The Frome Valley


Muckleford © Nigel Mykura
Downland, Sydling St Nicholas © Andrew Smith
High Street, Sydling St Nicholas © Andrew Smith

Home to the 180 foot high Cerne Abbas Giant, the Frome Valley is also the ideal location to discover West Dorset's vast array of wildlife. This cycle ride from the centre of Dorchester passes through the villages of Bradford Peverell, Frampton, Maiden Newton, Sydling St Nicolas. Some sharp ascents and short sections of off-road cycling.


Assuming a constant pace and no stops, typically it will take 2 hours 39 minutes to cycle the distance and along the way 1125 calories will be burnt.

Bird's Eye View