DATE
TIME
DISTANCE
GRID REF

CAR
SHARE
- and/or -
BUS TIMES

DESCRIPTION AND DETAILS OF WALKS

FEBRUARY 2018

LEADER(s)

CONTACT
NUMBERS

Sat 3 Feb

09:45
6 Miles
SY 906 894

PUT 09:15


SIKA – WOOLSBARROW

Park and start from Sika Trail CP. Walk to Woolsbarrow Fort for break and return by a different route. Easy mainly level walking, usually very dry walk.

John Wadey

01929 422554
07397 968116

Wed 7 Feb

10:00
5 Miles
SY 846 948

PUT 09:15


Bere Regis & Turners Puddle

Meet at car park next to Manor Farm Road in Bere Regis. Circular walk taking in Turners Puddle, Piddle Wood and Jubilee trail. Fairly easy walking with woodland and rolling countryside.

Rob Lobley

07766 630453

Sat 10 Feb

10:00
4.5 Miles
SY 954 795

PUT 09:30


Kingston and Corfe Castle circular

Meet at Houns Tout car park Kingston. Head to Corfe via Blashenwell Farm. Return via Corfe Common and Purbeck Way. No steep ascents or descents, 4 stiles and some muddy patches very likely on Purbeck Way.

Rob Lobley

07766 630453

Wed 14 Feb

10:30
6.3 Miles
SY 959 825

PUT 09:30

Bus
No 40 10:00


Leaders not at Swanage pick-up point

WYTCH HEATH AND ROLLINGTON HILL

Meet at Corfe Castle National Trust Car Park for circular walk via Scotland Farm and Wytch Heath. A couple of stiles and one ascent over Rollington Hill. Terrain may be muddy and/or a little waterlogged.

Bryan and Caroline Stubbs

01202 570670
07710 016849

Sat 17 Feb

10:00
5 miles
SY 881 946

PUT 09:15


BLOXWORTH, WHITEFIELD & WEST MORDEN  -  SNOWDROP WALK

Park in Bloxworth Village Hall CP on right before church (please park end on to hedge on left towards back of car park, away from the road). Walk via Woodlake, East Bloxworth, to Whitefield. Return via West Morden and Morden Lane. Gentle walk (a/d350ft) over pasture and woodland. Several stiles. Hope to see lots of Snowdrops. If bad weather please ring before going.

Small donation per car to Bloxworth village hall to be collected.

Frances Prescott

01929 450443

Wed 21 Feb

09:45
5 Miles
SZ 031 832

PUT 09:15

Bus
No 50 09:25

STUDLAND HEATH, FISHING BARROW

Take no 50 Bus (3.70) to Knoll House Hotel or by car and park in NT Visitor Centre CP. Meet and start from Knoll House Hotel. Walk via Studland Heath to Greenlands Farm, return via Fishing Barrow and Black Down. Fairly flat easy walking.

John Wadey

01929 422554
07397 968116

Sat 24 Feb

10:10
6 miles
SZ 043 876

PUT N/A

Bus
No 50 09:25

or No 60
from Poole at 09:40

SANDBANKS TO BOURNEMOUTH VIA SEVERAL CHINES

Bus from Swanage or Poole. Meet at exit of Sandbanks CP opposite North Haven yacht club (car park 2). Walk along beach to promenade, then remainder of walk on tarmac via seafront and through several of the Chines to Bournemouth pier, then up through gardens to Bournemouth Square to catch no 50 to Swanage (probably at 13:49 to arrive back in Swanage at 14:45). Quite a lot of ups and downs via slopes and steps.

Brian Arnold

01929 480224
07740 980056

Wed 28 Feb

10:30
4.5 Miles
SY 959 825

PUT 10:00

 
Bus
No 40 10:00

Purbeck Way, Creech Barrow Seven & Knowle Hill

Take No 40 bus from Swanage (Leader will wait for bus in case it gets delayed through Langton!), or park at NT Visitors' Centre (or Church Knowle Road lay-by). Walk via Purbeck Way, Creech Barrow Seven stone, Baxter Memorial, Ridgeway, Knowle and West Hills. Bridleway from Norden can be very muddy after rain! Option of lunch in Corfe pub afterwards.

Ian Mackenzie

07871 100714