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The Category East Dorset is a subset of Dorset.

*Avon Heath Country Park
Size (acreage)600
Overview

'The miles of tracks offer an opportunity to explore some of Dorset's internationally important heathland and its rare wildlife.'

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Dorset Council

*Moors Valley Country Park and Forest
Overview

'There are many miles of paths and tracks through Moors Valley Country Park and Forest. You are welcome to walk on any of these paths; however, the best routes have been waymarked.'

*Walking in East Dorset
Overview

'This Walk Pack has been designed to help you explore and enjoy the rich and diverse landscapes, towns and villages that East Dorset has to offer. There are a range of routes from flat easy walks for families to more challenging hilly ones: e.g. Route 4 Alderholt (5.5 miles)  This walk is an easy, level walk through farmland and woodlands, taking in a section of the beautiful Ashford Water.'

Description from

Dorset Council

*West Moors Town Council
Overview

Descriptions of Walks and Open Spaces in and around West Moors including links to The Village Trail (originally the subject of this Record), and A Nature Trail.

Cranborne - Long Route Walk
Distance (miles)12
Overview

'This route climbs gently to Penbury Knoll then drops down into the small hamlet of Pentridge before crossing Bokerley Dyke onto Martin Down National Nature Reserve. The site is a butterfly watchers dream.'

Description from

Dorset Council

Verwood Walk
Distance (miles)7
Overview

'A walk with a nice mix of conifer plantation and open heathland. The start and finish of the route takes you close to Stephens Castle. The view from the lookout spans across East Dorset to the coast.'

Description from

Dorset Council

Wimborne St Giles Circular Walk
Distance (miles)8
Overview

'This walk starts in the medieval village of Wimborne St Giles, reputedly the first place in Britain that cabbages were grown. Cranborne Chase spans out from the top of Harley Down, overlooking Ackling Dyke and Gussage All Saints.'

Description from

Dorset Council

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