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South Dorset Group

We are the South Dorset Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

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Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking

Overview

Start from Ringstead  National Trust Car Park, then towards Whitenothe Cottages, Middle Bottom and Scratchy Bottom. Inland to Daggers Gate, Chaldon Herring, Five Marys, Holworth Farm and Falcon Barn.

Please note that there are three steep climbs on the coast path and about a kilometre of road through Chaldon Herring.

Wednesday, 29 May 2024
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
3:30 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
18km / 11.2mi
Ascent:
548m / 1798ft
Type:
circular

Picnic and no dogs. Could be muddy in places.

Park at eastern end of Car Park

Features

  • Car parking available

Starting point

Grid reference:
SY 75500 82501
Nearest postcode:
DT2 8NQ
what3words:
hammocks.stubble.shredding
Start time:
10:00 am

Ringstead National Trust Car Park.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking