Fontmell Downs, Compton Abbas and Melbury Hill

Distance: 4 milesTime: 2 hoursTotal climb: 570ftMax height: 860ftMin height: 330ftTerrain: Track, path, road and field.Exertion: Hard, some steep climbs.Start: Spread Eagle Hill car park (SP7 0DT).Map: OS Explorer OL118 Shaftesbury and Cranborne ChaseHow to get there: Travelling from Blandford on the top Shaftesbury road (Shaftesbury Lane), pass the turning to Ashmore and the car … Continue reading Fontmell Downs, Compton Abbas and Melbury Hill

Badbury Rings Bike ride

Distance - 10 milesDuration - 2 hours.Exertion - EasyTerrain - Path, track and road.Max height - 300ftMin height - 110ftTotal climb - 350ftMap - OS Explorer 118 Shaftesbury and Cranborne ChaseStart - Badbury Rings car park (Postcode: BH21 4DZ, Grid Reference: ST960030, What Three words: additives.vouch.ticked)Refreshments - None on route, closest pubs are The True … Continue reading Badbury Rings Bike ride

Tarrant Monkton

Distance: 8 Miles Time: 3 hours Total climb: 550ft Max height: 400ft Min height: 160ft Terrain: Track, path and airfield, small amount of road. Exertion: Medium. Some mud after rain. Start: Langton Arms car park (Grid Ref: ST944088, Postcode DT11 8RX). Map: OS Explorer 118 Shaftesbury and Cranborne Chase How to get there: From the … Continue reading Tarrant Monkton