How to get here
Maiden Newton train station 6 miles, Dorchester West train station and Dorchester South train station, both 8 miles away.
Sign-posted just off the A352, 8 miles north of Dorchester and 10 miles south of Sherbourne.
From the centre of Cerne Abbas village it is a gentle ¼ mile walk along a sign-posted footpath to the Cerne Giant viewing area.The Wessex Ridgeway passes 1 mile from the Cerne Giant and is linked by quiet roads and other footpaths. It is a long-distance trail running along ancient trackways from Marlborough in Wiltshire to Lyme Regis on the Dorset coast.
Bus service between Dorchester and Sherborne stops at the Cerne Giant viewing area and car park, and Cerne Abbas village. It runs twice daily on weekdays only.
National Cycle Network route 26 between Castle Cary and Dorchester mainly on quiet roads, but with some traffic-free sections heading into Dorchester. From Dorchester it is 8 miles along a quiet, but rough and uneven road to Cerne Abbas.