A Dozen Dramatic Walks in Dorset (Culm Valley Pub)
- Customer Reviews
This fourth book in the series provides twelve circular walks through some of Dorset's most dramatic scenery.
The book encompasses the best of what the county has to offer, introducing the walker to glorious coastline, historic hill forts, tucked away footpaths and idyllic villages.
Taking in Dorset's beautiful landscapes, this guide is aimed at those who seek thirst-quenching views and a good day out in the open air. The 'drama' is in the scenery so the walking isn't necessarily strenuous and all the routes are clearly and accurately described.
More than just a walking guide, each route includes details of local watering holes for refreshment, places to stay and nearby places of interest. Wildlife and history notesplus authors’ tips and suggestions are also included.
A Dozen Dramatic Walks in Dorset will also appeal to photographers and birdwatchers who will find plenty of interest along these fabulous routes.
The exceptional photography throughout the book tempts both visitor and resident to venture forth and share the authors’ love of Dorset’s great outdoors.
Walks (distances in miles):
Studland Bay (6.8), Worth Matravers (8), Lulworth Cove (4.5), Portesham (7), Burton Bradstock (9.5), Seatown and Golden Cap (6.8), Powerstock and Eggardon Hill (6.5), Pilsdon Pen (2.25), Cerne Abbas and Buckland Newton (7.5), Plush (4.5), Child Okeford (6.25), Compton Abbas & Melbury Beacon (4.5).