Stourton and Purse Caundle

Distance - 8 miles (A shorter walk is avaliable)Duration - 2 1/2hours.Exertion - EasyTerrain - path and track. Can be wet underfoot.Dogs - Be aware of livestock and keep to the countryside code. Deer present too.Map - OS Explorer 129 - Yeovil and SherborneStart - Opposite the Trooper (parking limited) Postcode: DT10 2JWRefreshments - The … Continue reading Stourton and Purse Caundle

Bike ride. The Wessex Ridgeway, part one. Ashmore to Okeford Hill.

Starting the Wessex Ridgeway in Dorset at Ashmore, the highest village in the county, make your way through woodland and down into the Tarrant Valley. Pass an ancient hidden deer park and use historic smuggling routes that linked the coast to town via Cranborne Chase. Climb the mighty Iron Age hillfort of Hambledon Hill, to … Continue reading Bike ride. The Wessex Ridgeway, part one. Ashmore to Okeford Hill.

Lawrence of Arabia, Moreton and Cul-peppers Dish.

Explore the landscape loved by Lawrence of Arabia. Visit his home of Clouds Hill deep in the depths of heath, forest and sinking ground. The land used for a new film about his life in Dorset as well as the background for Gwyneth Paltrow's 'Emma'. Discover the little village of Moreton, sitting in the valley … Continue reading Lawrence of Arabia, Moreton and Cul-peppers Dish.

Lyme Regis

Distance - 3 miles/4 km Duration - 1 hour. Exertion - Easy, steep climbs up to the car parks. Terrain - Path, lane, road and promenade Dogs - On leads at all times. Restrictions on the beaches. Maps - OS Explorer 116 Lyme Regis and Bridport Start - Car park on Cobb road Refreshments - … Continue reading Lyme Regis