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.
Jubilee Trail Walks September 2022
After plans for 25th anniversary celebratory walks in September 2020 did not take place due to Covid-19 restrictions, this celebration of the Trail took place during the weekend of 24th and 25th September 2022 when leaders from the local groups led walks to cover almost the entire Trail. See our Jubilee Trail page for more information about the Trail and the Jubilee Trail Guide.
Wessex Wanderer Railway Walks May To October 2023
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 2023. 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 2023
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