Dorset is becoming a leading destination for walking breaks in the UK with over 4700 well-signed and waymarked footpaths, bridleways and byways to explore our amazing coast and countryside. There are some many choices that will keep you coming back year after year.
Specialist companies including Jurassic Jaunts, Jurassic Coast Walking and Jurassic Coast Guides can design bespoke holidays to suit your requirements and will help source accommodation and luggage transfers.
Walking holiday specialist HF Holidays have two accommodation locations in Lulworth Cove with guided and self guided walks.
Looking at taking up Nordic Walking? Let Nordic Walking Fit take you on one of their enjoyable walks and receive training on how make the most out the technique and turn a walk into a workout.
Discover Dorset with a difference
Book a trek with Donkey Walking Adventures or UK Llama’s for a unique and relaxing experience that you can't wait to tell your friends all about. Wander through the countryside with your new furry friend, they will even carry your picnic for you!
Many groups will choose Dorset for the location for their walking get-togethers and group accommodation is available throughout the county.
The mild south coast weather means you can enjoy all-year-round walking in Dorset. Just don’t forget to bring your camera to capture the awe-inspiring beauty of the wild landscapes.
Look out for accommodation which makes special provision to welcome walkers, a boot drying area or a luggage transfer is always a nice addition to make your break run smoothly.
Walking events take place throughout the year. Why not join one of the walks as part of Lyme Regis, Gillingham or Swanage and Purbeck Walking Festivals?