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West Dorset Mountain Bikers

This page has some of the routes we have done around Dorset and beyond. Each route has a description, an OS map photo (1:50,000 scale) and a .GPX file which can be downloaded and opened in an app like Memory Map or uploaded into Garmin (or similar) GPS device.

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In the .GPX File column:
click the icon to open a .ZIP file and save or open the .GPX file
or
Click the Garmin Connect link which will open a new page with the stats and details of the ride in my Garmin Connect history

 

Route Name
Date
Description / Comments
OS
Map

.GPX File

Wool

 

20 miles

1200ft climbing

3 Dec 17

Out route to East Lulworth
Pick up the coastal path at West Lulworth
Turn right at Ringstead Bay to Holworth
Pick up the inland coastal path to Winfrith Newburgh
Good descent thru the Five Marys
Take the BW to Coombe Keynes then road back to Wool

Refreshments at The Black Bear (Wool)

 

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Puddletown

 

20 miles

1064ft climbing

22 Nov 17

Follow the bridleways from Broadmayne to Max Gate
Go across Dorchester past the Showground
Turn right on to the BW to Hill Farm
At the crossroads turn right onto the ridgeway trail to Puddletown
Take the BW around the edge of Puddletown Forest
Turn right on the road and go to Norris Mill Farm
Turn Left on to the BOAT to Lewell Mill
At the road turn left and head back to Broadmayne
Possible refreshment stops at The Blue Vinney (Puddletown), The New Inn (West Knighton), The Black Dog (Broadmayne)

 

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Purbecks

 

19 miles

992ft climbing

19 Nov 17

Uusal route thru Rempstone Forest
At Corfe Castle go up Brenscombe Hill and Nine Barrow Down
Turn left on "Kelsall's Back Passage" down to the B3351
Turn left after the Golf Club and dscend via Black down to Studland Beach and the Cafe

 

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Ridgeway & Martinstown

 

23 miles

1228ft climbing

14 Nov 17
Top of the Roman Road to Hardy's Monument
Via the road above Long Bredy
Descent to the A35 up the windy lane to the Roman Road
2km Descent into Winterbourne Abbas
Thru Martinstown and back to the ridgeway via Goulds Hill
Lunch and ales at the Brewers Arms (Martinstown)

 

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Barn Cafe

 

22 miles

871ft climbing

24 Sep 17

Out thru Wareham Forest

Bere Regis via Black Hill and descent into Shitterton

Excellent descent and forest track from Woodbury Hill to Bloxworth

Cross the A35 and return via Wareham Forest

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