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Welcome to the Ramblers Dorset Area events page which has information about events organised by Dorset local Ramblers groups, groups from adjacent counties and events likely to be of interest to walkers.

Wessex Wanderer Railway Walks May To October 2024
The Wessex Wanderer Railway Walks were set up in 1995, are a series of free to join walks running from mid-May to Mid-October each year led by Ramblers walk leaders from Ramblers groups in Avon, Dorset. Somerset and Wiltshire. The walks will run again in 2024. The details of the walks will appear in a leaflet and will also appear as and when more become available on Wessex Wanderer Railway Walks site .

Purbeck Plod Challenge Walk 2024
This event in the beautiful Purbeck countryside is normally an annual one but was cancelled in 2020 and 2021 due to Covid.

The East Dorset Ramblers Group organised The Purbeck PLod again in both 2022 and 2023 with the same three routes followed in 2019. The 25 mile route (run or walk) following the Coast Path from Swanage to Kimmeridge, then inland via Ridgeway Hill, Corfe Castle and Ballard Down and back on the Coast Path to Swanage. The 16-mile route for walkers only using a link from the coast via Kingston to Corfe Castle and the recently added 12-mile route. For news of the next Plod please visit East Dorset Ramblers

The event will take place in 2024, but with a diversion to accommodate a cliff fall.