Welcome to Sherborne Walks
Join our local Blue Badge Tour Guides to experience a variety of guided walking tours based in the beautiful market town of Sherborne and beyond.
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 make Sherborne accessible to all and help you enjoy your visit by providing guided walks, ideas of what else to do and where to visit.
We believe the personal touch is what will make your visit special.
Fancy a leisurely afternoon stroll to learn more about the Newland area of Sherborne? The walk will last about 2 hours. You will walk around the fascinating village looking at the many houses, ancient and modern; learn about the Chapel of St Swithin's and how people...read more
As part of Dorset Architecture Week, come and explore something old ... something new and discover some interesting facts about some of Sherborne's many buildings.Sunday 15th September2.30 p.m. from Sherborne Tourist Information Centre.Cost £8 per person. No booking...read more
A one off opportunity to take a guided morning wander around the village and discover some interesting facts about the building, famous people and the unusual village history Start time: 10.30 a.m. Meet outside the White Hart pub, Yetminster. The 2 mile walk will last...read more
Take a stroll through time with Blue Badge Guide, Cindy. Join Sherborne’s Blue Badge Guide Cindy Chant every Tuesday & Thursday, April-September, for a guided walk through time. A thousand years of history for only £8! (Though additional Bank Holiday Walks and...read more
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We we we we have just done another interesting 2.5 hr walking tour of Sherborne with Cindy. This time we did parts of Sherborne never seen before. Fascinating, interesting and fun. By chance we were able to visit historical parts of the boys school. This...More
Guide Cindy Chant took four of us round a very small area of Sherborne this morning. We spent two and a half hours with her because there was such a lot for Cindy to tell us. She explained the significance of the ostrich sign on...More
A Bank Holiday guided walk off the beaten track around Sherborne, with the added bonus of a sneak peek inside Sherborne School. Cindy is so knowledgeable and conveys a rare enthusiasm which makes the walks so enjoyable - a mix of history and her own...More
It is well worth going on this fascinating walking tour. Cindy our guide has so much knowledge on the history of Sherborne. She is passionate about her subject and very entertaining. Cindy's tips and suggestions were extremely helpful and gave us lots of ideas of what else we could do in Sherborne and the local area.
We highly recommend this tour.
My recent guided walk through time in Sherborne town centre was a delightful experience. Cindy’s enthusiasm makes it agreeable and interesting. She spared no effort to explain important facts about great figures of English History related to the origins of Sherborne. And to top all...More
We had a personalised tour with Cindy as there were no other takers on that morning! Very glad we did as Cindy was wonderful. Very informative and made the town tour so much fun whilst imparting the benefit of her vast knowledge of the town. Everyone seemed to know her!!
She pointed our many things of interest and gave us tips on where to go and what to look for. She gave us a really good historical background to all the places we went to or passed by. She also recommended other things to do, including going to a little village called Trent, a few miles NW of Sherborne which has a very interesting church and a great pub!
Don't expect a tour of the Abbey as, to quote her, "they're a bit snotty" about tour guides as they have their own Abbey tour!
After 3 hours, we only completed Part 1 of her tour (there are 2 more!)
Very much recommended and brought the town to life.
She can be contacted direct if you want a personal tour (£8/pp) on email@example.com More
We had the most delightful walk with Cindy showing us all the hidden pathways in Sherborne with a few extra snippets of information on the way. A truly delightful tour guide who is very frank and says just what she thinks.....very refreshing!! If there is...More
Cindy should be put forward for a Local Guide of the Year Award. Informative, amusing, occasionally risqué and utterly captivating if you can keep up with her boundless energy. A fascinating tour 'Off the Beaten Track' giving access to hidden and forbidden parts of Sherborne...More