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Well Presented and a Straightforward History Walk

Well marked out and kept in good condition. Some good views into the old town, and out across the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
WalkLeader
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Alfriston, United Kingdom
A great walk with wonderful perspectives!

There is a guide you can take a quick picture of with your phone at the beginning of the walk. If... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Theresa M
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Oakland, California
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Well marked out and kept in good condition. Some good views into the old town, and out across the nearby rivers ... and unusual views. There were clear information boards along the way

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Something to do for an hour or so if you are a visitor although unless you know in advance that these are grass walls, you maybe disappointed Even living here we still walk around them occasionally stopping at the quay for an ice cream or...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a guide you can take a quick picture of with your phone at the beginning of the walk. If you have read much about the exploits of King Alfred of Wessex you will enjoy the feel you get for their efforts to ward...More

1  Thank Theresa M
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We stopped in Wareham for lunch, but first decided to do the one mile walk around the walls. There is an excellent guide book to the walls, on sale in the town library for £2. There are 7 information boards round the walk, though you...More

Thank BeejayBerkshire
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

The wall Walk was an addition not anticipated when looking to visit Wareham. It is worth looking at the review photos to see if this floats your boat!!?? The walk does given some different vistas but overall it was an ok thing to do but...More

Thank St4ontour
Reviewed 25 August 2018

A really great walk, lots to see, not to be missed, a very pleasant walk. Great history, views and a great chance to nose a some lovely houses :)

Thank sijo469
Reviewed 20 June 2018

The walls surround the town on 3 sides and have lovely views over the town and surrounding countryside - very nice!

1  Thank deek470
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We've been to Wareham many times but this walk offered a totally different viewpoint. Of course, it helps when the sun shines like it did this morning but we thoroughly enjoyed a stroll that gave us the opportunity to see the sleepier parts of Wareham....More

1  Thank cm9cm9
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I often walk back from Wareham shops along the walls in either direction. Always something to see, birds, Deer etc. Unless you know before hand, some might expect stone walls and not a grassed earth bank. It has been here for over a thousand years...More

1  Thank hargrave
Reviewed 21 March 2018

It is interesting that because much of the outside of the city is un-developed, it gives you a real perspective of just how high and impressive these walls must have been. We took a walk around the entire length which took about 40 minutes. There...More

1  Thank Drew186305
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