Blackmore Vale Path

A 75 miles long distance footpath in south-west England which circles the Blackmore Vale region in the counties of Dorset and Somerset. Maps, statistics and gpx route file for the walk are included.

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Statistics and Files
Start: Blandford Forum
Distance: 75 miles (121 km)
Grid Ref: ST885062
Climbing: 1,194 metres
Walk time: 30-36 hours
Days: 5-7

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Blackmore Vale Path is a long distance footpath which by using ancient tracks circumnavigates the Vale of Blackmore in the counties of Dorset and Somerset, south-west England. From the beginning of the walk at Blandford Forum the route, when taken in a clockwise direction, visits Winterbourne Stickland, Milton Abbas, Dewlish, Tolpuddle, Puddletown, Dorchester, Charlton High Down, Godmanstone, Cerne Abbas and the Cerne Giant, Minterne Magna, Hermitage, Leigh, Yetminster, Yeovil, Sherborne, Stalbridge, Sturminster Newton and Okeford Fitzpaine before returing to Blandford Forum.

Useful Links:
The Blackmore Vale Path Guide Book
Long Distance Walkers Association

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