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With Durdle Door, Brownsea Island, Jurassic Coast and a whole host of other stunning sights, Dorset is an amazing place for a stroll

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

This challenging coastal walk rewards Edward Griffiths with exhilarating views over Worbarrow Bay. He also visits a ghost village whose residents were evacuated in 1943

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Edward Griffiths follows in the footsteps of Romans on this route between Hamworthy and Badbury Rings. Along the way he enjoys some fine views over the Stour plains towards Poole

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Edward Griffiths admires sensational views from the highest point on the south coast before exploring a medieval fishing and farming hamlet

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Edward Griffiths follows this intriguing walk along the River Stour to a heather-clad valley and an historic common, where turf was once dug, which offers fine views over the River Avon flood plain

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Whether you set out on bike or on foot, Dorset Food & Drink have come up with a great way for you and your tastebuds to explore the county’s food scene this summer, says Jane Adkins

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Edward Griffiths follows an important Roman military supply route that leads to one of the finest churches in Dorset and the final resting place for a King of Wessex

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

From ancient woodland to a remnant of a monastic route, Edward Griffiths walks through history in the Blackmore Vale

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Edward Griffiths discovers a town tucked away in the heavenly hills of West Dorset with a river running through it and glorious views

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Edward Griffiths explores a wild heath landscape near Poole which is home to some very rare residents

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Edward Griffiths starts this bluebell walk in Cranborne Chase at a remarkable airfield that was once home to two Glider Pilot Regiments which played a key role on D-Day

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Edward Griffiths explores old Christchurch, uncovering some of its historical places and fascinating people

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Edward Griffiths enjoys a spring stroll through a rare remnant of Dorset’s ancient heath, an area which still retains a sense of untameable wild beauty and immense age

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Edward Griffiths enjoys a heathland stroll filled with bird song and the scent of pines, and along the way he glimpses a top secret establishment

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Monday, February 20, 2017

Edward Griffiths embarks on a challenging walk which rewards with sensational vistas across coast and countryside

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Edward Griffiths explores Boscombe’s history - from royal connections to artisans’ homes - with a few surprises along the way

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Edward Griffiths takes a stroll around Poole’s fascinating past in this short history packed walk filled with architectural treasures

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

When the weather gets colder, there’s not much more refreshing than a brisk walk across the countryside, and there’s plenty of that here in Dorset…

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Edward Griffiths enjoys this bracing walk across chalk downland and is rewarded with magnificent vistas across the county

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Thursday, December 15, 2016

On this urban walk Edward Griffiths discovers the industrial heritage that helped build Bournemouth and finds a relic of ancient heathland that provides a wild oasis

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Edward Griffiths takes in a Roman temple with wonderful vistas and then visits an urban nature reserve renowned for its rare feathered winter visitors

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Friday, December 9, 2016

People throughout Great Britain are being invited to step out with the Ramblers during its free, annual Festival of Winter Walks (17 December 2016 - 8 January 2017), where walkers across the country will leave footprints in the snow as they explore Britain at its wintry best.

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Edward Griffiths enjoys some superb views on this walk which takes in a country inn that featured in one of Thomas Hardy’s novels, and we visit a delightful Domesday village

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Edward Griffiths enjoys some of Bournemouth’s glorious green spaces including a nature reserve named after a smuggler and a fine country park created from a common

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Edward Griffiths enjoys exploring a peaceful rural idyll off the beaten track in the depths of the Dorset countryside where sheep safely graze

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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Edward Griffiths walks the ancient drovers’ routes around an Iron Age hill fort, before admiring an avenue of beech trees in their full autumn glory

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Edward Griffiths climbs an Iron Age hill fort and is rewarded with some outstanding views across the county and beyond

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Edward Griffiths follows in the footsteps of the Romans on this heathland walk in Poole that takes in a nature reserve

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Monday, August 22, 2016

Edward Griffiths is enchanted by the Stour Valley Nature Reserve, a wildlife haven within easy reach of Bournemouth

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Friday, August 12, 2016

Edward Griffiths embarks on a Blackmore Vale countryside adventure that rewards the walker with outstanding views across Dorset and Somerset

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Edward Griffiths enjoys a nature-filled walk through the Vale of Blackmore and admires a medieval manor house with a magnificent oak beamed roof

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Edward Griffiths goes tree spotting on this delightful urban walk which revisits the Pleasure Gardens of the 1870s

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Edward Griffiths explores a rugged landscape that retains echoes of Saxon fields and corn mills from its agricultural past

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Monday, June 20, 2016

Edward Griffiths enjoys an easy coastal stroll with sensational views towards Old Harry Rocks and then explores Canford Cliffs Village

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Edward Griffiths enjoys a leisurely stroll through Thomas Hardy’s ‘Vale of the Little Dairies’

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Edward Griffiths follows in the footsteps of Count Vladimir Tchertkoff and his exiled Russian intellectuals who set up their home and revolutionary printing press in Southbourne

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Thursday, May 5, 2016

Edward Griffiths enjoys exploring the riverside paths and lovely rolling parkland around Wimborne Minster

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Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Edward Griffiths enjoys a bracing walk along the South West Coast Path

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Thursday, March 24, 2016

Edward Griffiths enjoys a walk of contrasts, featuring urban glamour and the wild coastal beauty of dunes and heathland (Photos by Edward)

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Edward Griffiths explores the Georgian town of Blandford Forum before strolling through the nearby countryside

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Edward Griffiths enjoys exploring the Dorset landscape that inspired local residents Thomas Hardy and William Barnes

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Thursday, February 18, 2016

Almshouses and alleys, taverns and merchants’ houses - Edward Griffiths explores the fascinating historic quarter of this important seafaring town on foot

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

We asked you and your canine companions to share more favourite local walkies

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Thursday, January 14, 2016

On this winter walk, Edward Griffiths visits an impressive Neolithic barrow situated on a chalk ridge at the edge of Cranborne Chase

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Monday, January 11, 2016

Edward Griffiths enjoys a waterside ramble with seaside vistas, a nature reserve and a visit to an elegant cliff top castle

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Monday, January 11, 2016

Tried and tested by two-legged and four-legged walkers, these dog-friendly rambles are the perfect way to step into the New Year and explore our lovely county

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Monday, December 21, 2015

Edward Griffiths enjoys a walk between two historic sites, a Grade I listed country house dating from the 16th century and an Iron Age hill fort with panoramic views

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Thursday, December 10, 2015

Edward Griffiths walks through 4,000 years of history on this coastal stroll that takes in the distinctive wooded ravines and seafront promenades of this area

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Edward Griffiths follows in the footsteps of one of Dorset’s most famous smugglers, Issac Gulliver, on this Bournemouth walk

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Edward Griffiths enjoys the windswept heights of The Dorsetshire Gap, an area steeped in history and the site of a junction where five ancient tracks meet

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