Sandwich Local History Society: Take a Town Tour

Taking a tour is a great way to discover the town's hidden gems and get the most out of your visit.

Sandwich Town tours

Bookings and for more details to arrange a tour please contact: Mike Elmes - 07773 335 612 email: sandwichlocalhistorysociety@gmail.com

Make the most out of your visit.

Walk in the footsteps of Thomas Becket, discover where the first elephant landed in England, archers trained for Agincourt, Kings and Queens embarked for France, the stories behind the medieval walls … a guided tour by Sandwich Local History Society volunteer is a great way to explore the sights and appreciate the more than 1000 years of Sandwich's rich history.

Parking is available in The Guildhall Car Park see our Find Us webpage

Sandwich History Tours

Booking a tour - see poster above

A guided tour can take around two hours and costs £2 per person, with a minimum charge of £12
Bookings and for more details to arrange a tour please contact:
Mike Elmes - 07773 335 612
email: sandwichlocalhistorysociety@gmail.com

Sandwich History Tours
Sandwich History Tours
Sandwich History Tours

Click the photographs below for a "Taster Tour"

  • The Sandwich Coat of Arms
  • Sandwich Guildhall
  • A tour of Sandwich for the Sandwich Princesses
  • Richborough House, Bowling Street
  • A doorway in Vicarage Lane.
  • The Old Drum, Church Street St Mary’s
  • The Old Drum, Church Street St Mary’s.
  • The Norman church of St Mary's,
  • The 1592 dragon beam satyr
  • The King's Lodging
  • Among the best surviving medieval merchants houses in England
  • The Chanters House and Sandwich Weavers, Strand Street
  • The Chanters House and Sandwich Weavers, Strand Street
  • The Barbican,
  • The Toll Bridge charges
  • The Toll Bridge charges
  • The Crispin Inn and the Admiral Owen Inn
  • The Quay, Sandwich
  • The Fishergate, Sandwich Quay
  • Sandwich's parish church, St Clement's
  • St Bartholomew’s Hospital, founded in 1190
  • St Peter’s Church, Market Street