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Guided Walk: Three Heaths

Join our friendly guide on a guided walk exploring the newly designated Purbeck Heaths National Nature Reserve, one of the most important heathland areas in England.

  • Booking essential
  • Free event

Join our friendly guide on a guided walk exploring Middlebere Heath, Hartland Moor and Slepe Heath. Explore the landscape that has shaped the history and cultural heritage of the Isle of Purbeck.

See the heather in full bloom on this walk through the heart of the Purbeck Heaths National Nature Reserve. The route crosses Middlebere Heath, Hartland Moor and Slepe Heath, and part of it follows the course of the Middlebere Plateway, the earliest railway in Dorset.

4.5 miles, 2.5 hours Some gentle slopes Muddy in places.

This walk is approximately 4.5 miles long.

This is a free event but please book a free ticket to reserve a space.

Times

The basics

Booking details

Call 03442491895 This is a free event, but please book a free ticket to reserve a space

Meeting point

The walk will begin at Middlebere farm track. What3Words location lucky.roses.castle https://www.google.com/maps/@50.6677881,-2.0532752,19z

What to bring and wear

Sturdy footwear and clothing appropriate for the elements is essential. A bottle of water is advisable.

Accessibility

Slopes and uneven ground. Possibility of wet and muddy conditions underfoot.

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