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Golden Cap from Charmouth
Introduction to Walk 2580

Photo from the walk - Golden Cap from Charmouth

County/Area - Dorset

Author - Reg Carr

Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

Ascent - 1200 feet / 364 metres

Time - 3 hours 40 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

The highest cliffs on the south coast of England offer some amazing views. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Ordnance Survey Explorer 116Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer 116Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 193Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 193Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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Walk 1551
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Seatown from Charmouth via Golden Cap
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1549
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Golden Cap from Seatown
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 2771
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Lyme Regis & Uplyme Circular
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Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1550
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Charmouth from Lyme Regis
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Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 3629
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Eggardon Hill from Loders
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Length - 8.4 miles / 13.7 km
Walk 2565
13.0 miles / 20.7 km away
Littlebredy from Abbotsbury
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 2827
13.0 miles / 20.7 km away
Rodden & Langton Herring from Abbotsbury
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 9.2 miles / 15 km
Walk 2289
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Abbotsbury Castle and Chesil Beach from Abbotsbury
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 3523
14.2 miles / 22.7 km away
Abbotsbury from Portesham
Grade - easy
Length - 5.2 miles / 8.5 km
Walk 1328
17.8 miles / 28.5 km away
Minterne Magna & the Cerne Giant
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.8 miles / 11 km

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

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