South West Coast Path Challenge Event
We have entered a team into this event which is organised by the SOUTH WEST COAST PATH ASSOCIATION because we are all too aware that we make use of these amzing paths every week and during our Festival.
Money raised from this 10 mile walk will go to the SWCP and the National Trust to help maintain and protect our precious Coastline!
As we have registered a team under the name of DORSET NORDIC WALKING – you can join us rather than enter the event direct.
The Cost is £10 and you get a T shirt!!
We will need to know BEFORE 10th October if you are up for this and we will even offer some training walks!
Here’s more info from SWCP…………..
We will register at Shell Bay and be bussed to Durlston at the start for what is actually the last leg of the 630 mile South West Coast Path. High, level cliff walking between St Aldhelm’s Head and Durlston Head is followed by fairly easy walking along the promenade of the seaside town of Swanage.
As you walk through open grassland and woodland around Studland, keep a look out for bottlenose dolphins and take time to enjoy the beautiful seasonal wildflowers and butterflies and the spectacular views of the chalk stacks of Old Harry. Three miles of sandy beaches running all the way to South Haven Point offer plenty of opportunities to rest and take in the views across Poole Bay to Bournemouth and the Isle of Wight.
Just before the ferry to Sandbanks the famous steel sculpture marks the end of the Challenge route and the end of the South West Coast Path.
Lunch: Please bring a packed lunch with you as weather permitting we will stop for a break on Ballard Down overlooking Swanage Bay.
Please note there will be a photographer capturing this event.
LocationStudland Ferry Car Park
Ferry Road, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 3BA United Kingdom