Buckham Down

Start in the hidden car park and picnic area on the slopes of Buckham Down to follow the peak of the high ridge. Admire wide open views of scattered patchwork fields to both the north and south, with contrasting vistas inland and out to sea. Cross over the 'first ever' road tunnel to the top … Continue reading Buckham Down

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.