Cerne Abbas, Bramble Bottom and St Catherine

After visiting the ancient abbey remains and the magical St Augustine’s Well, explore the southern landscape of Cerne Abbas. Pass the 13th century Tithe Barn and clamber the medieval earthworks of the deserted village before exploring the woodland and River Cerne’s valley, the water having supplied breweries for centuries (Cerne Abbas Brewery still going for … Continue reading Cerne Abbas, Bramble Bottom and St Catherine

Up Cerne

Discover an ancient stone that marks a spot of magic. Join the Wessex ridgeway along the hilltops to descend to Up Cerne and its avenue of trees. Climb back through ancient woodland with views down to the impressive Minterne House. Distance: 5 miles/8 kmTime: 2 hoursTotal climb: 420ft.Max height: 870ft.Min height: 460ft.Terrain: Track, path, road … Continue reading Up Cerne

Cerne Abbas

Distance - 6 miles Duration - 2 hours. Exertion - Easy, apart from the first climb. Terrain - path and track. Can be wet underfoot. Dogs - Be aware of livestock and keep to the countryside code. Map - OS Explorer 117 - Cerne Abbas and Bere Regis Start - Abby Street Refreshments - The … Continue reading Cerne Abbas