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Ridge Too Far


32 km / 20 miles
Put together the stunning contrast of some fine ridge walking with some of Dorset's most spectacular views and you have the recipe for a truly remarkable walk. Take time to have a drink in Britain's smallest pub - the Smiths Arms - then cross the crystal clear waters of the River Cerne and discover the clandestine lakes of the Cerne Valley before entering the picturesque chocolate box village of Cerne Abbas.


Path Type: Anytime Challenges
Attributes: Anytime Challenges
Start and Finish: SY599879 - Maiden Newton, Dorset View on StreetMap

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Route Description - PDF Ridge Too Far  (Garth H. Gunn ) Download File


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32.3 km (20.1 miles)
765 m (2,510 ft) ascent
264 m (866 ft)  maximum height

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