hikes in Dorset
Coastal landscapes made up of limestone arches and chalk headlands are what awaits on an exciting walking adventure in the picturesque county of Dorset in the southwest of England. With three quarters of the shoreline being made up of the 185 million year old Jurassic Coast, you will have plenty of opportunities to traverse the rugged coastal terrain along the English Channel and explore the rich geological history of the region through its many impressive landmarks.
When you aren’t walking along the coast and visiting popular sites like the impressive Durdle Door and scenic Lulworth Cove, you will have the opportunity to explore the rolling landscape of the interior of Dorset, over half of which is designated as Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Furthermore, there are countless historical and cultural sites to experience in the county, with the 12th Century Forde Abbey and the cheeky hill figure known as the Cerne Abbas Giant being popular destinations for visitors to the area.
While the terrain in Dorset may be varied, and in some instances quite challenging, there are a plentiful amount of walking routes to suit every age and skill level. So whether you are a beginner walker looking for a low-lying riverside adventure or a seasoned outdoor enthusiast wanting to tackle the rugged terrain along the Jurassic Coast, you will find that Dorset has all that you need for an unforgettable walking excursion in the southwest of England.Read More
The best hikes in Dorset
The Lulworth Cove to Durdle Door and Ringstead Bay Walk is an amazing walking route… Read More
Yes, there are more than 10
Dorset is so beautiful that we can not give you only 10 hikes. So here is a list of bonus hikes in Dorset that you should take a look at as well
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