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Wareham Forest Way

Dorset

21 km / 13 miles
Stretching from Wareham to Sturminster Marshall, the Wareham Forest Way discovers some of the less well known landscapes of north Purbeck. Breathtaking views and shady glades, an Iron Age hill fort and a wealth of wildlife make this a truly memorable walk.


Details:

Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Pine cone and name in blue
Attributes: Easy
Heritage
Start: SY924871 - Wareham, Dorset View on StreetMap
Finish: ST949002 - Sturminster Marshall, Dorset View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Wareham Forest Way Visit Dorset - Wareham Forest Way Dorset For You - Wareham Forest Way

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Leaflet Four Walks in Purbeck  (Discover Purbeck Information Centre )
Leaflet Wareham Forest Way  (Discover Purbeck Information Centre )

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 (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 195
OS Landranger Active 195
OS Explorer 15, 117, 118
OS Explorer Active 15, 117, 118
Other Paper Maps:
ZigZag 16 Stripmap
Purbeck Way & Wareham Forest Way (Yellow Publications - May 2016)

Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

 
 
From
Path
Along
Path
B & B Accommodation
Dormers  (bookable online)
3 km
< 1 km
B & B Accommodation
2 Heath Cottages  (bookable online)
3 km
< 1 km
Bunk House
< 1 km
3 km

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Route Profile:

20.5 km (12.7 miles)
227 m (745 ft) ascent
86 m (282 ft)  maximum height

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