Walk - Abbotsbury Castle
5.9 miles (9.5 km)
Abbotsbury Buller's Way Car Park - DT3 4LA Buller's Way Car Park
Challenging - The route follows the back of Chesil Bank and the South Dorset Ridgeway. It is generally flat with one long climb.
A rewarding walk through 5000 years of history, travelling high above the coastline along the South Dorset Ridgeway, a Stone Age route peppered with archaeological remains. Below, St Peter's Abbey was a fifth-century holy site. Subtropical gardens, a swannery and a fourteenth-century chapel add to the many charms of the picturesque village of Abbotsbury. Older children able to cope with the rigours of the route will love exploring the rambling remains of the hillfort.
Abbotsbury Beach is a dog-friendly beach. Have a look at our Top Dog Walks on the South West Coast Path for more dog-friendly beaches and pubs.