GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Delph Woods

1 miles (1.4 km)

This woodland nature reserve is located near Corfe Mullen, Wimborne and Poole in Dorset.
The site includes a small car park and some pleasant shady footpaths running along a pretty stream. It's a peaceful place with lots of woodland birds to listen and look out for.
The Castleman Trailway runs along the western side of the woods. You could pick up this shared cycling and walking trail and follow it south to visit Upton Heath and Upton Country Park. The historic minster at Wimborne lies just to the north.


BH21 3BY - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Delph Woods OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Delph Woods Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Dog Walking

The woods are ideal for a dog walk so you'll probably see other owners on your visit.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Merley, footbridge over stream in Delph Woods - - 1417681

Merley, footbridge over stream in Delph Woods. A small footbridge crosses this little stream, immediately south of the Broadstone cricket field.

Merley, stream and bridge in Delph Woods - - 1417748

One of the main tracks, also a bridleway, crosses the stream by way of this low brick bridge.

Merley, bench in Delph Woods - - 1417764

A small bench on the westward path in Delph Woods, an ideal place to sit and relax – most of those who do so probably watch as their dogs play!

Merley, a clearing in Delph Woods - - 1417697

Looking across the width of this narrow clearing from just in the woods on its western side.

Castleman Trail - - 1840159

Castleman Trail

Merley, lofty tree in Delph Woods - - 1417732

This magnificent tree stands in a sort of mini-clearing in Delph Woods, making it not only one of the most conspicuous individuals but also probably one of the farthest from its neighbours.

Delph Woods, old gravel pit - - 1551618

One of several ponds in Delph Woods, once a site for gravel and clay extraction; presumably a former gravel pit.

Broadstone Cricket Club ground in Delph Woods - - 1417662

Merley: Broadstone Cricket Club ground in the woods. This cricket field forms a large clearing in Delph Woods, and belings to Canford School, a select independent school a couple of miles to the northwest.

GPS Files

GPX File

Delph Woods.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)