Join Cindy on Sunday 11th February 2018 for a gentle walk around the lesser visited Castleton area of Sherborne to hear more about Sherborne & Castleton’s History and more about her man Sir Walter Ralegh, starting outside Castleton Church at 2pm. Continue reading Raleigh Rambles – February Special Guided Walk
Join me on Monday 1st January for a stroll through History to help burn off all those festive indulgences. You’ve spent the last week feeding your body, now come and feed your mind with Sherborne’s glorious past. Make it your New Year’s resolution to learn more about this beautiful town. This year I’ll be taking you North of … Continue reading New Year’s Day Walk 2018! – North of the Abbey
Every town has its notable quirks and features that it has accumulated over its lifetime; but not everyone knows the history that you can’t see anymore. This week’s post remembers the 228th American Hospital at Haydon Park just outside the town. Well, Remembrance Sunday is rapidly approaching. The 11th of November. The 11th Day of the … Continue reading Remembering the 228th American Hospital at Haydon
Every town has its notable quirks and features that it has accumulated over its lifetime; this week’s post highlights the quirky street furniture we have in Sherborne. I think that ‘Street Furniture’ is important and most interesting, and I find it a lot of fun searching for these items. Each one demonstrates bits of Sherborne’s … Continue reading Sherborne In Detail: Quirky Street Furniture!
Every town has its notable quirks and features that it has accumulated over its lifetime; but not everyone knows the history that you can’t see anymore. This week’s post highlights the Bridewell of Sherborne that is, thankfully, long gone. Bridewell is an old 16th Century name meaning a prison or reform school. More commonly known … Continue reading Sherborne In Detail: The Old Bridewell
Join Cindy on Bank Monday, 28th August, to take in the history at the Southern end of Sherborne. So you’ve been astonished by the Abbey, you’ve been charmed by Cheap Street, but how much do you know about what’s South of the Abbey environs? Cindy’s here to take you on a gentle stroll through the History you’ve missed. Find … Continue reading Special August Bank Holiday Walk: Explore Southern Sherborne Beyond The Abbey Limits
Slightly less booze than a pub crawl, but so much more History! This isn’t an invite to a pilgrimage, it’s a journey around some of the architectural beauties that religion has inspired locally. Architecture is the only art form we can walk into, out of, around and climb over. ~David Durrant July 21st – 30th is … Continue reading It’s #ChurchTourismWeek !! Time for a Church Crawl!