Minterne Magna & the Cerne Giant

Introduction to Walk 1328

Photo from the walk - Minterne Magna & the Cerne Giant

County/Area - Dorset

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.8 miles / 11 km

Ascent - 700 feet / 212 metres

Grade - easy/mod

The Cerne Giant is one of many highlights of this Dorset walk. Starting from the attractive village of Cerne Abbas the outward route follows the high ground to Minterne Magna. The return route through Up Cerne is no less attractive.

Walk Description

Map showing start

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Explorer Map graphic - OS Explorer - Sheet 117 BUY MAP

Landranger Map graphic - OS Landranger - Sheet 194 BUY MAP

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

General Information

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Accommodation Nearby

Top Parts B&B
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9.3 miles / 14.9 km away
Greenwood Guest House
Weymouth
13.8 miles / 22.1 km away
The Warwick Guest House
Weymouth
14.2 miles / 22.7 km away
Golden Acre Holiday Properties
Eype
14.9 miles / 23.8 km away
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Chideock Cottage
Chideock
15.8 miles / 25.3 km away
Cove House
Lulworth Cove
16.4 miles / 26.3 km away
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Gillingham
17.9 miles / 28.7 km away
Fernhill Hotel
Charmouth
20.0 miles / 32.0 km away
La Fosse at Cranborne
Cranborne
25.6 miles / 41.0 km away
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Swanage
26.7 miles / 42.8 km away

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