The Quarrymans Ways walk is a circular trail starting in Acton, near Swanage. It provides a unique chance to see old quarries and imagine what Purbeck must have been like 100 years ago.
|Start point:||Acton village car park|
Nearest postcode: BH19 3JS or grid ref: SY 988 785
|Distance:||1 ½ miles|
|Typical time to complete the walk:||1 hour|
|Accessibility:||This route follows quite lanes and crosses open fields. There are a number of stiles and gates along the route.|
Pick up a copy of the route leaflet from the Discover Purbeck Information Centre or download the Quarrymans Ways leaflet (pdf, 886kb) (opens in a new window).
|Relevant Ordnance Survey map:||Explorer Map No.OL15 (Purbeck and South Dorset). You can buy a copy from the Discover Purbeck Information Centre.|
|Footwear:||Walking boots recommended.|
|Parking:||There is a small, free car park at the start of the route.|
|Facilities and Refreshments:||There is a pub and tearooms (opens in a new window) in Worth Matravers and one pub in Langton Matravers - the two neighbouring villages.|
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|Staying a while in the area?|
You can find walker-friendly accommodation on the Visit Dorset website (opens in a new window).
This walking route along with the Smugglers Ways and Commoners Ways was created by the Purbeck Keystone Project.
Name: Discover Purbeck Information Centre
Tel: 01929 552740
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