Tyneham from Kimmeridge

Introduction to Walk 1331

Photo from the walk - Tyneham from Kimmeridge

County/Area - Dorset

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.8 miles / 11 km

Ascent - 1300 feet / 394 metres

Grade - easy/mod

The Dorset village of Kimmeridge is the starting point for this walk. Following the South West Coast Path the route passes the oil derricks before climbing onto Gad Cliff. A descent to the deserted village of Tyneham provides a good place for pic-nic before returning along country paths a short way inland from the coast. 

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1534
Swyre Head & Tyneham Cap from Kimmeridge
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.8 miles / 19.1 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 2568
2.3 miles / 3.6 km away
Egmont Point & Kimmeridge Bay from Tyneham
Grade - moderate
Length - 14.0 miles / 22.8 km
Walk 1533
2.3 miles / 3.6 km away
Gad Cliff & Povington Hill from Tyneham
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 2925
3.3 miles / 5.3 km away
St Aldhelm's Head near Worth Matravers
Grade - easy
Length - 4.1 miles / 6.7 km
Walk 1004
6.1 miles / 9.7 km away
Lulworth Cove & Durdle Door
Grade - easy
Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km
Walk 1329
6.1 miles / 9.7 km away
Durdle Door & White Nothe from Lulworth Cove
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 3389
6.1 miles / 9.7 km away
Bindon Hill and the Fossil Forest from Lulworth
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 2579
7.5 miles / 12.0 km away
Purbeck Coast from Swanage
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 1634
7.6 miles / 12.2 km away
Old Harry & Ballard Down from Studland
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.3 miles / 8.6 km
Walk 1613
8.3 miles / 13.2 km away
Studland and Old Harry Rocks from Sheel Bay
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 2575
10.0 miles / 16.1 km away
Durdle Door & Lulworth Cove
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

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

Suitable Reading

South West Coast Path Map Booklet - St Ives to PlymouthSouth West Coast Path Map Booklet - St Ives to Plymouth

Map of part of the southern section of the 630 mile (1014km) South West Coast Path National Trail. Covers the trail from St Ives to Plymouth along the west Cornwall and Devon coastline. This convenient and compact booklet of Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps shows the route, providing all of the mapping you need to walk the trail in either direction. - More information

South West Coast Path Map Booklet - Minehead to St IvesSouth West Coast Path Map Booklet - Minehead to St Ives

Map of the northern section of the 630 mile (1014km) South West Coast Path National Trail. Covers the trail from Minehead to St Ives along the north Devon and Cornish coastline. This convenient and compact booklet of Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps shows the route, providing all of the mapping you need to walk the trail in either direction. - More information

General Information

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The Warwick Guest House
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Mobile Homes 4u - Static Caravan Hire
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Greenwood Guest House
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15.2 miles / 24.4 km away
Top Parts B&B
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La Fosse at Cranborne
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22.5 miles / 36.0 km away
Rockstone Cottage
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NOTE - all distances are "as the crow flies"

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