DATE
TIME
DISTANCE
GRID REF

CAR
SHARE
- and/or -
BUS TIMES

DESCRIPTION AND DETAILS OF WALKS

OCTOBER 2017

LEADER(s)

CONTACT
NUMBERS

Wed 4 Oct

10:15
5.4 miles
ST 937 017

PUT 09:15


SHAPWICK, TARRANT CRAWFORD and RIVER STOUR

Park in road at Anchor PH, Shapwick. Excellent views of the Dorset countryside and River Stour. Circular walk, mostly level, follows Stour Valley Way, from Shapwick to Tarrant Crawford via old Crawford Bridge at Spetisbury built in 1719. Passes the remains of Tarrant Abbey which was once one of the richest nunneries in England.

Brian Arnold

01929 480224
07740 980056

Sat 7 Oct

09:30
6 miles
SY 956 796

PUT N/A

Bus
No 40 09:00

Hill Bottom and Priests Way

Catch 09:00 40 bus from Swanage Station to Scott Arms. Cars park in Walkers' CP in Kingston. Starting from Church, Hill Bottom, Worth Matravers, Priest's Way via South Barn, Belle Vue and Coastal Holiday Park to Station (return bus to Kingston for 'cars' at 13:05). Gradually descending track with views! Please check bus times.

Ian Mackenzie

01929 426926
07871 100714

Wed 11 Oct

10:00
5.5 miles
SY 988 971

PUT 09:10

Leader not  at Swanage pick up point

CORFE MULLEN - HERITAGE WALK

Meet and park at far end of Corfe Mullen car park by village hall and Co-op. Approaching from Swanage look for 2nd Co op on left right through village, this is where village hall and library are situated. Interesting walk on footpaths, lanes and bridleways. No steep hills. Take in 13th century church, part of old market road, and signalmanŐs cottage on Somerset and Dorset railway.

Karen Pratley

01202 623230
07773 523060

Sat 14 Oct

10:00
6 miles
ST 960 032

PUT 09:00

Leaders not at Swanage pick-up point

BADBURY RINGS

Meet at car park (main one) west of rings on right hand side of B3082 (when travelling towards Blandford). Circular walk via Target Wood, Tarrant Rushton Airfield and Little Coppice. Patches of mud possible.

Bryan and Caroline Stubbs

01202 570670
07710 016849

Wed 18 Oct




NO WALK ON THIS DATE

 

Sat 21 Oct

10:00
5 to 6 miles
SY 973 777

PUT 09:40


WORTH MATRAVERS CIRCULAR WALK

Meet and start from Worth Matravers car park. Circular walk around Worth Matravers area.

Maureen Adby

01929 426994
07870 353260

Wed 25 Oct

10:00
5 miles
SY 918 800

PUT 09:15 

KIMMERIDGE AND SWYRE HEAD

Park and start from Kimmeridge Quarry. Walk down to Kimmeridge Bay, eastward along coast path to rope lake head. Steep climb to Swyre Head viewpoint for a break, then back along the ridge to the quarry. Fine far reaching sea and hill views.



 John Wadey

01929 422554

07397 968116

Sat 28 Oct

10:00
4.5 Miles
SY
920 800

PUT 09:30


KIMMERIDGE CIRCULAR

Meet at Kimmeridge Quarry C P for a scenic walk along Kimmeridge ridge to Tyneham Cap and return via Coast path and Kimmeridge Village. Short steep climb to finish.

Jack Duncan

01929 421039
07754 993868