Steeple

Distance: 3 milesTime: 1 hourTotal climb: 350ftMax height: 400ftMin height: 175ftTerrain: Track, path, road and field.Exertion: Climbs can be hard.Start: Kimmeridge Quarry – free parking (Postcode: BH20 5NZ, Grid reference: SY918800)Map: OS Explorer OL15 Purbeck and South DorsetHow to get there: From Wareham, take the first right out of Stoborough. Follow the road for about … Continue reading Steeple

Swyre Head, Kimmeridge and Kingston

Starting at a little secret, deep in the Isle of Purbeck, rise up to discover panoramic views of the Jurassic Coastline, all hidden from the rest of the world. Walk along the ridge passing ancient settlement and country houses, one of which was home to a highwayman who terrified travellers but escaped the gallows. Skim … Continue reading Swyre Head, Kimmeridge and Kingston

Puncknowle and West Bexington

Distance - 4 milesDuration - 2 hours.Exertion - Medium.Terrain - Path, track and road.Dogs - Be aware of livestock and keep to the countryside code. Few gates, a couple of stiles.Map - OL Explorer 15 Purbeck and South DorsetStart - Puncknowle, The Crown Inn (Postcode: DT2 9BN, Grid reference: SY534886). Alternate starts can be at … Continue reading Puncknowle and West Bexington