Two villages in the Blackmore Vale, dominated by streams, lakes, rivers and trees all connected by interlocking lanes.
From a new castle to a ruined one, a hidden village to a demolished church. Over railway and through woodland, circling the old castles of Sherborne. The landscape loved by Sir Walter Raleigh, who even made himself a stone seat to sit, smoke, watch the deer run wild and the world go by! Discover the … 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