The 30 nearest easy to follow walks, routes & maps to UK Postcode DT6

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The Thirty nearest easy to follow walks, routes & maps to UK Postcode DT6 in Walk Grade Order

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Walk do103 Eggardon Hill from Askerswell

Impressive Hill Fort

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.5 (9)
Ascent:630ft (192m)
Time:2.75hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk do118 Abbotsbury Castle and Chesil Beach from West Bexington

Magnificent views

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.75 (7.5)
Ascent:811ft (247m)
Time:2½ hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk do141 Abbotsbury Castle, West Bexington and Chesil Beach from Abbotsbury

Superb views

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.25 (13)
Ascent:1,070ft (326m)
Time:4 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk do128 Littlebredy from Abbotsbury

Superb views

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.25 (11.5)
Ascent:1,158ft (353m)
Time:3.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk do111 Abbotsbury Castle and Chesil Beach from Abbotsbury

Superb views

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.25 (10)
Ascent:994ft (303m)
Time:3.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk do110 Melbury Osmond and Melbury Park from Evershot

In the footsteps of Tess of the d'Urbervilles

Vital Statistics:

Length:5 (8)
Ascent:558ft (170m)
Time:2½ hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk do122 Black Down (Hardy Monument) via Great Hill from Winterbourne St Martin, Martinstown

Fine ridge walk with expanding views

Vital Statistics:

Length:7 (11)
Ascent:1,037ft (316m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk do105 Black Down (Hardy Monument) via Corton Down from Winterbourne St Martin, Martinstown

Fine ridge walk with expanding views

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.25 (11.5)
Ascent:847ft (258m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk do114 Stinsford and Hardy's Cottage from Higher Bockhampton

The heart of Thomas Hardy's Wessex

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.75 (7.5)
Ascent:499ft (152m)
Time:2.25hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk do108 Stinsford, Puddletown Forest and Hardy's Cottage from Higher Bockhampton

The heart of Wessex

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.25 (11.5)
Ascent:643ft (196m)
Time:3.25hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk do133 Hardy's Cottage and Puddletown Forest from Higher Bockhampton

The heart of Wessex

Vital Statistics:

Length:5 (8)
Ascent:561ft (171m)
Time:2½ hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk do139 Athelhampton from Tolpuddle

A stroll through history

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.25 (8.5)
Ascent:322ft (98m)
Time:2.25hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk do101 Swyre Head and The Jurassic Coast from Durdle Door

Coastal walk to a superb Limestone arch

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.25 (8.5)
Ascent:1,234ft (376m)
Time:3.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk do126 Ringstead Bay, Durdle Door and The Jurassic Coast from Lulworth Cove

Coastal walk to a superb Limestone arch

Vital Statistics:

Length:9 (14.5)
Ascent:1,191ft (363m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk do115 Corfe Castle and Houns Tout Cliffs from Worth Matravers

Iconic Castle and Cliffs

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.5 (15)
Ascent:1,388ft (423m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk do142 St Aldhelm's Head (St Alban's Head) from Worth Matravers

One short, steep ascent to magnificent views

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.75 (7.5)
Ascent:754ft (230m)
Time:2½ hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk so109 Black Hill (Quantocks) and Hurley Beacon from Holford

Superb views

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.75 (12.5)
Ascent:1,264ft (385m)
Time:4.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk de134 Stockleigh Pomeroy and Raddon Hills from Shobrooke

Fine views from a less travelled part of Devon

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.75 (11)
Ascent:1,208ft (368m)
Time:3.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk so106 Haddon Hill and Wimbleball Lake from Bury

Superb views followed by a river side stroll

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.75 (9)
Ascent:1,083ft (330m)
Time:3.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk so110 Beacon Batch from Cheddar Gorge

A stroll in the Mendips

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.5 (12)
Ascent:656ft (200m)
Time:3.25hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk so114 Buckland Dinham and Great Elm from Mells

Lovely walk in gentle rolling hills & valleys

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.75 (9.5)
Ascent:600ft (183m)
Time:2.75hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk de138 Hound Tor (Bonehill Down) and Bowerman's Nose from Swallerton Gate

Lovely moorland walk to a famous feature

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.25 (10)
Ascent:1,132ft (345m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk de103 The Teign Gorge from Dogmarsh Bridge

Popular gorge walk - and with good reason

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.25 (8.5)
Ascent:912ft (278m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk so152 Withypool Hill and River Barle from Withypool

An ancient stone circle & riverside stroll

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.75 (14)
Ascent:1,634ft (498m)
Time:4.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk so187 Dunkery Beacon and Stoke Pero from Luccombe

Exmoor's and Somerset's Highest Point

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.5 (15)
Ascent:2,038ft (621m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk so132 Dunkery Beacon from Webbers Post

Exmoor's & Somerset's Highest Point

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.75 (11)
Ascent:1,254ft (382m)
Time:3.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk wi114 Salisbury Cathedral and The River Avon from Salisbury

Historic Salisbury

Vital Statistics:

Length:2.25 (3.5)
Ascent:164ft (50m)
Time:1 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk so121 Selworthy Beacon from Bossington

Stunning coastal views

Vital Statistics:

Length:6 (9.5)
Ascent:1,408ft (429m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk de115 Start Bay from Slapton Sands

Wild sea and nature reserve

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.25 (10)
Ascent:998ft (304m)
Time:3.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk de133 Laughter Tor from Dartmeet

Lovely valley and open moorland

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.25 (11.5)
Ascent:1,247ft (380m)
Time:3.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)



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