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Walking in Weymouth and Portland

Find routes and maps for walking trails in and around Weymouth and Portland.

Weymouth and Portland has a wealth of walks, trails and local footpaths and bridleways to explore. You can travel through 20 million years of Jurassic time, explore flowery meadows and fossil-filled quarries and a wild coastline with an array of wildlife both on land and in the sea. One great way is walking the South West Coast Path which skirts around Weymouth and the Isle of Portland.

For more information about other local walks see Walking in Weymouth (opens in a new window) and  Walking in Portland (opens in a new window).

  • Chesil Beach from Portland's Coast Path South West Coast Path

    The South West Coast Path is a great way to explore Weymouth and Portland and beyond. Dramatic landscapes and seascapes are at every twist and turn along this coastal walk.

  • Hiking boots Walking maps of Littlemoor

    Walking maps of Littlemoor, encouraging more people to walk and cycle in the local area.

  • Portland quarry trails

    Portland's quarrying history has created a unique landscape to explore. In a short walk, less than 2km, find out about the famous Portland rock and quarries, how the stone was worked and transported over a century ago and the wildlife living there now.

  • The Rodwell Trail The Rodwell Trail

    The Rodwell Trail is very popular with pedestrians, cyclists and dog walkers taking in 3.5k along Weymouth's old railway line and Sandsfoot Castle.

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