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Sherborne's own Blue Badge guide, Cindy Chant, takes you for a gentle stroll around this historic market town. The walk commences at the Tourist Information Centre on Digby Road: taking in the outside of the Abbey, the School, the Yeatman Hospital...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Digby Road | Tourist Information Centre, Sherborne DT9 3NL, England
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

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 3 hour walk around a town before, despite rather inclement weather. Cindy is full of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

Cindy conducted a very interesting tour around Sherborne. My aunt and I went on a tour on Tuesday morning.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Robert B
Reviewed 29 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DaveMilnes
Reviewed 28 August 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Burchell I
Reviewed 27 August 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. A fascinating tour 'Off the Beaten Track' giving access to hidden and forbidden parts of Sherborne...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

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. Excellent value for money. It's worth doing if you're a local or visitor.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 23 August 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank inge g
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Full of fascinating detail about the history, buildings and people in Sherborne to make it a precious jewel in Dorset.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pat B
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Cindy brought the history of Sherborne alive during this fascinating walking tour. Highly knowledgeable, she spoke about the people and events that have shaped the town down through the centuries, and presented it all in a very engaging and entertaining way.

Date of experience: August 2018
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