How to get here

By train

Maiden Newton train station 6 miles, Dorchester West train station and Dorchester South train station, both 8 miles away.

By road

Sign-posted just off the A352, 8 miles north of Dorchester and 10 miles south of Sherbourne.

By foot

From the centre of Cerne Abbas village it is a gentle ΒΌ 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.

By bus

Bus service Damory Coaches 216 between Dorchester and Sherborne stops at the Cerne Giant viewing area and car park, and Cerne Abbas village. It runs on weekdays only.

By cycle

National Cycle Network route 26 between Castle Cary and Dorchester, mainly on quiet roads with some traffic-free sections heading into Dorchester. From Dorchester it's 8 miles along a quiet, but rough and uneven road to Cerne Abbas.


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