Stour Valley Way - Part 1

Stourhead © Mike Searle
Cutt Mill © Mike Searle
Old Bank House, Blandford © Mike Searle

The Stour Valley Way is a long-distance footpath from the village of Stourton in Wiltshire to Hengistbury Head on the Dorset coast near Christchurch. Following the River Stour it passes through numerous pretty villages and small towns including Gillingham, Wimborne, Sturminster Newton, Stourpaine and Blandford St. Mary.

This trail covers the section of the path from Stourton to Blandford Forum. For the final section please click here.

For an overview map 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