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Southover Heath from Tolpuddle
Introduction to Walk 3748

Photo from the walk - Southover Heath from Tolpuddle

County/Area - Dorset

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

Ascent - 400 feet / 121 metres

Time - 2 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy

An easy walk from the village of Tolpuddle in Dorset which was renowned for its six 'Tolpuddle Martyrs' who were transported to Australia in 1834 for challenging the inequalities in farm labouring. The route crosses pleasant Dorset countryside and includes a section of woodland. If you have time, you can also visit the Tolpuddle Martyr's Museum which offers a walking trail around the village. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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