GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Bournemouth Coast Path

37 miles (60 km)

This super walk takes you along the beautiful Dorset and Hampshire coastline from Swanage to Lymington. You will visit the beautiful beaches at Sandbanks and Bournemouth while enjoying super cliff top walking at Swanage, Studland and Barton-on-Sea.
Other highlights include the delightful nature reserves at Studland and Hengistbury Head where you will see a variety of coastal birdlife. Also of note is the stunning Christchurch Harbour and the final section along a sea wall through the beautiful Keyhaven Marshes. This fabulous nature reserve runs from Keyhaven to Lymington with a large variety of birdlife and splendid views of the nearby Isle of Wight.

Bournemouth Coast Path OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Bournemouth Coast Path Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


At the end of the route head to The Ship Inn in Lymington. The inn is located in a great spot next to the quay, in the town centre. In the summer you can sit outside and enjoy views to all the boats in the marina. Inside there's a stylish and contemporarydecor with a cosy log fire for the winter months. They do excellent food and can be found at Quay Hill with a postcode of SO41 3AY for your sat navs.


Swanage Pier (2679)


Bournemouth Pier (8721974520)

Bournemouth Pier

Keyhaven , Keyhaven Harbour - - 1720757


3CIG 1498, among the yachts, rumbles over the bridge at Lymington Town. - panoramio


Poole - Sandbanks - Sandbanks Beach (geograph 1893788)

Sandbanks beach

Old Harry rocks - - 2456416

Old Harry rocks

Hengistbury Head

Hengistbury Head

Highcliffe Castle - - 3453420

Highcliffe Castle

GPS Files

GPX File

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

Memory Map Route

Bournemouth Coast Path.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)