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.

‘Under the Moon’ works programme. 5th-7th July

Make the most of your visit to Sherborne. Join our ‘Under the Moon’ town walks schedule bringing 1300 years of history to life with a 2 hour stroll around the town. Enjoy evening views of the town from the surrounding area. Three routes to experience: Route A –...

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Spring Railway 2019

Enjoy a Blue Badge guided walk of Sherborne focusing on the impact of the railway when it came to town. Spring Bank Holiday Monday 27th May2.00 p.m. from Sherborne Tourist Information Centre.Cost £8 per person. No booking required. 

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Take a stroll through time with Blue Badge Guide Cindy.

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...

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  •   Cindy conducted a very interesting tour around Sherborne. My aunt and I went on a tour on Tuesday morning.

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    9/20/2018
  •   This was a Hidden Tour of Sherborne on Bank Holiday with Cindy. She was full of knowledge and had fantastic stories to share. This was a fun and informative experience. Excellent value for money. It's worth doing if you're a local or visitor.

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    8/27/2018
  •   Have just this weekend enjoyed the most unique, informative and enjoyable guided walk around Sherborne with Cindy Chant. I do not think I have remained so enthused throughout a nearly 3 hour walk around a town before, despite rather inclement weather. Cindy is full of...More

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    9/23/2018
  •   What better guide than Cindy to tell you all about this fantastic town. Her enthusiasm and local knowledge know no bounds! If you thought history was boring, think again! This is such an interesting tour packed with anecdotes and humour.

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    1/02/2019
  •   Captivating, informative, amusing, full of local anecdotes and fascinating trivia from over the years of this ancient town. Thanks, Cindy, we loved it and will do it again next year!

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    4/02/2019
  •   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

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    8/28/2018
  •   We (as members of Wimborne NWR) enjoyed a really enjoyable guided walk round Sherborne. Our leader, Cindy Chant, was very knowledgeable and entertaining. More importantly, she made our walk come to life so we learnt a lot about the past and present history of this...More

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    8/23/2018
  •   A very interesting and entertaining 2 hour walk in Sherborne led by our guide, Cindy. I would highly recommend.

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    1/01/2019
  •   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

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    8/29/2018
  •   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

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    8/27/2018