Dorset

With its spectacular Jurassic Coast, rolling hills, beautiful beaches, historic houses and gardens, ancient castles and forts, idyllic villages and charming market towns, Dorset is truly unique. Quiet country lanes and a network of footpaths and cycle trails make it an ideal walking and cycling holiday destination.

Bridport's Market Garden

Bridport's Market Garden

Former rope-making centres of Bridport and Netherbury

Burton to Burley Circuit

Burton to Burley Circuit

A superb introductory cycling experience along quiet lanes

Ashurst and Matley Wood

Ashurst and Matley Wood

Ancient New Forest pine woods and open heaths from Ashurst

Godshill Inclosure and Woodgreen

Godshill Inclosure and Woodgreen

Fine views and an Iron Age fort on the fringes of the New Forest

Breamore

Breamore

Explore the unique and very beautiful Parish of Braemore

Avon Valley Path

Avon Valley Path

From Salisbury Cathedral to Christchurch Priory

Fritham

Fritham

A wander through the New Forest from Fritham

Salisbury and Old Sarum

Salisbury and Old Sarum

A walk through historic Salisbury to the ruins at Old Sarum

Bournemouth to Lymington Town

Bournemouth to Lymington Town

A coastal trail with promenade walking and clifftop views

Monarch's Way (Dorset) - Part 1

Monarch's Way (Dorset) - Part 1

From the Somerset border to the coast at Charmouth

Monarch's Way (Dorset) - Part 2

Monarch's Way (Dorset) - Part 2

The return to Somerset from the coast at Charmouth

Jubilee Trail - Part 1

Jubilee Trail - Part 1

From Forde Abbey to Moreton east of Dorchester

Jubilee Trail - Part 2

Jubilee Trail - Part 2

Moreton to Bokerley Dyke on the Hampshire border

Liberty Trail

Liberty Trail

From the iron age fort of Ham Hill to the Cobb at Lyme Regis

South West Coast Path (Dorset) - Part 1

South West Coast Path (Dorset) - Part 1

Lyme Regis, Chesil Beach, Portland and Weymouth

South West Coast Path (Dorset) - Part 2

South West Coast Path (Dorset) - Part 2

Weymouth, Purbeck, Swanage and Poole Harbour

Purbeck Way

Purbeck Way

Heathland, woodland, downland and the Jurassic Coast

Stour Valley Way - Part 1

Stour Valley Way - Part 1

Stourton to Blandford St. Mary beside the River Stour

Stour Valley Way - Part 2

Stour Valley Way - Part 2

From Blandford St. Mary to Hengistbury Head

Wessex Ridgeway

Wessex Ridgeway

A magnificent ridge-top trail crossing Dorset's heartland

Macmillan Way (Dorset)

Macmillan Way (Dorset)

From the Wiltshire border to the coast at Abbotsbury

South Dorset Ridgeway

South Dorset Ridgeway

West Bexington to Osmington Mills

Wareham Forest Way

Wareham Forest Way

Breathtaking views and a wealth of wildlife

Valley of Stones: Portesham

Valley of Stones: Portesham

A cycle ride via Coryates, Rodden and Abbotsbury

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Dorset Cottages

Beautiful Dorset holiday cottages and self-catering accommodation perfectly located for walking and cycling the trails of this unique county
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