Walking

Walking trail

Walking with pumps at Pamphill

Walking trail

Pamphill is the perfect place to catch your breath while wandering around the hidden Dorset villages.

Daydream about country living in one of its cottages, promise to return and have a picnic on the green, or take a drink in the local pub. This walk can’t help but inspire. Grade of walk: Flip Flop (easy and lots of fun); Type of walk: 'Hidden Places', 'Historical Footsteps'.

Placeholder Image

Map

Map route for walking with pumps at Pamphill

Start:

St Stephen's church, grid ref: ST990008

1

Park at St Stephen's church, at the end of Oak Avenue and follow the avenue of trees keeping left of the green.

Read more

2

Walk past the Pamphill Church of England First School and The Vine pub.

Read more

3

Take the track to your right, past the thatched cottages, into Little Pamphill Walk.

Read more

4

Rejoin the road on the hill.

5

Finally, turn right up the hill, to the school and retrace your route here.

Read more

End:

St Stephen's church, grid ref: ST990008

You made it

Following this trail on mobile or tablet? Share your experience.

Walking with pumps at Pamphill

Terrain

The terrain on Pamphill is fairly light and easy. It's a good walk for beginners.

Dogs are welcome but please keep them on leads after Vine Hill.

Walking with pumps at Pamphill

Contact us

Walking with pumps at Pamphill

How to get here

Address
Pamphill, near Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 4ED
By train

Poole, 7.5 miles (12km).

By road

Signposted off B3082 Wimborne Minster to Blandford Forum road. Car park to north of Pamphill Green close to St Stephen's church.

By bus

Wilts & Dorset 3, Poole to Wimborne, then 45 minute walk to estate.

Walking with pumps at Pamphill

Facilities and access

  • Farm shop and café (not National Trust) are close to St Stephen's church at the end of the Oak Avenue on Pamphill Green
  • Dogs are welcome but please keep them on leads after Vine Hill