DATE
TIME
DISTANCE
GRID REF

CAR
SHARE
- and/or -
BUS TIMES

DESCRIPTION AND DETAILS OF WALKS

DECEMBER 2018

LEADER(s)

CONTACT
NUMBERS

Sat 1 Dec

09:45
5 Miles
SY 959 824

PUT 09:15

Bus
No 40 09:00

EAST CREECH & NORDEN FARM

Meet at Corfe Castle NT Trust Car Park for a walk along the chalk ridge and returning via old clay workings. One challenging climb. Out via chalk ridge, Cocknowle and Stonehill Down Nature Reserve. Return via East Creech and clay workings around Norden Farm.

Steve Williams

01929 422795
07766 375151

Wed 5 Dec

09:45
4.5 miles
SY 972 878

PUT 09:05


ARNE NATURE RESERVE  AND SHIPSTAL POINT (RSPB)

Meet at Arne Visitor Centre. Parking £5 or free for RSPB members, so please car share. Dogs allowed but must be kept on a lead. The walk will be in two parts, a figure of eight centred on the car park - firstly the Shipstal Point Trail (2.7 miles) with views over Poole Harbour and islands, then the Coombe Heath Trail (1.8 miles). Will stop at bird hides and viewpoints. Easy mostly level walk with no stiles. Mix of heathland, farmland, woods and seashore.

Brian Arnold

01929 480224
07740 980056

Sat 8 Dec

09:20
5.5 Miles
SY 998 788

PUT N/A

Bus
No 40 09:00

Langton Matravers to Swanage Linear

Take bus from Swanage, or park in Langton and take bus back to Langton after walk. Meet at St GeorgeÕs church in Langton Matravers then walk to Dancing Ledge via Durnford Drove and Spyway barn. Take coastal path to Swanage finishing by Mowlem centre. Steepish descent to Dancing Ledge then several climbs and descents along coastal path. Should anyone wish to come by bus to Langton from Poole direction please contact the walk leader.

Rob Lobley

01929 439903
07766 630453 (no mobile reception at home)

Wed 12 Dec

10:00
4/5 Miles
SZ 013 819

PUT 09:45


Christmas LUNCH PRECEDED BY WALK

Walk starts at 10:00.  Lunch at 12:00 for 12:30.

This yearÕs Christmas lunch will be held at the Isle of Purbeck Golf Club. The lunch will be preceded by a 4/5 mile walk over Godlingston Heath starting from Golf Club car park on a circular route via Greenlands Farm. If it is raining significantly on the day, the walk will be cancelled.

Please note:- Changing rooms are available at the golf club. However out of the respect of the Golf Club I suggest that muddy boots be left in your car or car share (But please do have respect for your lift provider!)

                              Christmas Lunch  -  12:00 for 12:30
                          At the ISLE OF PURBECK GOLF CLUB on
                         B3351 Corfe to Studland Road (SZ 013 819)

For full details please see Social Events section of this programme
(If reading on Web site please see Social Events section of Club News)

Steve Williams

01929 422795
07766 375151

Sat 15 Dec

10:00
5 Miles
SY 904 817

PUT 09:30


Steeple Leaze Farm, Gad Cliff and Tyneham

Meet at Steeple Car Park. Walk through Steeple Leaze Farm, along the ridge to Gad Cliff, onto Tyneham Village, back along Povington Hill to the car park. Two moderate climbs, and with little road walking.

Carol Pelling

07903 676909

Wed 19 Dec

10:00
5 Miles
SY 974 776

PUT 09:30

Leader not at Swanage pick up point

Worth & Dancing Ledge - LAST WALK BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Meet at Worth Matravers car park. Go towards Langton via Priests Way and then descend to Dancing Ledge. Head west on coastal path as far as Winspit then head inland towards Worth. Great coastal views on this walk. Fairly steep descent down to Dancing Ledge and also ascents and descents along the coastal path and a gradual incline as you head inland from Winspit. Weather permitting we will be celebrating the last walk before Christmas with mince pies and sherry at Greystones towards end of the walk.

Rob Lobley

01929 439903
07766 630453 (no mobile reception at home)

Sat 22 Dec

 

THERE IS NO WALK ON THIS DATE

 

Wed 26 Dec

 

THERE IS NO WALK ON THIS DATE

 

Sat 29 Dec

 

THERE IS NO WALK ON THIS DATE

 

MONDAY 31-Dec

10:00
5 Miles
SZ 037 825

PUT 09:35

 
Bus
No 50 09:25

Leader not at Swanage pick up point

STUDLAND, AGGLESTONE ROCK, BLACK DOWN

             
***  MONDAY - NEW YEARS EVE WALK  ***

Park in National Trust car park by Bankes Arms in Studland (free for NT members). Walk via Middle Beach, Agglestone Rock and Black Down.

Finish at Bankes Arms for an optional New Years Eve drink with me.

Karen Pratley

01202 623230
07773 523060