Hartland Moor Walk
Walking Route

Type: Walk

Distance: 2 miles

Total Ascent: 26m (approx)

Starting location:

Road between Arne Road and turning next to Purbeck Park off the A351. OS Ref: SY 9638685210


A flat easy walk around Hartland Moor near the Arne nature reserve with views over Poole Harbour and across to Corfe Castle.

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These routes have been recorded using a Garmin GPS unit. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the available data files due to differences between GPS devices.


1 - Start of walk - Park at SY 9638685210 or further along road on side and walk NE along open area of heathland.

2 - Fence Line - At fence line follow track until you come to a gate on your left with a footpath sign.

3 - Turn Right - Turn right at gate and follow track up through trees to viewpoint and bird hide.

4 - Bird Hide - At the bird hide you will have views over Poole Harbour. Return back down the same path to wooden stile.

5 - Gate - Go through gate and across field to next gate

6 - Gate and farm track - Go through gate and left onto rough farm track. Follow track back to tarmac road.

7 - Bird hide - Bird hide overlooking heathland.

8 - Road - At the road continue straight ahead through gate and along rough track until you come to another bird hide on your right.

9 - Bird hide - At bird hide turn left and follow narrow track through the heathland back to the road.

10 - Road - Go across the road following track across the grass until you come to a gate.

11 - Fence and Gate - Turn left before gate and follow path with fence to your right along level section and then up small hill.

12 - Top of hill - Turn left back onto outgoing path back to start.

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