Countryside areas in Dorset
Explore outdoor places in Dorset this autumn and enjoy woodland trails, open countryside and summits with far-reaching views. Spend time with the family in the crisp, fresh, air for a great day out.
Step outside and enjoy time with the family this autumn
Fontmell and Melbury Downs in Dorset is a landscape for all seasons. Discover the array of wildlife and archaeological features to explore.
The Golden Cap estate has miles of footpaths to explore with plenty of highlights to enjoy along the way. Discover woodlands with coast and countryside views.
Ideal for short walks with panoramic distant views towards Somerset and Dartmoor. The hillfort is traversed by the Jubilee Trail, the Monarch’s Way and the Wessex Ridgeway.
Lewesdon Hill is a fantastic spot for a walk and the National Trust's highest point in Dorset. Climb to the top through woodland for far-reaching countryside views from the summit.
From panoramic views to ancient landmarks, there’s much to see and do at Hambledon Hill, an Iron Age hillfort that’s now a national nature reserve.
Dorset's largest hill fort renowned for its downland wildlife
Ancient naked figure sculpted into the chalk hillside above Cerne Abbas
Iron Age hillfort home to protected wildlife