The Best Kingston Walks

The Best Kingston Walks Purbeck Hills Dorset

The Best Kingston Walks includes 12 superb walks starting in the small Purbeck village of Kingston which is located about 2 miles south of Corfe Castle and about 5 miles west of the popular seaside resort of Swanage. The village boasts an excellent pub – the Scott Arms – as well as the elaborate St James’ Church which resembles a miniature early English cathedral. The village is served by regular buses to Swanage, Corfe Castle, Wareham and Poole (Purbeck Breezer 40 service)

Walk highlights include routes to Corfe Castle, Swyre Head, Kimmeridge and Chapmans Pool.

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Colmers Hill Walk

Colmers Hill is one of the most recognisable scenes in the West Dorset landscape, this iconic conical-shaped hill rises 417 feet above the village of Symondsbury on the edge of Bridport. It has been part of the Symondsbury Estate for over one hundred years and is open to the public with a permissive path up to the top. There are several walks in the area, the shorter Colmers Hill Walk is described below.

Distance: 1.6 miles Circular
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Ascent: 295ft, Highest Point 417ft
OS Map: OS Explorer 116 Lyme Regis & Bridport
Date of Walk: June 202

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