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Riverside walk

LOCALITY: Wareham, Dorset
DISTANCE: 1 miles (1.61 km)
FACILITIES: There & back, Parking, Toilets, Pub, Cafe

GRADIENT: Mostly flat
TERRAIN: Medium
OS MAP: Purbeck and South Dorset

Walk description:

From Sandford drive along the A351 towards Wareham. Drive into Wareham along the North Causeway. Once you have parked your car walk along South Street and head for the Quay.

You will come to a bridge that crosses the River Frome. Walk across the bridge and you will see a large metal gate on your left. The access to the river walk is on the left of this.

The walk start with a tarmac path that joins a compact gravel path. Walk all the way along this path until you come to the Radclyffe Yacht Club. From here you need to turn around and retrace your steps to where to joined the walk.

When you get back to the entrance to the walk by the metal gate, turn left. Walk a little way along the pavement, till you come to a small wooden gate. Go through the gate and this brings you into Priory Meadow.

Priory Meadow is a community access and Heritage project which is a small circular walk. All along the walk are information board telling you about the wild life that you could see.


Additional notes:

This is a very pleasant walk along side the River Frome. There are toilets and eating facilities in Wareham Town Centre.


22/02/2008 | Walk posted by cathy nettley

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