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 Winter Specials do happen, so do pop back for the latest updates!)

2019 Walks start Tuesday 23rd April until Thursday 26th September.

This year (2019) Cindy is operating the same route twice a week to a show off as much of this ancient town’s diverse and beautiful architecture to as many people as possible.

Walks are on Tuesdays & Thursdays and start at the Tourist Information Centre, Digby Road, at 10:30am, and feature the core of the town where Cindy will take you to explore The Abbey Green, Almshouse, the Conduit, Bow Arch and more.

Winter walks can be arranged upon request.

These delights take at least 1½hours to enjoy, but with Cindy’s enthusiasm and extensive knowledge of the town the extent of your walk is limited only by your interest.

There’s no need to book, and walks happen whatever the weather, but if you’d like to ask Cindy anything in particular or make a private booking for a tour, do contact her:

cindyatsherbornewalks@gmail.com

 

 

 

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  •   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!

    thumb Jane W
    4/02/2019
  •   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

    thumb DaveMilnes
    8/29/2018
  •   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
  •   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

    thumb Burchell I
    8/28/2018
  •   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 all day and she would not run out of interesting things to tell us. We highly recommend spending a few hours with Cindy and Sherborne.

    Brenda S
    8/07/2019
  •   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 entertaining. Cindy's tips and suggestions were extremely helpful and gave us lots of ideas of what else we could do in Sherborne and the local area.
    We highly recommend this tour.

    Linda R
    8/12/2019
  •   Guide Cindy Chant took four of us round a very small area of Sherborne this morning. We spent two and a half hours with her because there was such a lot for Cindy to tell us. She explained the significance of the ostrich sign on...More

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    5/25/2019
  •   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
  •   Cindy is a very informative, interesting and entertaining guide. We spent a delightful couple of hours with her today and enjoyed every moment. We learnt so much about Sherborne and it's history. A real joy!

    Pat B
    6/27/2019
  •   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. Many thanks, Cindy!

    frmichaeluk
    7/03/2019