GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Langton Matravers Walk

8 miles (13 km)

This pretty little village sits in a lovely spot close to the Dorset coast, near Swanage.
This circular walk from the village visits some of the local highlights including Dancing Ledge, Worth Matravers and St Aldhelm's Chapel.
The walk starts in the village and heads south through the countryside towards Dancing Ledge on the coast. Here you turn west along the South West Coast Path to Seacombe Cliff and the ancient St Aldhelm's Chapel.
You then turn north to Emmetts Hill before turning east on country lanes to the neighbouring village of Worth Matravers.
The final section takes you east along the Priest's Way to return to the village.

Postcode

BH19 3HA - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Langton Matravers OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Langton Matravers Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Langton Matravers

  • Dancing Ledge - Visit this lovely area of the Dorset coast on this circular walk to Dancing Ledge
  • Worth Matravers and St Aldhelms Head Circular Walk - This circular walk takes you from the pretty Dorset village of Worth Matravers to the historic St
  • Swanage to Corfe Castle via Ballard Down and Nine Barrow Down - Walk from the coastal seaside resort of Swanage to the village of Corfe Castle on this splendid hill top route in Dorset
  • Swanage to Lulworth Cove Walk - Walk the South West Coast path from coastal resort of Swanage to one of the highlights of the Jurassic Coast at Lulworth Cove
  • Durlston Country Park - This circular walk takes you around the beautiful Durlston Country Park,near Swanage, Dorset
  • Corfe Castle - This circular walk takes you around the Dorset village of Corfe Castle, visiting Corfe Common and passing the fascinating ruins of the 11thcenturyruined castle
  • Kingston - This pretty little village near Corfe Castle is a great place to start a walk along the Dorset coast
  • Ringstead Bay - This walk takes you along a particularly lovely section of the Jurassic coastline near Weymouth in Dorset

Pubs/Cafes

Back in the village you can enjoy some post walk rest and refreshment at The Kings Arms.

Photos

Langton Matravers Village Hall - geograph.org.uk - 3054283

Langton Matravers Village Hall

Footpath to Langton Matravers from the Priest's Way - geograph.org.uk - 1027581

Footpath to Langton Matravers from the Priest's Way. This footpath leads straight to Garfield Lane in Langton Matravers, past Tom's Field campsite (on the left). The walkers are headed in the opposite direction to the Priest's Way on the limestone plateau.

Cliffs west of Seacombe Quarry, Langton Matravers - geograph.org.uk - 3311755

Cliffs west of Seacombe Quarry, Langton Matravers

Coast path towards Seacombe - geograph.org.uk - 1621187

Coast path towards Seacombe. A beautifully maintained stretch of the South West Coast path as it descends relatively gently towards Seacombe

Children climbing at Dancing Ledge - geograph.org.uk - 3311357

Children climbing at Dancing Ledge

Hedbury Quarry, Isle of Purbeck - geograph.org.uk - 3311731

Hedbury Quarry, Isle of Purbeck

Video

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GPX File

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