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Blackmore Vale Path

121 km / 75 miles

Dorset, Somerset
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
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Easy; River
Start and Finish
ST885062 - Blandford Forum, Dorset
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

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Greenwood Grange Farm Cottages  (bookable online)
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30 Km

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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