GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Castleman Trailway

16 miles (26 km)

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 OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Castleman Trailway Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

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.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Castleman Trailway - geograph.org.uk - 10632

Castleman Trailway. View of the trail near Ringwood

LDP Waymark Castleman Trailway

LDP Waymark Castleman Trailway

Seat on Castleman Trailway - geograph.org.uk - 1541523

Seat on Castleman Trailway. A metal seat with a leaf motif on the north side of the cycleway.

Castleman Trailway - geograph.org.uk - 1541507

Castleman Trailway on a sunny day in 2009

Bridge carrying Castleman Trailway over River Avon mill stream - geograph.org.uk - 173909

Bridge carrying the Trailway over River Avon mill stream near Ringwood. The trailway follows the course of the dismantled Brockenhurst-Ringwood railway.

Castleman Trailway in Ferndown Forest - geograph.org.uk - 29592

Castleman Trailway in Ferndown Forest. View of The Trailway crossing Uddens Water and heading south west

Castleman Trailway, West Moors - geograph.org.uk - 28508

A view looking west towards West Moors village

Castleman Trailway near Lions Hill - geograph.org.uk - 28517

Tree lined sectionnear Lions Hill. A view looking north-east towards Ashley Heath

Elevation Profile

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

Castleman Trailway.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)