Category Archives: Dorset

107. Tuckton to Milford-on-Sea

December 2015 For this walk I’m leaving Dorset and crossing into Hampshire. This means not only have I completed another county I’ve also completed my first region – South West England (cue debate from those that would argue Hampshire is … Continue reading

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106. Tuckton to Sandbanks

December 2015 Having now walked around Poole Harbour I’m continuing east along the coast. Having left the South West Coast Path at Shell Bay I wondered if navigation might become difficult with no formal coast path yet. But the Poole Harbour … Continue reading

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105. Brownsea Island

Brownsea Island is an island (as you might have guessed) located in Poole Harbour. It is one of my favourite places. I have been visiting it regularly probably since the age of around 5 or 6 and go at least … Continue reading

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Islands of Poole Harbour

Although I have walked around Poole Harbour I have not quite finished with it’s coastline, since the large shallow harbour also contains a number of islands. These are mostly private and/or inaccessible without your own boat, but below is a … Continue reading

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104. Poole to Sandbanks

January 2016 This is the last part of the Poole Harbour trail and means I’ve finally linked up the walks from the end of the South West Coast Path at South Haven Point and the start of Poole Bay at North … Continue reading

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103. Poole to Poole via Holes Bay

January 2016 Unusually this walk starts and finishes in the same place, namely Poole Town Centre. This was because when I walked the Poole Harbour Trail I crossed the bridge into Poole from Hamworthy but later realised I had missed … Continue reading

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93. Holton Heath to Poole

December 2014 For this walk rather than continue from Sandford where I got to last time I decided instead to start from Holton Heath railway station and walk from there to Sandford, where I would resume my walk around the … Continue reading

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92. Wareham to Sandford

December 2014 For this walk I am continuing along the Poole Harbour Trail around Poole Harbour. It was another glorious winter day, cold but sunny with clear skies and good visibility, making it a good day for a walk. I drove down … Continue reading

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91. Arne

April 2009 Although I have been following the Poole Harbour trail around Poole Harbour, there is a fairly sizeable area of the coast that it misses out. This is the Arne peninsula, an area of land that sticks out into Poole harbour and … Continue reading

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90. Wareham to Corfe Castle

December 2014 For this walk I am continuing along the Poole Harbour Trail following (roughly) the edge of Poole Harbour. It was a very cold but clear and sunny day (the sort of day that has been rather absent this winter) and I … Continue reading

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