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.

Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary From Burley

Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary From Burley

New Forest off-road cycling at its best

Wetlands of Keyhaven

Wetlands of Keyhaven

A coastal walk exploring the salt marshlands of Keyhaven

Turf Hill and Holmsley Ridge from Burley

Turf Hill and Holmsley Ridge from Burley

Heathland walking around the New Forest village of Burley

Woodfalls

Woodfalls

A pub walk through magnificent beech and oak woods

Avon Water Meadows & Frankenbury

Avon Water Meadows & Frankenbury

Contrasting scenery and historic interest combine on this walk

Penn Common and Bramshaw Wood

Penn Common and Bramshaw Wood

Richly contrasting scenery on this New Forest pub walk

Woods, Heaths and Farmland near Linwood

Woods, Heaths and Farmland near Linwood

Follow forest and heath cycle trails to the village of Linwood

Churchplace, Deerleap and Longdown

Churchplace, Deerleap and Longdown

A New Forest cycle trail through woodland near Ashurst

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

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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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