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Walking The Jurassic Coast Path

The Jurassic coast path is a unique long-distance walk stretching from Exmouth in the west to South Haven Point near Poole. The walk represents a walk through 185 million years of the earth's history, the area's important fossil sites and classic coastal...

Dog walking holidays-key tips for your UK holiday

  Dog walking holidays-key tips for an enjoyable and stress-free trip We have put together some Dog walking holidays-key tips which you might find useful  - including what to pack,  the Countryside Code, how to avoid any confrontations with cattle and...

The Smugglers of Dorset

When discussing the Smugglers of Dorset it is worth remembering that every cove, fishing village and harbour in the British Isles has tales of smuggling. Indeed, a significant cross section of Dorset folk supplemented their meagre incomes by moonlighting. Butchers,...

Walking Dorset’s Jubilee trail

Walking Dorset's Jubilee TrailDorset's Jubilee Trail is one of several long distance trails which cross the county. The trails coincide at times, but each offers something different to the walker, some include a combination of rural and coastal walks, others through...

Walking the Wessex Ridgeway

Walking Dorset's Wessex Ridgeway Dorset is blessed with a spectacular coastline and beautiful undulating countryside making the area a walkers paradise.  There are several long distance trails, which cross the county, at times following the same route, but each...