Bishop’s Caundle

Cut through a corner of the Blackmore Vale, along peaceful country lanes, ancient tracks and old drove roads. Pass historic farms, country manors and the oldest working post-box in the country. Discover two medieval packhorse bridges, a lost turnpike road and the vineyards that produce the grapes for Sherborne Castle. Distance:  6 miles/9km Duration: 2-3 … Continue reading Bishop’s Caundle

Stock Gaylard and Lydlinch

Distance:  5 Miles/8kmTime: 2 hoursTotal climb: 180ft. Max height: 280ft.Min height: 190ft. Terrain: Track, path and field, can get muddy and wet.Exertion: MediumStart: Lydlinch Common, just off the road near the green. (Postcode: DT10 2JA, Grid Reference: ST743135, What Three Words: secondly.unwraps.halt) Map: OS Explorer 129 Yeovil and SherborneHow to get there: From Sturminster Newton, … Continue reading Stock Gaylard and Lydlinch

Folke Bike ride

Distance - 14 milesDuration - 2 hours.Exertion - MediumTerrain - Road.Map - OS Explorer 129 Yeovil and SherborneStart - The Trooper in Stourton Caundle (Postcode: DT10 2JP, Grid reference: ST714149, what Three Words: disarmed.stun.chuck)Refreshments - The Trooper Starting in the village of Stourton Caundle, outside the Trooper Inn, turn left to head out towards Bishops … Continue reading Folke Bike ride