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Walking in Dorset

Walking in Dorset

Many of the customers who stay at our Dorset Holiday Parks use them as a base to take advantage of the great Dorset walks nearby. There is such a large selection of walks in Dorset that we thought we would help out by telling you about our favourites below.

If you've tried one of the many walks below, why not submit your own review to help others choose the best for their perfect holiday experience.

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Purbeck Plod, Swanage
  • Distance: 25 miles
  • Duration: 10
  • Type: Coastal

Difficult, a strenuous and long distance walk.

A strenuous circular route from the sea front in Swanage - great views along the coast going west and panoramic views of the valley down to Swanage and across to Poole Harbour on the way back to Swanage.

Start - Swanage Sea Front | Finish - Swanage Sea Front.

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Added by Mark Smith on 16/11/2011 07:57:38

Lovely walk in a nice town

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Studland Walk, Studland
  • Distance: 2 miles
  • Duration: 1
  • Type: Coastal

Easy, generally flat and easy, but near the start there is a short section where the path surface is uneven.

This walk gives your fantastic views out to the Isle of white from the spectacular Jurassic Coast.

Start - Car park, Studland village | Finish - Car park, Studland village.

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Added by Mark Smith on 16/11/2011 07:58:23

Keeps the dog amused

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Abbotsbury Hill Fort, Weymouth
  • Distance: 5 miles
  • Duration: 2
  • Type: Countryside

Moderate/Difficult, It is generally flat with one long climb.

This walk is stooped in history, including the Iron Age fortification- Abbotsbury Hill Fortification, St Catherine's Hill as well as famous attractions such as Abbotsbury Swannery.

Start - Abbotsbury beach car park | Finish - Abbotsbury beach car park.

Burton Bradstock, Bridport
  • Distance: 2 miles
  • Duration: 1
  • Type: Coastal

Easy/Moderate, An easy going walk with spectacular cliff top views.

A walk full of fantastic views along the Jurassic Coast as well as the history of Lyme Regis famous16th Century harbour defence.

Start - Burton Hive Beach Car Park Finish - Burton Hive Beach Car Park.

Castle and Beach, Weymouth
  • Distance: 5 miles
  • Duration: 2
  • Type: Coastal

Moderate, a generally flat walk with some steep climbs.

This walks takes in the scenic views of the Dorset coast as well as the Historical feature of Abbotsbury Castle.

Start - Abbotsbury | Finish - Abbotsbury.

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