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Abbotsbury Castle and Chesil Beach from Abbotsbury
Introduction to Walk 2289

Photo from the walk - Abbotsbury Castle and Chesil Beach from Abbotsbury

County/Area - Dorset

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 950 feet / 288 metres

Time - 4 hours 0 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

The village of Abbotsbury in Dorset is a wonderful place to start with its many stone built thatched cottages in a spectacular location beneath the downs. Other points of interest include the remains of St Peter's Abbey, Chapel Hill, Abbotsbury Gardens and the Swannery so what starts as a half day walk soon becomes a full day visit to the village. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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