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
Originally part of the Somerset and Dorset railway line, the trailway stretches from Sturminster Newton to Blandford Forum. It traces the majority of the old railway line, with only a few diversions, due to modern development. The route is all tarmacked so easily accessible to all, cyclists, walkers, riders and wheelchairs. There are also a … Continue reading The North Dorset Trailway
Starting the Wessex Ridgeway in Dorset at Ashmore, the highest village in the county, make your way through woodland and down into the Tarrant Valley. Pass an ancient hidden deer park and use historic smuggling routes that linked the coast to town via Cranborne Chase. Climb the mighty Iron Age hillfort of Hambledon Hill, to … Continue reading Bike ride. The Wessex Ridgeway, part one. Ashmore to Okeford Hill.
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