Tuckton/Wick to Hengistbury Head and back

A Dorset walk posted on 08/06/19 by Aurelie-21. Update : 16/07/19

A circular walk from Tuckton/Wick to Hengistbury Head using path along the river Stour and Christchurch harbour.

Technical sheet
Calculated time Calculated time: 2h45[?]
Distance Distance : 5.89mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 52ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 43ft
Highest point Highest point : 62ft
Lowest point Lowest point : -7ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Dorset
Starting point Starting point : N 50.729312° / W 1.785996°
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Description

Park at the Pay and Displays car park in Wick Lane, Tuckton. There is also some parking along the road.

(D/A) Join the Stour Valley Way along the River Stour and go east.

(1) Turn right and then left to go up to Warren Hill.

(2) Take the small path on your right.

(3) Turn right and follow the main path until you reach Wick Lane. Walk carefully on the roadside to the car park (D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. mi 0 - Car park
1 : mi 1.42 - alt. mi 1.42
2 : mi 2.44 - alt. mi 2.44
3 : mi 3.68 - alt. mi 3.68
D/A : mi 5.89 - alt. mi 5.89 - Car park

Useful Information

Toilets at the starting point.

Hikideas and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

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