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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.

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

South from the car park in Worth Matravers, towards a short section of the cliffs between Seacombe and Dancing Ledge. Then head inland towards Langton Matravers, over the railway line  to the Isle of Purbeck, South along the Purbeck way and back to the start point.

There are good views across the wide valley and towards the Isle of Wight and Corfe castle

Sunday, 18 February 2024
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
3:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
16km / 9.9mi
Ascent:
500m / 1640ft
Type:
circular

Sections of this walk will be muddy with  multiple stiles. There are two crossing points on both  the railway and main road to Swanage. Please be aware the car park can be busy so arrive in good time.

Picnic but no dogs. Public house near car park.

Features

  • Refreshments available (Pub/cafe)
  • Toilets available

Starting point

Grid reference:
SY 97400 77701
Nearest postcode:
BH19 3LE
what3words:
finders.stepping.hurtles
Start time:
10:00 am

Car park in Worth Matravers

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