DATE

TIME
DISTANCE
GRID REF
Post Code

DESCRIPTION AND DETAILS OF WALKS

JANUARY  2022

LEADER(s)

CONTACT
NUMBERS

Sat 1-Jan
2022

 

NO WALK ON THIS DATE

 

Wed 5-Jan
2022

09:45

5.5 Miles
SZ 037 825
BH19 3AU

STUDLAND, BALLARD DOWN (OBELISK), GOLF COURSE

Meet and park at NT car park at Banks Arms Studland (free to NT members), Walk via church on lower path to the obelisk on Ballard Down, to Purbeck Golf Course and back to Studland. Good paths, 2 steep ascents. Stunning views. Option of a drink/snack at Bankes Arms at the end.

Julie Rollinson

07935 226533

Sat 8-Jan
2022

09:35

5 Miles
SY 959 824
BH20 5DR

Bus no 40
09:00

Corfe Castle to CReech Circular

Meet at Corfe NT car park. Walk via Norden Farm to Creech. Climb up to ridge at Creech and return along ridge. Good views to Poole harbour. Could be muddy through Norden woods. Steepish ascent to ridge and descent approaching Corfe.

Rob Lobley

01929 439903
07766 630453
(No mobile reception at home)

Wed 12-Jan
2022

10:00

4 Miles
SY 962 841

Rempstone Heath & Wytch Heath

Park and start from Scotland Farm. This is a shortened version of my previous walk from Scotland farm. It's an easy pleasant flat walk mainly on wide open tracks over fields and heathland. Can be wet underfoot after prolonged rain, Wellington boots?

John Wadey

01929 422554
07397 968116

Sat 15-Jan
2022

10:00

4.5 Miles
SY 829 806
BH20 5SA

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.

Karen Pratley

01929 792497
07773 523060

Wed 19-Jan
2022

10:00

5 Miles
SY 974 776
BH19 3LE

Worth to St AldHelmÕs Via SEACOMBE

Meet at Worth Matravers Village Car Park. Go towards Seacombe then west along coastal path to St AldhelmÕs Head returning via track to Worth. Great coastal views on the walk. Steep steps down and up near Winspit and steepish ascent on approach to St AldhelmÕs. Option for drink in Square and Compass after walk.

Rob Lobley

01929 439903
07766 630453
(No mobile reception at home)

Sat 22-Jan
2022

10:00

6 Miles
SY 576 853
DT3 4JR

ABBOTSBURY AND CHESIL BEACH

Meet and park at junction of Back St and Market St in Abbotsbury. Alternative parking in Rodden Row Car Park ( Pay and Display) SY 579 852. DT3 4JL). Climb above village onto glorious scenic ridge towards prehistoric fort of Abbotsbury Castle. Descend to coast then walk beside Chesil Beach back to Abbotsbury. Optional climb up to St Catherines Chapel for architectural and historic appeal of the chapel.

Peter and Hilary Parascandolo

01929 427174
07801 802095

Wed 26-Jan
2022

10:00

5 Miles
SZ 034 836
BH19 3AH

Bus no 50
09:25

Fishing Barrow and Godlingston Heath

Park and start from Knoll beach NT CP. Walk on Black down ridge above Agglestone to Fishing Barrow, over Godlingston Heath to the Greenlands farm track and back across heath. Wide open views and mainly well drained tracks.

John Wadey

01929 422554
07397 968116

Sat 29-Jan
2022

09:50

5 Miles
SZ 029 789
BH19 1HB

NINE BARROW DOWN & ROLLINGTON HILL TO CORFE CASTLE

Meet at Swanage Station for a linear walk through New Swanage (2nd pick up at Ballard Stores at 10:10), along chalk ridge to Corfe Castle. One challenging climb. Return to Swanage by bus or join me for refreshments in Corfe Castle. (If coming from Wareham direction you may wish to park in Corfe Castle NT car park and catch No.40 bus to Swanage – at about 09:20 - for start of the walk – I will await arrival of the bus, which should arrive Swanage Station at 09:45).

Steve Williams

07766 375151