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E9 symbol (EU stars on blue)Bournemouth Coast Path

Dorset, Hampshire

The Bournemouth Coast Path is full of varied interest with two natural harbours, ferries, woods, high cliffs and some of the finest views on the south coast. At the same time there is transport close to hand making the path an attractive walking route not only for experienced walkers but also visitors and residents who may wish to explore only short stretches of coastline.

The Bournemouth Coast Path links the Dorset Coast Path, the final and most easterly section of the South West Coast Path National Trail, with the Solent Way running from Milford-on-Sea to Emsworth. This creates a continuous route from Minehead in Somerset to Emsworth on the Hampshire-Surrey border.

From Milford-on-Sea to Poole it forms part of the E9 E-Route.

See also E-Routes (E9)


Details:

Waymark: E9 symbol (EU stars on blue)
Path Type: Other Paths
Waymark: E9 symbol (EU stars on blue)
Attributes: Challenging
Coastal
Urban
Start: SZ031789 - Swanage, Dorset View on StreetMap
Finish: SZ325958 - Lymington, Hampshire View on StreetMap
Open Date: 1985
Web Sites: Exploring the Bournemouth Coast Path Jason McDonald's Walking Pages - Bournemouth Coast Path Annierak - Bournemouth Coast Path

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Exploring the Bournemouth Coast Path  (Countryside Books  - 2005 )

Maps:

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 195, 196
OS Landranger Active 195, 196
OS Explorer 15, 22, 29
OS Explorer Active 15, 22, 29

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
From
Path
Along
Path
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
< 1 Km
B & B Accommodation
Rivendell Guest House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
< 1 Km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
23 Km
B & B Accommodation
Avon Breeze  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
34 Km
Caravan Park
Glen Orchard Holiday Park  (bookable online)
1 Km
40 Km
B & B Accommodation
Harvest House  (bookable online)
1 Km
47 Km
Self-catering
The Summer House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
48 Km
Other
Glamping The Wight Way  (bookable online)
5 Km
51 Km

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Route Profile:

57.8 Km (35.9 miles)
640 m (2,100 ft) ascent
90 m (295 ft)  maximum height

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