3.9 of 5 (4 votes)

Corfe Castle Circular via St Aldelm's Head

A moderate walk (coast) starting and finishing in Dorset, England, about 20.80km (12.92 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 6:45h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 265m (869ft)
Loss 330m (1082ft)
Max. Elevation 170m (557ft)
Elevation (total) 595m (1951ft)
Start
Corfe Castle
End
Corfe Castle
Distance 20.80km
(12.92mi)
Duration ~6:45h
Difficulty  
Moderate
Created by Anonymous Walker on 17 Feb 2016
This is a circular walk that starts in Corfe Castle and takes in Kimmeridge, a section of the South West Coastal Path, St Aldelm's Head and Worth Matravers before herading back in to Corfe Castle.

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Waypoints

OS Grid SY932821
Footpath west to Cross Dykes.
OS Grid SY922818
Track descending escarpment
About 1.08 km (~0.67 miles) from
OS Grid SY916813
Pick up this road and head East 200m
About 0.73 km (~0.45 miles) from
OS Grid SY922813
Follow footpath to Hyde wood.
About 0.57 km (~0.35 miles) from
OS Grid SY916802
Turn left, pick up footpath to Kimmeridge.
About 1.26 km (~0.78 miles) from
OS Grid SY914794
Follow road through to toll.
About 0.81 km (~0.5 miles) from
OS Grid SY907786
Follow paths to Purbeck Marine Wildlife Reserve.
About 1.00 km (~0.62 miles) from
OS Grid SY920777
Follow SWCP to Clavell's Hard.
About 1.51 km (~0.94 miles) from
OS Grid SY944773
Follow SWCP around towards Renscombe Farm.
About 2.42 km (~1.5 miles) from
OS Grid SY962777
Head south along path to St Aldelm's head.
About 1.84 km (~1.14 miles) from
OS Grid SY960755
Carry on east towards Winspit.
About 2.25 km (~1.4 miles) from
OS Grid SY976761
Head north inland to Worth Matravers.
About 1.66 km (~1.03 miles) from
OS Grid SY974775
Pick up foot path heading North towards Corfe Castle via the Purbeck Way.
About 1.45 km (~0.9 miles) from
OS Grid SY969791
Cross the road here and follow the fp back to Corfe Castle.
About 1.71 km (~1.06 miles) from
OS Grid SY964808
Pick up the bridleway and head west along northern flank of Corfe Common.
About 1.77 km (~1.1 miles) from

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