Walk do110 Melbury Osmond and Melbury Park from Evershot

In the footsteps of Tess of the d'Urbervilles


Route outline for walk do110:

Evershot  -  Paradise Wood  -  Evershot Plantation  -  Banger's Moor  -  Sares Wood  -  Lucerne Lake  -  Melbury Park  -  The Macmillan Way  -  Melbury Osmond  -  Lower Barton  -  Melbury House  -  Evershot.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The Acorn Inn in Evershot appears in Thomas Hardy's 'Tess of the d'Urbervilles' as the 'Sow and Acorn'.

Thomas Hardy's mother, Jemima, was baptised and married in St Osmond church. On the north side of the church is the thatched cottage where she spent her childhood.

The poet George Crabbe was rector of St Osmond church in Melbury Osmond from 1783-87.


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This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map 117
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 194
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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