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.

Sherborne Walks are restarting their guided walking tours on 1 August with a maximum of 5 tickets available per tour.

July 2020

August

Safety measures adhere to advice from the ‘Covid-19 Guidance for Tour Guiding’ and include:

  • Select a date and tour from our website.
  • Pre-booked ticketsonly – tours will consist of a maximum of 5 people plus one tour guide.
  • Book online at sherbornewalks.co.uk , telephone 07989 453966 or e-mail paul@sherbornewalks.co.uk providing a name and contact detail (telephone no. or e-mail)
  • Payment Although taking cash is an option, we would like to encourage payment by card machine or contactless.
  • During the tour, clients will be requested to:
    • Maintain social distancingbetween people from different households
    • wear a face mask and bring hand sanitiser
    • Follow the risk assessed route
    • Enhance your experience using your mobile device & earphones

Tours are suitable for all ages and are fully accessible.

If you do not feel well, stay home. We will happily rearrange your booking.

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.

Discover Jurassic Sherborne “Beyond the Seen”

Discover Jurassic Sherborne “Beyond the Seen”

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...

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Winter Warmers programme. 2019-20

Winter Warmers programme. 2019-20

Winter Warmers 2019   Enjoy one of our popular one hour slide presentation sheltered from the winter weather. Ideal for an afternoon or evening gathering.    Our creditationsContact Us Call: 07989 453966 Email: info@sherbornewalks.co.uk [wptripadvisor_usetemplate...

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Take a stroll through time with Blue Badge Guide Cindy.

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 Friday, April-September, for a guided walk through time. A thousand years of history for only £10! (Group rates available) (Though additional Bank Holiday...

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  •   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... read more

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    9/23/2018
  •   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.... read more

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    8/27/2018
  •   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... read more

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    8/23/2018
  •   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

    Anton_Antonson
    2/20/2020
  •   Cindy conducted a very interesting tour around Sherborne. My aunt and I went on a tour on Tuesday morning.

    avatar thumb Robert B
    9/20/2018
  •   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

    frmichaeluk
    7/03/2019
  •   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

    Brenda S
    8/07/2019
  •   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.... read more

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    8/27/2018
  •   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... read more

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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