Bettiscombe

Wander through the hills and valleys of the Marshwood Vale, under the shadow of a number of hillforts. Pass Bettiscombe Manor, home of the fashion designer Jasper Conran, set amongst the small cushioned slopes at the foot of Pilsdon Pen. Follow the river to the hamlet of Pilsdon, where a loving community lives, helping those … Continue reading Bettiscombe

Sandford Orcas to Poyntington

Walk along the county boundary that divides Somerset and Dorset. Pass an ancient Manor House that claims to be home to many spirits, which were mostly manufactured by the owner. Meet the source of the River Yeo, a modest overgrown and hidden spot in comparison to its neighbour, the River Stour’s, Greek inspired Palladian lakes. … Continue reading Sandford Orcas to Poyntington