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The Category East Dorset is a subset of Dorset. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with East Dorset which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/countryside-coast-parks/country-parks-and-vis...

Size (acreage)600
Overview

'The miles of tracks offer an opportunity to explore some of Dorset's internationally important heathland and its rare wildlife.'

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Dorset Council

www.moors-valley.co.uk/planning-your-visit/walking-trails/

Overview

'There are many miles of paths and tracks through Moors Valley Country Park and Forest. You are welcome to walk on any of these paths; however, the best routes have been waymarked.'

www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/sport-leisure/walking/walking-routes-and-trai...

Overview

'This Walk Pack has been designed to help you explore and enjoy the rich and diverse landscapes, towns and villages that East Dorset has to offer. There are a range of routes from flat easy walks for families to more challenging hilly ones: e.g. Route 4 Alderholt (5.5 miles)  This walk is an easy, level walk through farmland and woodlands, taking in a section of the beautiful Ashford Water.'

Description from

Dorset Council

www.westmoors-pc.gov.uk/West-Moors-PC/Village_Trail_2627.aspx

Distance (miles)3
Overview

'This "trail" is an attempt to describe some of the features in West Moors - based on a journey from south to north along Station Road, then a diversion down Pinehurst Road. There are some snippets of history buried in the script which show that there's more to the village than might be supposed!'

www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/sport-leisure/walking/walking-in-east-dorset/...

Distance (miles)12
Overview

'This route climbs gently to Penbury Knoll then drops down into the small hamlet of Pentridge before crossing Bokerley Dyke onto Martin Down National Nature Reserve. The site is a butterfly watchers dream.'

Description from

Dorset Council

www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/sport-leisure/walking/documents/walk-8-verwoo...

Distance (miles)7
Overview

'A walk with a nice mix of conifer plantation and open heathland. The start and finish of the route takes you close to Stephens Castle. The view from the lookout spans across East Dorset to the coast.'

Description from

Dorset Council

www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/sport-leisure/walking/documents/walk-12-wimbo...

Distance (miles)8
Overview

'This walk starts in the medieval village of Wimborne St Giles, reputedly the first place in Britain that cabbages were grown. Cranborne Chase spans out from the top of Harley Down, overlooking Ackling Dyke and Gussage All Saints.'

Description from

Dorset Council

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