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Dorset South West

A Roman Road and Ancient Droves from Martin Down

Description:This 19.8 mile /31.8 km circular walk from Martin Down follows tracks and the Ackling Ditch Roman Road, visiting attractive Dorset villages on the eastern edge of Cranborne Chase.  Sections of the walk follow quiet country lanes, but they are not completely devoid of traffic so care needs to be taken. Walk Grade:Moderate/Difficult Distance:19.8 miles /…

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Dorset South West

Cranborne Common from Martin Down

Description:This 18.9 mile (30.4km) circular walk crosses Martin Down and Pentridge Hill before following a track into Cranborne.  From Cranborne it follows a bridleway to reach woodland at Pistle Down, before descending across Cranborne Common.  It then follows paths and tracks to reach Tidpit Common Down and then returns across Martin Down to the starting…

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Dorset South West

A Walk Around Dottery and Allington Hill

Description:This 6 mile (9.6km) circular walk from Bridport follows footpaths and quiet country lanes. Sections of this route follow minor roads, these are not devoid of traffic so care needs to be taken. Walk Grade:Easy Distance:6.0 miles / 9.6 km Time:2 – 2.5 hours Parking:This walk starts from West Street Long Stay Car Park in…

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Dorset South West

Burton Bradstock from Bridport

Description:This 7.6 mile (12.2km) circular walk from Bridport follows footpaths and quiet country lanes to the south and east of Bridport.  Along the way it passes through West Bay and Burton Bradstock.  The route mainly follows footpaths and tracks. There are a couple of sections on quiet minor roads that are not devoid of traffic.…

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Dorset South West

Eype Down from Bridport

Description:This 9 mile (14.5km) circular walk from Bridport follows footpaths and quiet country lanes. There are far reaching views especially from Eype Down. The route returns to Bridport via West Bay.  Sections of this walk follow minor roads, these are not devoid of traffic so care needs to be taken. Walk Grade:Moderate Distance:9 miles /…