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Abbotsbury from Portesham
Introduction to Walk 3523

Photo from the walk - Abbotsbury from Portesham

County/Area - Dorset

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.2 miles / 8.5 km

Ascent - 500 feet / 152 metres

Grade - easy

A Dorset walk that visits the attractive village of Abbotsbury with its many historic connections. The route uses an inland section of the South West Coast Path and a disused railway track.  A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Ordnance Survey Explorer OL15Sheet Map1:25kBUY 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.

Recommended Reading

South West Coast Path Map Booklet - Minehead to St Ives

South West Coast Path Map Booklet - Minehead to St IvesMap 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.
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