Grab Your Hiking Boots!
Rugged Cliffs, Nationally Rare Plants, Hidden Coves, Portland Stone, History and Stunning Views!
3-4 hour with a stop for lunch/ pint/ cup of tea. - £15 per Person
Do you want to experience walking on the high cliffs of Portland but lack the confidence or maybe you can’t read a map? Or perhaps you would like to walk the old quary routes and looking over Chesil Beach? Then come on your own or bring a group of friends and take a guided walk with your own personal guide. They will have a great knowledge of the best places to walk, with stunning views and will also be able to tell you interesting tales about the past and present of Portland!
The Portland Rambler. Learn the islands rich history and diverse ecology.
TIME: 3-4hrs with a stop for lunch/ pint/ cup of tea.
DISTANCE: 7-9k DIFICULTY: EASY
This is a walk of dramatic, rugged cliffs, nationally rare plants, hidden coves and stunning views. The Isle of Portland is a large mass of limestone which is linked to the mainland by the shingle ridge of Chesil Beach. Centuries of quarrying and military presence have altered the natural landscape, leaving visible records of the history of this important part of Dorset. The Isle’s white limestone has been used for construction since Roman times and a look at the Portland quarries and how it changed Portland's landscape forever