Travel from Ringwood to Poole along the disused Southampton to Dorchester railway line on this easy cycle and walking route. Route highlights include 3 lovely country parks - Avon Heath Country Park, Moors Valley Country Park and Upton Country Park. The trail runs for a distance of about 15 miles on a fairly flat path so it's a good ride for families or anyone looking for an easy, sheltered walk.
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Castleman Trailway Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Castleman Trailway Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Castleman Trailway OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Castleman Trailway Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
Castleman Trailway Pubs/Cafes
The country parks on the route all have good cafes where you can stop off for some refreshments. At Avon Heath for example there's a splendid cafe with a good menu serving delicious coffee, cake, breakfasts & lunches. It's located at a postcode of BH24 2DH for your sat navs.
At Upton Country Park there's tea rooms with a lovely terrace where you can enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the Walled Garden. It's a great spot for a rest on a warm summer day.