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Loved this stretch. Beautiful even on a dull day. Will definitely do again when I next get a chance... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Sherborne, United Kingdom
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I miss this view so much. Waiting for a knee replacement so unable to walk this now. Have done so... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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A 6 mile rewarding South West Coast Path walk through 5000 years of history, including travelling above the coastline along the South Dorset Ridgeway, a Stone Age route peppered with archaeological remains. Below, St Peter's Abbey was a fifth...more
| Abbotsbury Buller's Way Car Park, Abbotsbury, Weymouth DT3 4LA, England
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Loved this stretch. Beautiful even on a dull day. Will definitely do again when I next get a chance when it’s sunny.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

I miss this view so much. Waiting for a knee replacement so unable to walk this now. Have done so hundreds of times

Thank carolphelps
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Brilliant location. Plenty of room in the bungalow sleeps 6. Dated but clean. Easy and quick trips to many beautiful locacations. Lots to do. Children and pet friendly .

Thank happynanna772
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

This is one of the less challenging sections of the SWCP and one which some may find less interesting too, but the slight diversion into the delightful village of Abbotsbury is well worth the extra distance and time.

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Reviewed 5 May 2018

From Abbotsbury you can walk over the Ridgeway to West Bexington, partly over agricultural land, following the official route. You pass the very old Keltic historic place of the triangular Fort Hill, looking out over the sea below.

Thank huys25
Reviewed 10 April 2018

...but a day after 24 hours of nothing but rain, the mud won the day. Much of the path was knee deep in the stuff. We still really enjoyed the walk from Burton Bradstock to Abbotsbury, but the mud and the pebbles of Chesil Beach...More

Thank Andy-S60
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We stay at the Ilchester Arms in Abbotsbury and the walk from there along the south west coast path is wonderful and the views are stunning and will not disappoint at any time of year.

Thank Cindydylan
Reviewed 5 March 2018

For a few miles east of Abbotsbury the path is way inland from the coast. For a mile around Abbotsbury itself the path provides great views both east and west. However, from there on to as far as Burton Bradstock the path is close to...More

1  Thank Roger A
Reviewed 26 October 2017

If you're visiting Abbotsbury then this route is a great one for stretching your legs and getting some panoramic views of the sea and countryside whilst giving you the option of a few stop-offs along the way. You start and end on the beach giving...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Incomparable views along this stretch of the southwest coastal path. We've walked this in all weathers with companions of varying ages and levels of fitness. It has its challenging aspects - steep climb up to St Catherine's chapel and the foot-slogging effort of shingle on...More

1  Thank Catherine L
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Response from alibiWiltshire | Reviewed this property |
Hi, not sure how far you want to walk but we have recently walked this beautiful stretch. I really recommend the inland alternative route on the south Dorset ridgeway. Catch a bus (going towards Bridport ) at the west end of... More