DATE
TIME
DISTANCE
GRID REF

CAR
SHARE
- and/or -
BUS TIMES

DESCRIPTION AND DETAILS OF WALKS

JUNE 2020

LEADER(s)

CONTACT
NUMBERS

Wed 3 Jun

10:00
6.5 Miles
SY 829 883
BH20 6JG

PUT 09:15
(not leaders)


Lawrence of Arabia trail

Park and meet at tank museum car park (free parking). Mainly level walk, no stiles, one small incline. 2 short stops - coffee and second stop at Moreton. may be muddy if recent rain.

Clive and Rosemary Hargrave

01929 550399
07791 776338

Sat 6 Jun

09:30
3.7 Miles
SZ 025 787
BH19 2PA

PUT N/A


DURLSTON CIRCULAR

Meet outside Swanage British Legion. Walk via Townsend Road to Anvil Point Lighthouse.  Back along coastal path via Isle of Wight Road towards Swanage Pier and then back to British Legion. One stile and a couple of short uneven paths.

Robin Brasher

01929 427015
07767 693769

Wed 10 Jun

10:00
5 Miles
SZ 028 784
BH19 2ES

PUT N/A


SWANAGE, DURLSTON

Meet and start by Swanage Hospital in Queens Road. Plenty of on road parking. Walk to Durlston, through nature reserve to the coast path, head East to Anvil Point, the Castle, zig zag beach, Peveril Point, the pier, along beach to the Cabin cafe, retrace steps along beach to the high street, up path back to hospital. Some steps, stiles, gates.

Josie Walker

07719 189920

Sat 13 Jun

09:35
5 Miles
SY 953 794

PUT 09:10
(not leader)

Bus
No 40 09:00

KINGSTON TO SWYRE HEAD VIA COASTAL PATH

If anyone wishes to come by bus from Wareham direction please let leader know so that he waits for bus.

Meet at Houns Tout car park Kingston. Go to coast via The Plantation. West along coastal path to Rope Lake Head returning to Kingston via Swyre Head. Very steep descent when you reach coastal path and steep ascent to Swyre Head (+/- 100 steps).

Rob Lobley

01929 439903
07766 630453
(no mobile reception at home)

Wed 17 Jun

10:15
5 miles
SY 991 930
BH17 7BJ

PUT 09:30

Bus
No 40 09:00

UPTON HEATH AND ROMAN ROAD

Park and meet by the top car park toilets at Upton Country Park (charges now apply) for a circular walk around Upton Heath taking in woodland and heath, Spectacular views over Poole Harbour. Fairly easy walking with gentle hills. Good for interesting heathland birds, if we donŐt make too much noise.

Steve Williams

01929 422795
07766 375151

Thu 18 Jun

18:45
3 Miles
SY 974 776
BH19 3LE

PUT 18:20
(not leader)

EVENING WALK

Worth Matravers & SEACOMBE Circular – Thursday

Meet at Worth Matravers car park. This is a short circular walk going down to coast above Winspit then along to Seacombe and back to Worth. There is an uphill stretch as we come inland from Seacombe. Plan to finish in Square and Compass to take advantage of the long daylight hours.

Rob Lobley

01929 439903
07766 630453
(no mobile reception at home)

Sat 20 Jun

10:15
7 Miles
ST 961 032

PUT 09:15
(not leader)

ALL DAY WALK

BADBURY RINGS

Park and meet at Badbury Rings National Trust Car Park. A circular walk around Badbury Rings through woodland, skirting farms and pasture land. We will stop for a break at Pamphill Farm Shop and Restaurant - returning to the car park. Bring a picnic lunch or buy a drink/snack at Pamphill Farm Shop.

Liz Tonks

01929 288814
07941 060958

Wed 24 Jun

10:00
4.5 miles
SY 961 841

PUT 09:30
(not leader)


SCOTLAND AND HARTLAND TRAIL

Meet and park at Scotland Farm. A circular walk through flower meadows and along the Hartland Trail. Easy walking, with no steep slopes or stiles. Probably one wet area. Hopefully the flowers will be in bloom so meaning butterflies too. NOTE limited parking please car share.

Fiona Keeling

07598 310881
(during walk only)

Sat 27 Jun

10:30
8-9 Miles
SY 690 731
DT5 2EN

PUT 09:00

ALL DAY WALK


Bring a picnic lunch

PORTLAND

Directions: Post code is for Heights Hotel. Drive up through Fortuneswell (A354 New Road) to roundabout at top of hill, take 1st exit into Yeates Road, sharp R. bend, go past Heights Hotel into New Ground. Park in free CP, 2nd bay, on N. side New Ground. Another easy, almost flat, but interesting walk around this unusual part of Britain. I'll choose the route depending upon weather on the day.

John Wadey

01929 422554
07397 968116