Walking and Cycling in Dorset - Long Distance / Waymarked Trails and Tracks


Avon Valley Path (Wiltshire to Dorset) 34-miles - walk the route between Salisbury in Wiltshire and Christchurch in Dorset - also see Archive PDF Download


Castleman Trailway 16.5 mile - "follows much of the old Southampton to Dorchester railway line" (8 downloadable route sections)


Cerne Valley Way 26 miles - This circular walk follows the course of the river, from near its source to the River Frome - also see Archive PDF Download


Frome Valley Trail 16 miles - between Evershot and Dorchester - Archive PDF Download (Cycle) and walking Archive PDF Download (Walk 1)Archive PDF Download (Walk 2)Archive PDF Download (Walk 3)


Monarch's Way - 615 miles long distance route following the route of King Charles II


North Dorset Trailway 7.5 miles - walking, cycling and horse riding - along the route of the old Somerset and Dorset Railway line - see also (old) Archive PDF Download


Purbeck Way 28 miles - between Wareham Quay and Ballard Down (near Swanage) or Chapman's Pool (near Worth Matravers)


South West Coast Path 630 miles - between Somerset's Minehead on the edge of Exmoor and Poole Harbour in Dorset


Stour Valley Way 64 miles - follows the course of the river


Wareham Forest Way 13 miles - between Wareham to Sturminster Marshall


Wessex Ridgeway Trail 62.5 miles - walking, cycling and horse riding trail between Ashmore and Lyme Regis - see also Archive PDF Download


Lawrence of Arabia Trail 6.75 miles - circular trail starts and finishes at Bovington's famous Tank Museum - see also Archive PDF Download


Archived PDF download - Enid Blyton trail


Archived PDF download - Hardy Trail



Rambleon by Ramblerman – for walking festivals and walk / cycle tacks and trails


For more information on wheelchair / buggy accessible walks in Dorset see www.accessiblecountryside.org.uk/dorset


Cycle Hire in Dorset


Charlie The Bikemonger - Cycle Hire in Swanage


Front Bike Hire - on Bournemouth seafront


Jurassic Electric - local guided tours by electric bike


Jurassic Trails Cycle Hire, Preston Beach, Weymouth


Kool Cycle Hire - West Cliff Road, Bournemouth


Moors Valley Cycle Hire - Moors Valley Country Park and Forest, Horton Road, Ashley Heath, Ringwood - trailers, tag-a-longs, wheelchair bike


On Yer Bike - Bike Hire In Bournemouth


Purbeck Cycle Hire - Cyclexperience, Wareham Station, Northport, Wareham, Dorset


Weymouth Bike Hire - Weymouth Bike Hire deliver and collect in Weymouth, Portland, Dorchester areas


Dorset Cycles - Stalbridge, Sturminster Newton


Dorset Cyclelife - Poundbury - electric bike hire


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