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Priory Cycle Ride

A pleasant, gentle cycle route through the Frome Valley from the historic walled town of Wareham to the villages of East and West Holme.

Cycle hire is available from Cyclexperience.



Details of the Priory Cycle Ride
Starting point: Wareham Quay - nearest postcode BH20 4LP
Alternative starting point:  Stoborough village
Distance: 8 miles (12.8km)
Average Time needed: 1 hour
Grading: Moderate - Mostly minor roads. One A-road crossing using a cycle crossing.
Route leaflet:

Purchase a copy of the route leaflet from Discover Purbeck Information Centre in Wareham or download a copy of the Priory Ride leaflet for free.

To request a copy of the leaflet in large print, please call 01929 557237.

Relevant Ordnance Survey map: Explorer Map No.OL15 (Purbeck and South Dorset). You can buy a copy from Discover Purbeck Information Centre in Wareham.
Cycle parking: Cycle parking is available at Wareham Quay for 4 bikes.
Public transport: There is a railway station on the Weymouth to London Waterloo line at Wareham. Most trains can accommodate a number of bikes on each journey. The Northport Greenway provides a cycle route between Wareham Railway Station and Wareham Quay.
Car parking: Long stay car parking is available at Streche Road and Connegar Lane in Wareham. 
Facilities and refreshments: Refreshments are available at Wareham and West Holme. Public toilets are available on Wareham Quay.
Other activities in the area:

Wareham Forest WayThe Purbeck WayThe Purbeck Way West RouteThe Wareham Two Rivers WalksMorden BogStoborough HeathHartland MoorArne RSPB Nature ReserveWareham Museum

Spending a few days in Dorset? Find somewhere to stay on the website.

Please take care on all roads and follow the Highway Code. 


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