DATE

TIME
DISTANCE
GRID REF
Post Code

DESCRIPTION AND DETAILS OF WALKS

MAY  2022

LEADER(s)

CONTACT
NUMBERS

Wed 04-May
2022

10:00

4 Miles
SZ 006 818

BRENSCOMBE WOODS – IN SEARCH OF BLUEBELLS

Meet at Viewpoint lay-by on the B3351 Corfe Castle to Studland Road just to west of the Isle of Purbeck Golf Club. A circular clockwise route via Kings Wood, Nine Barrow Down, Brenscombe Woods and Rempstone Farm. Hopefully we will see plenty of bluebells. If recent rain, may be muddy.

Steve Williams

07766 375151

Sat 07-May
2022

10:00

5 Miles
SZ 037 825
BH19 3AU

Bus no 50 09:25

STUDLAND, BALLARD DOWN, AGGLESTONE CIRCULAR

Park and meet at NT South Beach car park (Bankes Arms in Studland). Walk via church, Woodhouse, then steep climb to Ballard down towards obelisk. Down hill to road and up through golf club, to Agglestone rock for coffee break. Then down to Heathgreen lane to village shop and back to Bankes Arms for an optional drink/snack.

Peter and Lyn Hool

01929 450392
07720 981404

Wed 11-May
2022

10:00

6 Miles
SZ 034 836
BH19 3AH

STUDLAND CIRCULAR

A level walk starting from Knoll Beach NT Car Park. Walk to the rear of Knoll House Hotel, along the track towards Greenlands Farm. Crossing heathland to Bramble Bush Bay beach, along the shoreline where we will take a refreshment break. We will follow the shoreline to the Ferry Road which we cross and walk along the beach back to the car park.

Liz Tonks

01929 288814
07941 060958

Sat 14-May
2022

10:00

5 Miles
SY 826 904

Lawrence and Jubilee Trails
CANCELLED - NEW WALK TBA!
Park at Tank Viewing area near Clouds Hill.  Circular walk along part of Lawrence Trail and Jubilee Trail.  One stile may be some mud.

Pauline Williamson

01929 553640
07765 842148

Wed 18-May
2022

10:30

5.9 Miles
ST 809 021
DT11 0AT

Milton Abbas to Winterborne Stickland

Park considerately in road named Catherine’s Well (DT11 0AT), Milton Abbas. A walk in hilly countryside to Winterborne Stickland via Winterborne Houghton, returning along the Jubilee trail through woodland. Can be muddy in parts.

Bryan Stubbs

01202 280427
07710 016849

Sat 21-May
2022

10:00

5.3 Miles
SY 959 824
BH20 5DR

Bus no 40
09:00

CORFE CASTLE – LITTLE WOOLGARSTON – CHALLOW HILL

Park Corfe NT Visitor Centre car park. Walk through Corfe village to edge of Corfe common. After crossing main road back onto common, over railway and towards Woolgarston. Climb up to well used ridgeway towards telecoms mast ahead. On to top of Challow Hill then back down steep steps into village. Several stiles. Recommend walking stick.

Peter and Hilary Parascandolo

01929 427174
07801 802095

Wed 25-May
2022

10:00

4.5 miles
SY 791 944
DT2 7EW

Tolpuddle, Cowpound Wood and Southover Heath

Park in road near The Martyrs Inn, Tolpuddle, and meet under the Martyrs Tree on the green. Circular, mainly level walk via farmland and woods, Some open views. Could be muddy if recent rain.

Clive and  Rosemary Hargrave

01929 550399
07791 776338

Thu 26-May
2022

THURSDAY EVENING WALK

18:00

3 Miles
SZ 031 788
BH19 1DD

DURLSTON VICTORIAN TRAIL (EVENING WALK)

Meet outside Mowlem Theatre at 18:00 for a circular walk to Durlston Castle, going out via the coast path and returning via the flower meadows, The walk will broadly follow the route of the designated Durlston Victorian trial and it will provide an opportunity to observe progress on the Durlston Pleasure Grounds Project. Join me for a drink afterwards at the Red Lion.

Steve Williams

07766 375151

Sat 28-May
2022

10:00

5.4 Miles
SY 923 871
BH20 4LP

RIVER Frome AND HEATHLAND WALK

Meet on the south side of the River Frome by Wareham South Bridge and opposite Wareham quay. Walk along river towards Ridge. From Ridge follow disused tramway. Return to Wareham via Stoborough Green heathland.

Anton Hack

07800 784697