DATE
TIME
DISTANCE
GRID REF

CAR
SHARE
- and/or -
BUS TIMES

DESCRIPTION AND DETAILS OF WALKS

JANUARY 2020

LEADER(s)

CONTACT
NUMBERS

Wed 1 Jan

 

THERE IS NO WALK ON THIS DATE

 

Sat 4 Jan

09 50
5 miles
SZ 029 789
BH19 1HB

PUT N/A


NINE BARROW DOWN & ROLLINGTON HILL TO CORFE CASTLE

Meet at Swanage Station for a linear walk through New Swanage (second pick up at Ballard Stores at 10:10) and along the chalk ridge to Corfe Castle. One challenging climb. Return to Swanage by bus or train (if trains are running) or join me for a new year drink in Corfe Castle. At start of walk I will await arrival of 09:45 no.40 bus from Corfe Castle and Wareham.

Steve Williams

01929 422795
07766 375151

Wed 8 Jan

09:45
4.5 - 6 Miles
SY 959 824
BH20 5DR

PUT 09:15

Bus
No 40 09:00

Norden, Creech & Knowle Hill

Park & meet at Corfe NT car park. Walk via Nordon, Creech to Knowle Hill and along the ridge back to Corfe. Depending on weather this can be either 4.5 or 6 miles. Expect some mud. Mainly flat with one or two medium climbs.

John Wadey

01929 422554
07397 968116

Sat 11 Jan

10:00
4.5 miles
SY 829 806
BH20 5SA

PUT 09:15
(not leader)


LULWORTH COVE TO MUPE BAY

Park & start near Lulworth Primary School. Turn left at the Castle Inn into School Lane. Walk up Bindon Hill along hill top to Mupe Bay. Return along cliff top via the Fossil Forest & Pepplers Point to Lulworth Cove. Steep steps & stony beach, suggest boots & a stick.

Shirley Royston

01929 288427
07990 542203

Wed 15 Jan

10:00
6.5 Miles
or 4.5 Miles
SZ 034 836
BH19 3AH

PUT 09:35
(not leader)

Bus
No 50 09:25
(or at 09:35
if no ferry)

KNOLL BEACH TO BOURNEMOUTH

Meet and park at Knoll Beach NT car park. Walk along shoreline to Shell Bay to catch ferry across to Sandbanks. Walk along beach and promenade to Bournemouth Pier then to Bournemouth Square, with a stop for refreshments. Catch no 50 bus back (probably at 13:49) to Knoll Beach.
Option to finish at Branksome Chine (4.5 miles) to catch no 50 return bus.

Liz Tonks

01929 288814
07941 060958

Sat 18 Jan

09:50
5 Miles
SZ 034 836
BH19 3AH

PUT 09:15

Bus
No 50 09:25
(or at 09:35
if no ferry)

Studland Beach, Bramblebush Bay & Studland Heath

Park & meet at Knoll Beach NT car park. Walk north along beach then over the dunes to Jerry's Point and along edge of Poole Harbour. Return over Studland Heath. Flatish walking with sloshy sections.

John Wadey

01929 422554
07397 968116

Wed 22-Jan

10:00
5 Miles
SY 846 948
BH20 7HA

PUT 09:15
(not leader)


BERE REGIS TO TURNERS PUDDLE AND BRIANTSPUDDLE

Meet at Bere Regis public car park behind church. Walk up and over Black Hill. A gentle climb through woods to open views. Arrive at Turners Puddle and quickly view old church before crossing 2 pretty fords to walk to Briantspuddle then ascend to open fields and slightly more climbing again with open views bringing us back into Shitterton and returning to car park. Parts of this walk will be muddy if there has been heavy rain.

Karen Pratley

01929 792497
07773 523060

Sat 25 Jan

09:30
5 Miles
SZ 029 802
BH19 1ND

PUT N/A


BALLARD, OLD HARRY AND STUDLAND

Meet at Ballard stores (north Swanage) for a circular walk. Up Ballard Down and along to Old Harry. Through Studland (toilets) Take grass path and onto path through field, and scramble up Ballard Down, and along ridge to monument. Down steep steps and back to Ballard stores Two steep climbs up Ballard. Two stiles.

Carol Pelling

07903 676909

Wed 29 Jan

10:00
4.5 Miles
SY 997 783
BH19 3HG

PUT 09:40
(not leader)


Langton Matravers and Seacombe

Meet at Spyway car park Langton Matravers (NT parking charges apply 2 or free for members). Go south to Dancing Ledge then West along coastal path to Seacombe. From Seacombe go inland to Eastington and then east along Priests Way back to Langton. Great sea views on the walk. Could be slippery descent to Dancing Ledge and fairly steep ascent from Seacombe towards Eastington.

Rob Lobley

01929 439903
07766 630453
(no mobile reception
at home)