Milton Abbas walk 2.3 miles Milton Abbas walk 5.6 miles Plush walk 4.7 miles Shapwick walk 1 mile Shapwick walk 5.4 miles Shapwick walk 22.8 miles Shroton walks 2.25, 3.25 or 4 miles Shroton walk 7.75 miles Sixpenny Handley walk 6 miles Stourpaine walk 1 mile Stourpaine walk 2.7 miles Mobile phone - a mobile is a good safety device to have with you, even if reception is patchy you can always walk to high ground and try to get a signal if you get lost or seperated from a group walk (which is extremely rare!). Cross trainers may suffice in good weather and flat routes. Water: even in winter one can loose a litre or more of fluid by perspiration. You can get a good view from up the hill at. Also if you are late for a walk you can contact the Walk Leader and ask them to wait for five or ten minutes, please be aware however that if you are very late the Walk Leader will have no choice but to start the walk. If you have any problems logging in to the form, it might be because you email is not the one we have registered against your name, or it may be spelt incorrectly. A print out of the event details - our event start details are optimised for car Satnavs, so you can enter the walk start address, postcodes and even latitude and longtitude coordinates to help you find the walk. We visited on a Craft fair which was well attended and the Abbey was very interesting to visit and in picturesque setting well worth a visit if in the area. Proper walking boots and socks - every year a few new people will turn up to longer walks in unsuitable footwear and suffer painful blisters, sore ankles or be forced to get the bus home as a result. Lowland and Hill Walks. May include some steep paths and open country, and may be at a brisk pace. Please contact the Membership Secretary if you cannot log in. For your comfort and safety please be prepared for the anticipated weather and the terrain of the walk - keep in mind the following: Boots: Hiking boots that are both waterproof and breathable, and provide good ankle support, are important as soon as you encounter any mud. Turn left. Suitable for pushchairs if they can be lifted over occasional obstructions. Technical - walks for experienced and very fit walkers with additional technical skills. Walking boots and warm, waterproof clothing are essential. Directions: From the A354 in the centre of Milborne Saint Andrew, turn into Milton Road signposted Milton Abbas / Hilton. After passing Clenston Lodge, it then heads back through Oatclose Wood and Whatcombe Wood. The path down from the village is easy going, but it's a shame that you don't get a better view of the pond, with its 'keep out' signs. Breathable ones are best. 2019. The path down from the village is easy going, but it's a shame that you don't get a better view of the pond, with its 'keep out' signs. Event Difficulty. The walk finally crosses rolling farmland with great views before finishing back in Milton Abbas. more, Architectural Buildings, Monuments & Statues, Churches & Cathedrals, Continue your visit to www.tripadvisor.co.uk. Despite being four months since lockdown started, still completely closed , even the footpaths around the property. Dogs are welcome to join us on this event but we do ask the following:Please ensure you adhere to the Countryside Code at all times - see (Keeping Dogs Under Effective Control)If your dog is uncontrolled and strays in open land frightening other animals or livestock, the leader is supported by the OutdoorLads board of trustees to ask you to leave the event as this is not acceptable behaviour. A hydration bladder is easier to use than bottled water, but higher maintenance. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. Layered clothing: allows you to quickly adapt to changes in the weather as well as body temperature. The Hambro Arms is conveniently placed for a drink when we finish. It is mainly fourteenth century, enlarged after a fire in 1309 but the Lady Chapel was lost at the dissolution and the nave was never finished. The town was demolished by the 1st Earl of Dorchester between 1771 and 1790 and the abbey, saved for the town at the Dissolution of the Monasteries in 1539, was turned into his private chapel adjacent to his fine new house. During the winter a rainproof jacket is a must, and many members also swear by waterproof over-trousars or quick drying outdoor fabrics. Created with Sketch. Leisurely - walks for reasonably fit people with at least a little country walking experience. Easy Moderate Very Hard. Anyway, the church itself is very impressive in size, but without as much decoration as you might expect. DT11 0BP. The print out will also give you the Walk Leader name and mobile should you run into to trouble on the journey there. Registered office: 2nd floor, Camelford House, 87-90 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TW. Medicines: If you have allergies, are diabetic, or have minor ailments don't forget these! Description: This is a circular walk starting from Milton Abbas that heads along the Jubilee Trail to Winterborne Clenston. Walk or event leader: Daniel Contact: 07765 497887 Email event leader . Visited this marvellous building on a wet Sunday. Waterproof Jacket: essential when hiking in all but the calmest of weather. Of course we did not want to upset anybody and we left but the experience was not nice, it could be easy avoided by visible signs. Company registration number: 4458492. All pictures are licensed for reuse under Creative Commons. Bear in mind the distance of the walk, regional differences in terrain and the possibility of bad weather, which can make a walk more difficult than planned. The stained glass window on the south side is alive with colour, there are 2 interesting sculptures and if you are a. fan of Santiago, a wonderful wooden bust of the old saint. 18 km (12 miles), 309m height gain in total. were all taken by surprise because there is no signs anywhere to say that the Abbey is closed or that we are not allowed to walk around there. Walk in front of the farmhouse and fork right, down to a bridge and wooden gate. This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in the United States. Leaders may refuse to accept participants who in their opinion are inadequately equipped or unfit. Food: a packed lunch will be required unless otherwise stated. Sorry, there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. You must contact the organiser or leader in advance for further details. P. S. There is a nice bench beneath the trees outside, ideal for a picnic if you don't mind carrying it there! From April to October shorts are usually a better bet. Is this a place or activity you would suggest for, Is this a place or activity you would go to on a, Is this a romantic place or activity that you would suggest for, Are the prices for this place or activity, Is this a must-do if you are traveling with a, Would you recommend this place or activity to a friend looking for an, Super charming village..a wonderful day out...though we were drenched..the atmosphere was lively with live music bands of all sorts, folks dressed up in traditional attire..a puppet theatre and dedica, You could so easily drive past the road that leads down into the village. OutdoorLads.com is owned and operated by OutdoorLads Ltd, a registered charity in England and Wales 1133121 and a company limited by guarantee 6589498. Walk or event leader: Shaun Contact: 07765 497887 Email event leader .