Sunday, 26 January 2020
Start time: 10:00
(Estimated finish time: 15:45)
Moderate 11 miles / 17.7 km
From Corfe Castle we follow the lower path above Church Knowle via Whiteway Farm and Kimmeridge Farm to the Military Range above Kimmeridge. We follow the path into the Range and drop down to the village of Tyneham for lunch. After lunch we climb out of Tyneham and return to Corfe Castle via the higher route of Ridgeway Hill and Knowle Hill.
There are two start points for this walk:
10.00 - Norden Park and Ride - this is the first exit at the roundabout before entering Corfe Castle from the Wareham direction and is clearly signposted (recommended for non NT members) satnav post code BH20 5DW. £3.50 for all day parking closes at 18.00
Then 10.15 - National Trust car park for NT members which is on the left as you descend the hill into Corfe Castle from the Wareham Direction Satnav postcode BH20 5DR .
There is some limited free parking first right just after the entrance to the NT car park at the foot of the castle.
Grid reference: SY959824
Nearest postcode: BH20 5DR
Start time: 10:00
This is a circular walk
There are toilets at the start of the walk at the Park and Ride and NT car parks, Tyneham (lunch) and at the end of the walk.
Please wear suitable clothing and footwear some of the walk could be muddy or very wet.
Bring a packed lunch and plenty to drink.
There is the option for refreshments at the Greyhound PH at the end of the walk.
Despite our group name, we really don't care what age you are; if you like walking with a friendly, relaxed, easy going group of people, who occasionally socialize you're most welcome to join us.
Give us a try!
This is one of hundreds of Ramblers group walks for all ages and abilities every week - all led by our experienced walk leaders.
You’re welcome to join us on any of our walks to see if the Ramblers is for you. Then, once you’ve enjoyed the views, fun, exhilaration and good company, it’s just a case of becoming a member.
Do make sure you're fit enough and have the right footwear and clothing for the walk you want to do, though. You can contact the group or leader if in doubt.