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.
Our walking tours of historic Sherborne are led by expert guides who aim to be informative and entertaining. We promote hidden corners and colourful stories which you won’t find in the guidebooks!
We can tailor your walk to suit your particular need, whether it be historical, architectural, literary or general. There’s something for everyone.
Our delightful walking tours take at least 2 hours to enjoy. With the guides enthusiasm and extensive knowledge, the extent of the walk is limited only by your interest or the time you have available, from a few hours to a whole day!
Here Are Some of Our Walks
An introduction to Sherborne Explore a thousand years of History.
During the High Season [April – September] on Tuesdays and Thursdays these walks start at the Tourist Information Centre, Digby Road, at 10.30 a.m. and feature the core of the town where you explore The Abbey Green, Almshouse, the Conduit Arch and more.
£8 per person. Children under 10 free.
No need to book and walks happen whatever the weather
A programme of themed walks operates throughout the year. These include: Romantic Sherborne, Jurassic Sherborne, Infectious Sherborne, Made in Sherborne, Blooming Beautiful Sherborne and many more.
These often coincide with other arts, social, cultural events happening in the town.
Visits to other places.
It’s a great way to get to know this beautiful part of the world.
Paul can provide a live commentary to enhance your coach tour of the area. During your stay in the
Contact Paul if you wish to discuss an itinerary.
Not content with giving visitors to beautiful historic Sherborne a guided tour when they get here, Cindy can also bring the tour to you!
With her immense knowledge and the aid of slides, paper handouts, and immeasurable enthusiasm, Cindy has brought the sights and History of Sherborne to many who’ve never even set foot in the town.
Cindy gives talks to local societies and groups on request.
If your local group be interested contact Cindy to discuss how she can bring Sherborne to you!
Call: 07989 453966
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
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
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
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
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
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