Come and explore all of Dorset's beautiful countyside. Over 42% of the county has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and in West Dorset you can lose yourself amongst the peace and tranquility of this unspoilt part of the country.
Whether your preference is walking, cycling, horse riding or that perfect picnic, there are opportunities aplenty in West Dorset's beautiful countryside. Why not take the opportunity to visit some of West Dorset's historic landmarks, including the Iron Age hill forts of Eggardon and Maiden Castle.
Extending the full length of the Dorset coast and beyond, the Jurassic Coast forms the dramatic meeting point between coast and countryside. The highest point along the south coast is Golden Cap near Bridport, a stunning viewpoint at the summit of one of West Dorset's picturesque coastal paths.
When you're exploring the countryside, make sure you download a map of Bridport, Dorchester, Lyme Regis and Sherborne. Stay the night in West Dorset's countryside at a campsite, farm, inn or green accommodation.
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