The World’s End

Walk through the low landscape of the Winterborne valley. Starting at one of the oldest pubs in Dorset, join tracks and trails alongside landscaped estates, into wild woodland and over open fields to Winterborne Zelston, home of the Botany Bay Inn. Trace the footsteps of the fateful, shackled convicts as they made their way to … Continue reading The World’s End

North Poorton and Mapperton

In the deep, dark, narrow valleys of the River Mangerton lie ancient settlements that have developed into tiny hamlets. Starting at the farm of North Poorton, climb Burcombe Hill to reach the triangular Hillfort of the same name commanding over the channels below, carved by the small streams. Pass impressive Mapperton House and its gardens … Continue reading North Poorton and Mapperton