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Hartland Moor Walk

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2 miles
Start From:
SY 9638685210 on Road between Arne Road and turning next to Norden Park and Ride off the A351
Total Ascent:
26m (approx)
A flat easy walk around Hartland Moor near the Arne nature reserve with views over Poole Harbour and across to Corfe Castle.


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

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

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

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

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

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

07 Bird hide - Bird hide overlooking heathland.

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

09 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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Please take care when cycling or walking near cliff edges or steep paths.