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Dorset Short Walks

Dorset Short Walks

by: Dennis and Jan Kelsall
This attractive full colour guide is the ideal companion for short walks, providing 20 splendid routes suitable for all the family. Features include clear and easy-to-follow instructions plus detailed Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 scale Explorer mapping with the route clearly highlighted, and specially commissioned photographs.

There are twenty routes to choose from, colour coded by length and difficulty; green for easy; blue for modest length with some climbing and red for more challenging walks. An introductory chapter gives an overview of this beautiful rural area which provides some idyllic walking countryside. Essential practical information at the beginning of each walk includes start location, distance, time, parking, GPS waypoints and route features. There are notes about places of interest and full colour photographs.

The walk locations are:
Lambert's Castle near Axminster - 2 miles
Durlston Head - 2 miles
Tyneham and Gold Down - 2.5 miles
Wareham Forest - 2.5 miles
Cerne Abbas and its Giant - 2.75 miles
Kimmeridge Bay and Clavell Tower - 2.75 miles
Osmington White Horse - 3.25 miles
Abbotsbury - 3.5 miles
Forts on Hod and Hambledon Hills - 3.75 miles
Langdon Hill and Golden Cap - 4 miles
Studland and Old Harry Rocks - 4 miles
Hardy's Cottage, Lower Bockhampton - 4.25 miles
Clouds Hill and Moreton - 4.25 miles
Wareham - 4.25 miles
St Aldhelm's Head and Worth Matravers - 4.25 miles
Hardy Monument - 4.5 miles
Fiddleford - 4.75 miles
Tolpuddle and Athelhampton House - 4.75 miles
Sturminster Newton - 5.5 miles
Harman's Cross and Corfe Castle - 5.5 miles

ISBN 9780711750050 Pages 80 (2008) 115mm x 179mm

Price: 6.50