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Blackmore Vale Path

Dorset, Somerset

121 km / 75 miles
A route using ancient tracks, it takes in Dorchester and Yeovil, many villages within the Blackmore Vale, Sherborne Abbey, Sturminster Newton, Okeford Hill Ridgeway and the Cerne Giant.

The guide book appears to be out of print however some copies may still be available on Amazon


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Easy
Start and Finish: ST885062 - Blandford Forum, Dorset View on StreetMap
Open Date: 1995

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Blackmore Vale Path : a six days walk through Hardy country and over the Blackmore Vale with detailed maps and sketches  (Green Fields Books  - 1995 )


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Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
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Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 183, 194
OS Landranger Active 183, 194
OS Explorer 15, 117, 118, 129
OS Explorer Active 15, 117, 118, 129

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Route Profile:

120.3 km (74.8 miles)
1,978 m (6,490 ft) ascent
254 m (833 ft)  maximum height

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