Taking a tour is a great way to discover the town's hidden gems and get the most out of your visit.
Let our local guides inform and entertain you as they personally conduct you around the narrow twisting streets of our medieval town, one of the original Cinque Ports.
Whether you are organising a trip for schools, societies or groups, or if you are a family on holiday, our tours are a great way to see the sights and appreciate some of Sandwich's history.
Tours can take around two hours and cost £2 per person, with a minimum charge of £12.
Bookings and more details please contact:
Jacqui Linning - 01304 614866
or Through the Tourist Information Office at The Guildhall, Sandwich 01304 613565
Dr Mike Vaile, Studio Cottage, Twitham Court Farm, Staple Road, Wingham;
Tel 01227 722324
If you have a question about the town of Sandwich, the History Society can draw on their knowledge & extensive records in the Sandwich Archives - or they can point you in the right direction for your research.
Not only do the Sandwich History Society have a wealth of knowledge, they also provide conducted Historical Tours of the town, publish books on the History of Sandwich and hold events and talks throughout the year.
The Sandwich Local History Society website
2017 /18 Lectures in The Guildhall, Sandwich
Thursday 14th September 2017 at 7:30pm
Brian Flood - Early Aviation in Kent - This will be a joint meeting with the Sandwich Library Guild - Bar drinks will be available from 7:00pm
Thursday 12th October 2017 at 7:30pm
Jill Eddison - Medieval Pirates.
Thursday 16th November 2017 at 7:30pm
Peter Ewart - Life in a Victorian Workhouse
Thursday 18th January 2018 at 7:30pm
Annual General General Meeting - Followed by Nick Woodland on History all around us: Sandwich's Street Furniture.
Thursday 15th February 2018 at 7:30pm
Derek Murphy - Battle of Waterloo
Thursday 15th March 2018 at 7:30pm
Dr. Ben Marsh - Kent and the quest to make British silk 1600 - 1800
Thursday 17th May 2018 at 7:30pm
Dr. Ann Kneif - The Bevin Boys of the Second World War
Mrs Jacqui Linning. The Chanter's House, 11 Strand Street, Sandwich. tel: 01304 614866
Chris Hagerty Esq. 235 St. Richards Road, Deal. tel: 01304 382137
Dr. Tom Richardson. 68 Strand Street, Sandwich tel: 01304 612266
Dr Mike Vaile, Studio Cottage, Twitham Court Farm, Staple Road, Wingham. tel 01227 722324
Sandwich Guildhall Archive has collections of books, documents, photographs, postcards, maps and objects with relevance to the history of the Ancient Town & Cinque Port of Sandwich.
Appointments can be made to view documents on Monday and Wednesday afternoons between 2.30pm and 4.00pm. Contact : The Town Clerk tel.: 01304 617197 Sandwich Town Council Website
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