Programme of Dorset Walks in August

All walks are for 90 minutes over a distance of 1 – 2 miles and cost £4.00 – apart from Alners Gorse which is free.
Turn up at any of the walks you want to – no booking required.
Click on the map references to see a map showing each starting point

Please note that these walks are likely to change at short notice – so please check the web site before you leave!
For more information email Bob Ford or telephone 01305 750118 or 07980 967473.

Monday July 30th 2.30 – 4.00 pm
Moreton Forest
(replaces the previously advertised walk at Win Green)
Meet at the Forestry Commission entrance a mile east of Waddock Cross,
map reference SY811912 (see map)

Friday August 3rd 10.00 am – 11.30 am
Portland Cliffs and Quarries
 
This walk includes a free coffee afterwards in the hotel bistro!
Meet outside the main entrance, The Heights Hotel, Portland,
map reference SY688729 (see map)

Monday August 6th 10.30 – 12.00 am
Alner’s Gorse
A FREE Open University Exploring Nature Walk with Sherborne U3A Nature Group to look at butterflies, hopefully including the Brown Hairstreak.
Meet in the Butterfly Conservation car park on the north side of the Hazelbury Bryan road, a mile east of King’s Stag, map reference ST737100 (see map)

Monday August 13th 2.30 – 4.00 pm
Thorncombe Woods, Higher Bockhampton
 
Meet at the car park for Hardy’s Cottage, map reference SY726922 (see map)

Monday August 20th 2.30 – 4.00 pm
Win Green (postponed from July 30th)
Meet in the Win Green car park on the top of the downs (just over the county boundary in Wiltshire), map reference ST923206 (see map)

Friday August 24th 10.00 am – 11.30 am
Portland Cliffs and Quarries
 
This walk includes a free coffee afterwards in the hotel bistro!
Meet outside the main entrance, The Heights Hotel, Portland,
map reference SY688729 (see map)

Monday August 27th 2.30 – 4.00 pm
Morden Bog, Wareham Forest

Meet in the Sika Trail car park on the Wareham – Bere Regis road,
map reference SY906893 (see map)

Friday August 31st 10.00 am – 11.30 am
Portland Cliffs and Quarries
 
This walk includes a free coffee afterwards in the hotel bistro!
Meet outside the main entrance, The Heights Hotel, Portland,
map reference SY688729 (see map)