Walks nearby

Below are some local walks with pictures along the way

Westover Farm to Charmouth and Charmouth Beach
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Walking from Westover Farm to Charmouth and Charmouth Beach in January

A sunny day with long sharp winter shadows

Walk 100 metres down the lane to the stile on the right
Walk 100 metres down the lane to the stile on the right
Over the stile into Big Mead
Over the stile into Big Mead
Down across Big Mead to the bridge over Westover Stream
Down across Big Mead to the bridge over Westover Stream
The bridge over Westover Stream
The bridge over Westover Stream
Accross Millands to the Kissing Gate
Accross Millands to the Kissing Gate
Through the broken kissing gate into Long Withies
Through the broken kissing gate into Long Withies
Over the next footbridge, then turn right.
Over the next footbridge, then turn right.
The Westover Stream joins the Wootton Stream.
Look out for a Kingfisher and a Dipper
The Westover Stream joins the Wootton Stream.
Look out for a Kingfisher and a Dipper
A Mallard duck in the stream
A Mallard duck in the stream.
Towards the "Long" bridge by the ancient oak
Towards the “Long” bridge by the ancient oak
Continue with the copse on your right.  
SNCI.  The copse and the land on the other side of the stream is surveyed by the Dorset Wildlife Trust, as a Site on National Conservation Interest.
Continue with the copse on your right.
SNCI. The copse and the land on the other side of the stream is surveyed by the Dorset Wildlife Trust, as a Site on National Conservation Interest.
Through the kissing gate, to leave Westover Farm
Through the kissing gate, to leave Westover Farm
Along the field with a copse on your left
Along the field with a copse on your left
Into the next field.  As you climb, Charmouth comes into view
Into the next field. As you climb, Charmouth comes into view
Towards the underpass, under the A35
Towards the underpass, under the A35
Through the underpass
Through the underpass
Past Charmouth Playing Field, on your left.  Cliffs in the distance
Past Charmouth Playing Field, on your left. Cliffs in the distance
Down Barrs Lane
Down Barrs Lane
Charmouth Bakery on your left.  Lovely products, but not always open
Charmouth Bakery on your left. Lovely products, but not always open
Onto Charmouth High Street
Onto Charmouth High Street
Straight over, to go down Lower Sea Lane
Straight over, to go down Lower Sea Lane
Charmouth beach car park
Charmouth beach car park
First view of Golden Cap in the distance.  Tide is in.  
SOFT ROCK CAFÉ  Refreshments and takeaway food - the green building on the beach in the distance
First view of Golden Cap in the distance. Tide is in.
SOFT ROCK CAFÉ Refreshments and takeaway food – the green building on the beach in the distance
Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre.  Start here for details and information about the coast, tides and fossils.  
An excellent childrens area.
BEACH CAFÉ  Food, refreshments and LOOS
Charmouth Beach Information
Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre. Start here for details and information about the coast, tides and fossils.
An excellent childrens area.
BEACH CAFÉ Food, refreshments and LOOS
Charmouth Beach Information
On the beach looking East towards Golden Cap.  The tide in.
The Jurassic Coast
On the beach looking East towards Golden Cap. The tide in.
The Jurassic Coast
Looking West towards Lyme Regis. 
When the tide is out, a wonderful 40 minute walk to Lyme Regis.  CHECK TIDE times
The Jurassic Coast
Looking West towards Lyme Regis.
When the tide is out, a wonderful 40 minute walk to Lyme Regis. CHECK TIDE times
The Jurassic Coast
The Westover Stream having joined the River Char, arrives at the sea.
The Westover Stream having joined the River Char, arrives at the sea.