Monarch's Way (Dorset) - Part 1

The Manor House - Sandford Orcas © Mike Searle
Montacute © Jim Champion
River Char at Charmouth © John M

The Monarch's Way is a long-distance footpath in England that approximates the escape route taken by King Charles II in 1651 after being defeated in the Battle of Worcester.

This trail covers the section of the path as it enters Dorset north of Sherborne to the coast at Charmouth. For the next section please click here.

To view the trail as it crosses Hampshire please click here. For the Sussex section of the path please click here.

Dorset Cottages

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