GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Frome Valley Trail

16 miles (26 km)

This is a riverside walk along the River Frome from its source at Evershot to Dorchester.
Once complete the walk will extend to the mouth of the Frome at Poole Harbour.
The trail passes through Maiden Newton, Bradford Peveril and Charminster following existing rights of way as close as possible to the Frome. There is plenty to enjoy for wildlife lovers with Kingfisher, Sandmartin, Otter, Water Vole and damselfly often sighted by the Frome.

Frome Valley Trail OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Frome Valley Trail Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

At the end of the route you can pick up the Dorchester Circular Walk to extend your outing.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Dorset Walks page.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Evershot - - 40208


River Frome near Maiden Newton - - 94292

River Frome near Maiden Newton

The Frome valley, Maiden Newton - - 908393

The Frome valley, Maiden Newton. A view towards the hamlet of Cruxton on the far side of the valley. In the foreground is Langcombe Bottom.

River Frome, Dorchester - - 1126313

River Frome, Dorchester. Looking north from the main road where the High East Street and London Road meet.


GPS Files

GPX File

Frome Valley Trail.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

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