Hooke

Deep valleys, wooded hills and sea views. Hunting, fighting and fire. Wildlife, medieval kings and manor houses. All of which have merged together over time in the landscape surrounding the little village of Hooke.

Distance:  5 miles/8km

Duration: 2 hours

Ability: Easy.

Max Height: 770ft.

Min Height: 402ft.

Total climb: 390ft.

Terrain: Track, path road and field.

Map: OS Explorer 116 Lyme Regis and Bridport

Start Point: Start: St Giles Church, Hooke (Postcode: DT8 3PA, Grid Reference: ST535001, What Three Words: combining.herb.cyber).

How to Get There: From Beaminster, travel east on the B3163 for approximately 2 miles. Turn right, signposted for Hooke, and then turn left, after half a mile, onto Green Lane. As you enter the village of Hooke, the church appears ahead.

Dogs: In accordance with the Countryside Code and any notices on route.

Refreshments: None on route but nearby are The Half Moon in Melplash, The Marquis of Lorne in Nettlecombe and The Three Horseshoes in Powerstock.

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