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Walk off lunch !

Always a great walk up too st Catherine’s chapel to burn off lunch from the Illchester arms, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Standing proud above the sweeping coastal landscape

this historic chapel is still in use, wonderful to know that. What's more, it's only ten minutes... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dartford, United Kingdom
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  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“chesil beach”(34 reviews)
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Grove Lane, Abbotsbury, Weymouth DT3 4JH, England
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All reviews fantastic views chesil beach walk up worth the climb abbotsbury village up hill a special place historic gem patron saint every direction nice walk surrounding countryside quick look chesil bank post office coastal path overlooking the sea
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a great walk up too st Catherine’s chapel to burn off lunch from the Illchester arms, and the kids love playing football in the small park with any of the locals if there about !, the views are stunning especially the fleet lagoon !.

Thank Z129MMjasonl
Reviewed 1 week ago

this historic chapel is still in use, wonderful to know that. What's more, it's only ten minutes stroll then easy sloping path up from the back of the Ilchester Arms. the views around of Portland and chesil beach and towards Lyme bay are fantastic. We...More

Thank brianandpat2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

An easy little walk here and back is well worth it. Lovely views from all sides. Do go if in the area.

Thank Neil O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have wanted to walk to St Catherine’s Chapel for some time & am so pleased I did on a recent sunny day in October. Parked at the car park near the Swannery & had a fabulous walk to The Chapel. The Chapel is free to...More

Thank places2seeplaces2go
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It took around 15-20 minutes walk from town centre. It was a great walk especially under a sunny day, with breezes. You surely would throw all your worries behind with this wonderful view. Chapel still has service during Holy Week.

Thank GaryL0505
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Chapel sits up on a hill outside the pretty village of Abbotsbury. There is no charge, and you can go inside to look at the interior. Very pretty and well worth the five minute walk up the country path. Great place to take photos.

Thank James P
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

What amazing views you get on top of the hill. There is nothing in the chapel but worth every step up there. So glad we finally did it after 25 years of visiting the area.

Thank Tracey1169
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Beautiful coastal walk to interesting little chapel on a hill. Great views of Chesil Beach and Abbotsbury.

Thank Jeni W
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The story of this chapel can be read at the chapel. It is nice to walk to the chapel. Follow the signs from the parking at the swannery. From the chapel you can walk to Abbotsbury. You can stop at the The Old Schoolhouse and...More

Thank Travell I
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Great views of Chesil beach and Abbotsbury are had from here, 10 minutes to walk up here from the village 15th century chapel empty inside, been coming here for 30 years. Becouse it’s quite high up it can get a bit breezy.

Thank Clivey57
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