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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

Walking to Durlston Castle with views of the Isle of Wight (depending on the weather) and taking a high route through fields with sea views before turning inland to Langton Matravers. Heading towards the Round Down, then a very steep climb up to the obelisk and east along Ballard Down. Taking the SWCP back to Swanage.

No dogs.

Picnic

Wednesday, 28 February 2024
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
3:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
17.7km / 11.0mi
Ascent:
487.7m / 1600ft
Type:
circular

Features

  • Toilets available
  • Car parking available

Starting point

Grid reference:
SZ 03295 78139
Nearest postcode:
BH19 2HU
what3words:
selection.stole.hers
Start time:
10:00 am

Meeting at the junction of Bon Accord Road and Durlston Road. Free parking on Bon Accord Road.

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