North Wootton

Distance: 3 miles/5kmTime: 1.5 hoursTotal climb: 210ft.Max height: 265ft.Min height: 375ft.Terrain: Track, path, road and field.Exertion: Easy.Start: North Wootton. The Elms Car park. (Postcode: DT9 5JW)Map: OS Explorer 129 Yeovil and SherborneHow to get there: From Sherborne, take the A352 south to Dorchester. At the top of the first hill, take the A3030 to Blandford. … Continue reading North Wootton

Netherbury, Stoke Abbott and Beaminster

Distance: 5.5 miles/8.5km (shorter route – 4.5 miles/7km)Time: 2.5 hoursTotal climb: 520ftMax height: 541ftMin height: 130ftTerrain: Track, path, road and field.Exertion: Medium.Start: St Marys Church, Netherbury (Grid Ref: SY470994, Postcode DT6 5ND). Please park considerately.Map: OS Explorer 116 Lyme Regis and BridportHow to get there: From Bridport, take the A3066 northwards towards Beaminster. Once through … Continue reading Netherbury, Stoke Abbott and Beaminster

The Farquharson Arms, Pimperne

Distance: 3 miles/5km Time: 1 hour Total climb: 250 ft Max height: 390 ft Min height: 150 ft Terrain: Track, path, road and field. Exertion: Easy. Some mud after rain. Start: The Farquharson Arms (Grid Ref: ST904089, Postcode DT11 8TX). Map: Explorer 118 Shaftesbury and Cranborne Chase How to get there: From Salisbury travel south … Continue reading The Farquharson Arms, Pimperne