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Priory Cycle Ride

A pleasant, gentle cycle route through the Frome Valley from the historic walled town of Wareham to the villages of East and West Holme.

Details of the Priory Cycle Ride
Starting point: Wareham Quay - nearest postcode BH20 4LP
Alternative starting point:  Stoborough village
Distance: 8 miles (12.8km)
Average Time needed: 1 hour
Grading: Moderate - Mostly minor roads. One A-road crossing using a cycle crossing.
Route leaflet: Purchase a copy of the route leaflet from Discover Purbeck Information Centre in Wareham or download a copy of the Priory Ride leaflet for free.
Relevant Ordnance Survey map: Explorer Map No.OL15 (Purbeck and South Dorset). You can buy a copy from Discover Purbeck Information Centre in Wareham.
Cycle parking: Cycle parking is available at Wareham Quay for 4 bikes.
Public transport: There is a railway station on the Weymouth to London Waterloo line at Wareham. Most trains can accommodate a number of bikes on each journey. The Northport Greenway provides a cycle route between Wareham Railway Station and Wareham Quay.
Car parking: Long stay car parking is available at Streche Road and Connegar Lane in Wareham. 
Facilities and refreshments: Refreshments are available at Wareham and West Holme. Public toilets are available on Wareham Quay.
Other activities in the area:

Wareham Forest WayThe Purbeck WayThe Purbeck Way West RouteThe Wareham Two Rivers WalksMorden BogStoborough HeathHartland MoorArne RSPB Nature ReserveWareham Museum

Spending a few days in Dorset? Find somewhere to stay on the visit-dorset.com website.

Please take care on all roads and follow the Highway Code. 

 

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