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The White Horse & Sutton Poyntz from Osmington
Introduction to Walk 1597

Photo from the walk - The White Horse & Sutton Poyntz from Osmington

County/Area - Dorset

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Ascent - 900 feet / 273 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This short walk climbs onto White Horse Hill using the South West Coast Path (inland option). The White Horse can be seen on the hillside from the A353 and is popular landmark in the area.


 

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