Little Bredy

Explore the historically rich landscape around Little Bredy. First discover the stunning waterfall, that featured on the Broadchurch TV series, to then climb to hill, following the original drive of Little Bredy manor house, the route hidden in woodland. Reach the peak to be in the company of a prehistoric cemetery, its earthworks scattering the … Continue reading Little Bredy

Langton Herring and Fleet

Distance: 5.5 miles/9 kmTime: 2 hoursTotal climb: 390ft. Max height: 220ft.Min height: 0ft. Terrain: Track, path, road, beach and field.Exertion: EasyStart: The Elm Tree Inn (Postcode: DT3 4HU, Grid reference: SY614824) Map OS Explorer OL15 Purbeck & South DorsetHow to get there: From Weymouth take the B3157 towards Chickerell. After about two miles at Langton … Continue reading Langton Herring and Fleet

St Luke’s Chapel, near Abbotsbury

Behind the popular village of Abbotsbury discover a secret ruined chapel, forgotten by generations and overtaken by nature. The village it once served now just mystical lumps and bumps in the undergrowth. Nearby is Ashley Chase House, the previous owners, who preserved the church and are buried amongst the remains, also played a heroic part … Continue reading St Luke’s Chapel, near Abbotsbury

St Catherine’s Chapel with the kids (Abbotsbury)

Distance: 2.25 miles/3.5km (once at the top of the hill, the route can be as long or as short as you like, even including a stroll into Abbotsbury)Time: 2 hoursTotal climb: 250ftMax height: 275ftMin height: 34ftTerrain: Track, path and field.Exertion: Medium.Start: Chesil Beach Car park (DT3 4LA).Map: OS Explorer OL15 Purbeck and South DorsetHow to … Continue reading St Catherine’s Chapel with the kids (Abbotsbury)

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