Best Walks in Dorset

Walks, England

Explore some of the most beautiful parts of Dorset with these walking routes.

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  • Preview of Tour Weymouth Beach & Nothe Gardens

    Tour Weymouth Beach & Nothe Gardens

    Melcombe Regis, Dorset

    by TOG24

    by TOG24

    1hr 30m / 3.8km
    Stroll along the prom, enjoy traditional seaside attractions then explore the old town and lush gardens. Step-free option en route.
    Water feature Great views Public toilets Refreshments Public transport History
  • Preview of Christchurch Beach hop

    Christchurch Beach hop

    Christchurch, Dorset

    by tfuell

    by tfuell

    3 hours / 1.7km
    Friars Cliff to Mudeford Quay via the beach and coastal path.
    Refreshments Parking Public toilets Picnic spot Great views Child friendly
  • Preview of Ancient majesty in sunny Dorset

    Ancient majesty in sunny Dorset

    Corfe Castle, Dorset

    by rosita

    by rosita

    1hr 20m / 0.7km
    A jaunt around Corfe Castle, Dorset. A National Trust site. Car park on site and you need to pay to visit but it’s worth it for the views
    Parking Picnic spot Refreshments Great views Hilly & steep Paid-for attraction
  • Preview of Upton country walk

    Upton country walk

    Hamworthy West Ward, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

    by occupational

    by occupational

    10 minutes / 0.4km
    A jaunt around Hamworthy West Ward, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
    Water feature Refreshments Picnic spot Parking Dog friendly Botanics
  • Preview of Ferrybridge to Castle Cove Cruise

    Ferrybridge to Castle Cove Cruise

    Wyke Regis, Dorset

    by TOG24

    by TOG24

    1 hour / 2.7km
    Walk along a former railway trail on this coastal path. Enjoy stunning views, gardens and a castle en route. Step-free except beach.
    Water feature Great views Public toilets Public transport History Child friendly
  • Preview of Lulworth Cove and the Fossil Forest

    Lulworth Cove and the Fossil Forest

    West Lulworth, Dorset

    by claud

    by claud

    1hr 20m / 2.5km
    Enjoy the spectacular geological feature of Lulworth Cove then head up the cliff to discover the fossil forest. Many steps en route.
    Water feature Great views Public toilets Refreshments Hilly & steep Child friendly
  • Preview of Seaside strolling in Swanage

    Seaside strolling in Swanage

    Swanage, Dorset

    by rosita

    by rosita

    2hr 10m / 1.5km
    A jaunt around Swanage Bay in Dorset
    Parking Picnic spot Great views Water feature
  • Preview of The West Bay Hike

    The West Bay Hike

    West Bay, Dorset

    by sutchfun

    by sutchfun

    2 hours / 2.6km
    A circular walk around the cliffs of West Bay in Dorset. Amazing views and epic coastline. Good for adults and more mobile kids. Enjoy!
    Dog friendly Great views Water feature Child friendly Refreshments
  • Preview of Wave on, Avon

    Wave on, Avon

    Christchurch, Dorset

    by dave

    by dave

    1 hour / 3km
    Walk and play along a sandy Avon Beach in Christchurch, Dorset. Lots of amenities, nice to walk along. Good for kids too.
    Parking Public toilets Picnic spot Refreshments Child friendly Water feature
  • Preview of Check-out Charmouth!

    Check-out Charmouth!

    Charmouth, Dorset

    by sutchfun

    by sutchfun

    1 hour / 2.3km
    Saunter among the cliffs at Charmouth in Dorset. Go fossil hunting or laze on the beach and dip your toes in the sea. Relax and recuperate.
    Water feature Great views Child friendly Public toilets Refreshments Parking
  • Preview of RSPB Arne Nature Reserve

    RSPB Arne Nature Reserve

    Arne, Dorset

    by GoJauntly

    by GoJauntly

    2hr 25m / 3.2km
    A jaunt around one of the RSPB’s flagship nature reserves in Arne, Dorset. Lovely cafe on site. Great for kids and adults alike. Enjoy!
    Parking Refreshments Dog friendly Child friendly Wildlife Paid-for attraction
  • Preview of Shell Bay to Studland Bay

    Shell Bay to Studland Bay

    Studland, Dorset

    by claud

    by claud

    20 minutes / 1km
    Walk through the heather and dunes to the quiet northern end of Knoll Beach in Studland Bay.
    Wildlife Water feature Great views Public toilets Parking Child friendly
  • Preview of South Portland Circular

    South Portland Circular

    Portland CP, Dorset

    by claud

    by claud

    1hr 50m / 5.6km
    Dramatic cliffs, walking through an old quarry, coastal landforms, lighthouses and farmland on this beaut of a walk on the Isle of Portland.
    Wildlife Water feature Great views Refreshments Parking History
  • Preview of Afternoon stroll at Lyme Regis Bay

    Afternoon stroll at Lyme Regis Bay

    Lyme Regis, Dorset

    by GoJauntly

    by GoJauntly

    40 minutes / 1.1km
    A meander along the promenade, wander as you wish to make this route longer or just enjoy a quick seaside stroll and get a nature hit.
    Parking Public toilets Refreshments Dog friendly Water feature Child friendly
  • Preview of a sunset stroll

    a sunset stroll

    Lyme Regis, Dorset

    by eliahotoole

    by eliahotoole

    15 minutes / 0.2km
    A stroll through Lyme Regis, Dorset
    Water feature Great views Refreshments Dog friendly Child friendly

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