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Rodwell Trail

Walking Route

Weymouth
Dorset
DT4 8QG
Rodwell Trail
From Weymouth to Portland, the Legacy Trail follows a disused passenger railway line, now a wonderfully, accessible wildlife corridor. The Rodwell Trail from Weymouth to Ferrybridge is a fully surfaced route suitable for scooters, bicycles and mobility scooters. It takes you past old station platforms and Sandsfoot Castle, with lovely views out across Portland Harbour towards Portland. The Trail is also great for wildlife with many birds, plants, butterflies and other insects recorded from and along the route. A very active Friends Group help to take care of it and run regular fun events on the Trail and at Sandsfoot Castle.

Opening Times

Open All Year
Opening (1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016)

What's Nearby

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  4. Weymouth Beach


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    Managed by Dorset Wildlife...

    1.3 miles away
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  12. Lorton Meadows Conservation Centre and Reserve

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    3.31 miles away
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