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West Dorset Enigma


27 km / 17 miles
This is a varied walk that will let you savour the captivating charm and tranquility of the five Dorset villages of Litton Cheney, Puncknowle, West Bexington, Abbotsbury and Portesham. Combine this with the exhilarating views of the Dorset coastline and you have the perfect ingredient for a super walk to map read and one that you may well want to repeat.


Path Type: Anytime Challenges
Attributes: Anytime Challenges
Start and Finish: SY552906 - Litton Cheney, Dorset View on StreetMap

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Route Description - PDF West Dorset Enigma  (Garth H. Gunn ) Download File


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Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 194
OS Landranger Active 194
OS Explorer 15, 117
OS Explorer Active 15, 117

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Route Profile:

27.7 km (17.2 miles)
597 m (1,959 ft) ascent
235 m (771 ft)  maximum height

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