read more

    candyschwartz
    25 July 2023
  • star rating  Top Notch! - What a superb experience it was to be guided by Paul of Sherborne Walks through the stunning landscapes of Cornwall. We toured through many parts of Cornwall both inland and... read more

    Stephanie M
    30 May 2023
  • star rating  Hometown tourists! - We thought it would be fun to be tourists in our own town and send our staff on a tour of Sherborne. We were in two groups and were each... read more

    Jenny F
    25 April 2023
  • star rating  This was a visit toThe Shell House in Sherborne but it was so much more. Although I have lived in the town for over 30 years I had not heard... read more

    Elizabeth S
    11 April 2023
  • star rating  Thank you for a superb walk. It was so interesting and informative. I have lived in the village for 15 years (just a newcomer!) and have been on walking tours... read more

    paulbT4205BQ
    18 April 2022
  • star rating  Our guide was excellent --- informative and a pleasure to walk with. We knew nothing about Sherborne and he revealed what a wonderful town it was.

    Nlhki
    26 October 2021
  • star rating  A very interesting morning learning and seeing so much about the Sherborne Bombing. I thoroughly enjoyed the walk and look forward to taking part in other walks.

    suepC4537PQ
    20 October 2021
  • star rating  Our guide was excellent --- informative and a pleasure to walk with. We knew nothing about Sherborne and he revealed what a wonderful tow

    Nlhiestand
    1 October 2021