The Quarrymans Ways walk is a circular trail starting in Acton, near Swanage. It provides a unique chance to see old quarries and imagine what Purbeck must have been like 100 years ago.
|Start point:||Acton village car park
Nearest postcode: BH19 3JS or grid ref: SY 988 785
|Typical time to complete the walk:||1 hour|
|Accessibility:||This route follows quite lanes and crosses open fields. There are a number of stiles and gates along the route.|
Download the Quarrymans Ways leaflet.
|Relevant Ordnance Survey map:||
Explorer Map No.OL15 (Purbeck and South Dorset). You can buy a copy from Discover Purbeck Information Centre.
|Footwear:||Walking boots recommended.|
|Parking:||There is a small, free car park at the start of the route in Acton village.|
|Facilities and Refreshments:||There is a pub and tearooms in Worth Matravers and one pub in Langton Matravers - the two neighbouring villages.|
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Staying a while in the area? You can find walker-friendly accommodation on the Visit Dorset website.