Two villages in the Blackmore Vale, dominated by streams, lakes, rivers and trees all connected by interlocking lanes.
Distance: 6 miles/8km Time: 2 hours Total climb: 520ft Max height: 475 ft Min height: 180 ft Terrain: Track, path, field and road. Exertion: Easy. Can be muddy and slippy, regardless of the weather. Start: Haydon, St Catharine Parish church (Grid ref: ST670158, Postcode: DT9 5JB) Map: OS Explorer 129 Yeovil and Sherborne How to … Continue reading Sherborne Castles, circling old and new.
Distance: 9 miles/14km Time: 4 hours Total climb: 1100ft Max height: 800 ft Min height: 350 ft Terrain: Track, path and field. Exertion: Hard. Some mud after rain. Steep climbs that can be slippy, regardless of the weather. Start: The Greyhound Inn (Grid ref: SY632996, Postcode: DT2 9PD). Map: OS Explorer 117 Cerne Abbas and … Continue reading Sydling St Nicholas