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South Dorset Group

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Overview

Please note EARLY START. The walk is a mixture of field, ridges, farms and hamlets. There is one short but sharp climb up to the Ridge near Portesham, but it can be tackled at an angle! There will be views of the sea if the weather is kind and there is bound to be mud in places. The pace will be as brisk as conditions and walkers allow. The early start is because the leader has an event to go to so needs to finish by 3pm!!

Picnic, no dogs.

 

Wednesday, 13 December 2023
Start time:
9:30 am
Estimated finish time:
2:45 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
16.9km / 10.5mi
Ascent:
N/A
Type:
circular

Starting point

Grid reference:
SY 57662 84624
Nearest postcode:
DT3 4JH
what3words:
implore.modem.lions
Start time:
9:30 am

The walk will start at the Swannery Car Park. There is no charge at this carpark, although it belongs to the Swannery. In my experience it can be used in the off season. I have attempted to contact the owners to seek official permission and/or offer payment but have been unable to make contact.

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