Shipton Gorge Parish Council

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Shipton Gorge Ramblers

rambler1Shipton Gorge Ramblers are a local group who explore the coastal and inland countryside of West Dorset. Our walks are not unduly strenuous and we enjoy the company of our fellow walkers as much as the wonderful scenery that is a feature of this part of the county. Visitors and walkers from outside Shipton Gorge are most welcome to join us.

Walks usually take place on the third Friday of each month. We meet at the telephone kiosk in Brook Street, Shipton Gorge at 10.00 a.m. unless otherwise stated below. We arrange shared lifts by car for walks starting away from the village. For further information, please contact Janet on 897241 or Vicky on 482849.

Itinerary for 2017

Friday 21 April – Circular walk via Burton Bradstock.

Friday 19 May – Shipton Hill – bluebell walk.

Friday 16 June – Eggardon Hill.

Friday 21 July – Portland High Angle Batteries and Broadcroft Quarry (rare silver studded butterfly and wild flowers).

Friday 18 August – Chilcombe to Litton Cheney.

Friday 15 September – Circular walk via Uploders.

Friday 20 October – Dorchester walk.

Friday 17 November – Bridport walk.

Friday 15 December (meet at 11.00 a.m.) – Short walk followed by Christmas drinks and nibbles.