Isle of Portland

Split from the rest of the county, on an outcrop exposed to the mighty wind waves from South America, the Isle of Portland can be a harsh and dramatic environment. The landscape contains so many secrets with many more to probably still to discover. Explore the island, from the prisons to the cliffs and the … Continue reading Isle of Portland

Folke Bike ride

Distance - 14 milesDuration - 2 hours.Exertion - MediumTerrain - Road.Map - OS Explorer 129 Yeovil and SherborneStart - The Trooper in Stourton Caundle (Postcode: DT10 2JP, Grid reference: ST714149, what Three Words: disarmed.stun.chuck)Refreshments - The Trooper Starting in the village of Stourton Caundle, outside the Trooper Inn, turn left to head out towards Bishops … Continue reading Folke Bike ride

West Hoathly III

Distance - 5 milesDuration - 2 hours.Exertion - Medium, a few climbs.Terrain - path and track. Can be wet underfoot.Dogs - Be aware of livestock and keep to the countryside code.Map - OS Explorer 135 Ashdown ForestStart - The Cat InnRefreshments - The Cat Inn Starting at The Cat Inn, head out the village to … Continue reading West Hoathly III

West Hoathly II

Distance - 5 3/4 milesDuration - 2 hours.Exertion - Medium, a few climbs.Terrain - path and track. Can be wet underfoot.Dogs - Be aware of livestock and keep to the countryside code.Map - OS Explorer 135 Ashdown ForestStart - The Cat InnRefreshments - The Cat Inn Standing at the front door of The Cat with … Continue reading West Hoathly II

West Hoathly I

Distance - 7 1/2 milesDuration - 2 1/2 hours.Exertion - Medium, a few climbs.Terrain - path and track. Can be wet underfoot.Dogs - Be aware of livestock and keep to the countryside code.Map - OS Explorer 135 Ashdown ForestStart - The Cat InnRefreshments - The Cat Inn Setting off from the Cat inn (Michelin starred!) … Continue reading West Hoathly I

Cerne Abbas

Distance - 6 miles Duration - 2 hours. Exertion - Easy, apart from the first climb. Terrain - path and track. Can be wet underfoot. Dogs - Be aware of livestock and keep to the countryside code. Map - OS Explorer 117 - Cerne Abbas and Bere Regis Start - Abby Street Refreshments - The … Continue reading Cerne Abbas

Eggerdon Hill

Distance - 1 1/2 miles Duration - 30mins-1 hour. Exertion - Easy Terrain - Path Dogs - Be aware of livestock and keep to the countryside code. Map - OS Explorer 117 - Cerne Abbas and Bere Regis Start - Lay boys near Eggardon Hill (parking limited and roads narrow) Refreshments - None on route … Continue reading Eggerdon Hill

Abbotsbury

Distance - 6 miles Duration - 2 1/4 hours. Exertion - Hard - a few steep climbs Terrain - Beach (pebble), path, track Dogs - Allowed on beach all year round. Be aware of livestock and keep to the countryside code. Map - OS Explorer OL15 - Purbeck and South Dorset Start - Abbotsbury car … Continue reading Abbotsbury