Here are some suggestions of our favourite places to take a spring walk in Dorset. From coast to island, hill to castle, there's lots of places to explore on foot.
There is plenty of wildlife and history to discover on this walk. Catch a glimpse of a rare red squirrel or discover traces of Brownsea's once industrial past.
Three great walks to enjoy the best of Purbeck in the springtime. Longer days mean more time to explore further afield while the woodlands and wildflower meadows are bursting into life.
A family-friendly marked circular trail through the dunes. Look out for the seahorse sculpture, great sea views and wildlife along the way.
Enjoy a walk through Hardy's woods with this selection of trails.
Perched high above a meander on the River Stour, this hill fort has wide ranging views over rural Dorset and is home to spectacular wildflowers and butterflies.
A gentle circular walk exploring the historic landscape around Corfe Castle.
This is a circular walk of historic interest which takes you up through beautiful woodlands to King Alfred’s Tower and returning through Park Hill Camp Iron Age Hill Fort and Turner’s Paddock.
The walk explores this important lowland heath, which is one of the largest areas of its type in Dorset. All six of Britain's reptile species are found here.
From castles, to moorland, to cities, to coast, there are so many walks to enjoy in and around Somerset.
Colour's returning to the gardens and countryside of the South West. Here's a few suggestions of walks to take in the changing season.