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.
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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.
Answers to the Lock-down Quiz. This family quiz was designed to help local residents look at, appreciate and understand some of the village’s interesting history. Question No. Answer 1 1893. Clock set in a buttressed tower set in front of the pub car park. 1937 light...
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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)
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A great way to learn about the history and architecture of Sherborne and to discover otherwise hidden delights. Julia is a fantastic recent addition to the team, able to place... read more
Sherborne is full of architecture from the Middle Ages, Tudor, Stewards, Georgian, Queen Victoria, and all brought to life by Paul the guide whose knowledge is brilliant. Even those of... read more
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