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Cerne Abbas Giant

Cerne Abbas

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Cerne Abbas Giants

Telephone: +44 (0)1297 489481

Opening Times

Open (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Telephone: +44 (0)1297 489481



  • Picnic Site - There is a picnic area a short walk away from the viewing point at the car park.

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted - Dogs are welcome, but please keep them on leads.
  • Open All Year
  • Toilets - Public toilets in Cerne Abbas village.

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free) - Free parking in A352 lay-by (not National Trust). Suitable for coaches.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

The village of Cerne Abbas is located eight miles north of Dorchester on the A352. There is a lay-by viewpoint and parking area adjacent to A352 for the Giant.

Public Transport Directions

By cycle: National Cycle Network route 26 between Castle Cary and Dorchester, mainly on quiet roads with some traffic-free sections heading into Dorchester. From Dorchester it's 8 miles along a quiet, but rough and uneven road to Cerne Abbas.

On foot: From the centre of Cerne Abbas village it is a gentle ¼ mile walk along a sign-posted footpath to the Cerne Giant viewing area.The Wessex Ridgeway passes 1 mile from the Cerne Giant and is linked by quiet roads and other footpaths. It is a long-distance trail running along ancient trackways from Marlborough in Wiltshire to Lyme Regis on the Dorset coast.

By bus: Bus service Damory Coaches 216 between Dorchester and Sherborne stops at the Cerne Giant viewing area and car park, and Cerne Abbas village. It runs on weekdays only.

By train: Maiden Newton train station 6 miles, Dorchester West train station and Dorchester South train station, both 8 miles away.

Telephone: +44 (0)1297 489481

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