Dorset Pub Walks

A series of scenic walks in Dorset

Stourpaine, Hod Hill & Hambledon Hill

Hod Hill Fort - Outer rampart & ditch

Hod Hill Ramparts & Ditch

This walk involves climbing up to see Hod Hill, the remains of an Iron Age and Roman hill fort, and Hambledon Hill, which contains the remains of an Iron Age fort. It offers fine views from both hills.

The walk starts and ends in Stourpaine, on the A350 to the north-west of Blandford Forum (grid reference ST 862095). You need to use two OS Explorer maps - 117 and 118.

Going: Moderate - involves a number of relatively steep climbs and descents.

Distance: approximately 8 miles (12.8 Km).

Pubs: There is a pub in Stourpaine and another in Iwerne Courtney (also known as Shroton), just off the walk to the east of Hamledon Hill.

Stourpaine Walk Map