Puddletown Forest Bike ride

Terrain - Track and road. Map - OS Explorer 117 Cerne Abbas and Bere Regis Start – Two official car parks and a few large laybys surround the forest. Refreshments – National Trust Café at Thomas Hardy’s Cottage Puddletown Forest sits in between the country town of Dorchester and the small village of Puddletown. Originally … Continue reading Puddletown Forest Bike ride

Maiden Castle and Winterborne st Martin

Distance: 6 miles/9kmTime: 2.5 hours Total climb: 570 ftMax height: 538 ftMin height: 260 ftTerrain: Track, path and field.Exertion: Medium, but some of the climbs can be tough. Some mud after rain.Start: Maiden Castle car park (Grid Ref: SY668889, Postcode DT2 9EY).Map: OL Explorer 15 South DorsetHow to get there: From Dorchester, head south on … Continue reading Maiden Castle and Winterborne st Martin