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South West Wiltshire

The Sarum Way

Description:This walks follows the Sarum Way a circular route around Salisbury and Wilton.  It visits a number of villages and passes through Trafalgar Park, Grovely Wood and Clarendon Park.  Sections of the walk follow the Avon Valley Way, Monarch’s Way and Clarendon Way. Walk Grade:Challenging Distance:33.2 miles / 53.2km Total Ascent:2927 feet / 892 metres…

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South West Wiltshire

Figsbury Ring and Cockey Down

Description:This 13.6 mile (21.9km) walk follows sections of the Clarendon Way and Monarch’s Way and visits the Iron Age hill fort at Figsbury Ring.  It crosses Cockey Down nature reserve with wide ranging views.  The return route to Pitton passes the remains of the Royal hunting lodge of Clarendon Palace.  This walk crosses the busy…

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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.…