Here you will find tales of the town and interesting articles of Sherborne and surrounding areas.
Sherborne’s BombingIn 1940, Britain was at war against Nazi Germany. On 30 September 1940 at about 4.30 p.m. the residents of Sherborne got a shock. As local historian Gerald Pitman wrote “some 300 bombs, about 60 tons, were dropped in under 5 minutes.”Sherborne had...
Sherborne’s Fire MarksA few weeks ago I listened with interest to the Sherborne Podcast on Sherborne Fire Station. I was reminded that keeping your eyes up as you walk around the streets of central Sherborne can reveal unexpected objects. These range from detailed...
Click Here to view your quiz. Enjoy
Answer to the April challenge to find the fire marks around the town centre. Picture 1. Little Knapp, 41 Acreman Street (E wall); Picture 2. SS Johns’ Almshouse (S wall) Picture 3. Church House, Half Moon Street (S wall)
Have you ever wondered what's under your feet? How old is it? What's it made of? Many people walk through the countryside but do not always appreciate the value of where they are. This talk will help you understand the beautiful landscape around Sherborne. Sunday 8th...
Call: 07989 453966
I bought a private walking tour as a Christmas present for my family, wanting something we could do together (covid safe), enjoy even with our different tastes and learn something... read more
Fantastic informative walk by our extremely knowledgable guide Paul, on the day before the 80th anniversary of the bombing of Sherborne. Not only were we able to appreciate the beauty... read more
Wow. What a performance! Cindy is clearly in love with Sir Walter Raleigh! She gave a two hour declaration of his character and life in Sherborne in the beginning of... read more
A very informative walking tour of the Town by very knowledgable Guides.
As a relatively new Resident (3 Years), it was a great way to have a snapshot of... read 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... read 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... read more
Our visit around Sherborne with our tour guide Cindy was delightful. She is very knowledgable about Sherborne’s history, as well as the unseen secrets. I felt we could have gone... read more
Cindy gave us a fascinating and informative tour round the town. Having lived in the town for so long, she has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the history of the area.... read more