What would a visit to Beaminster be without exploring the world heritage site, the Jurassic coast. Covering 95 miles of truly stunning coastline from East Devon to Dorset, rocks found in this areas serve as records of 185 million years of Dorset’s history.

Whether you’re looking for a leisurely stroll along the shore, or you’re looking for something a little more exhilarating, the Jurassic Coast has whatever you need.

Horn Park Quarry: A treasured, hidden secret

Horn Park Quarry: A treasured, hidden secret Horn Park Quarry is arguably the Jurassic Coast’s most well-kept secret. England’s smallest National Nature Reserve is based just outside Beaminster in an unlikely location – within Horn Park Business Centre. Guy Kerr, Programme Manager for the Jurassic Coast Trust, tells us more about this amazing piece of…

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Dusting off the walking boots: Dog-friendly walks around Beaminster

Dorset’s abundance is all around us. Rolling green hills that continue for miles, leading us to endless places to explore. So, when the weather is great, and you’re in the mood to do just that, what is your favourite place to visit? We’ve put together a selection of 3 our favourite dog-friendly walks and places…

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The Hardy Trail, Jurassic Coast Path, Holloways, and Ancient Sunken Paths…

…And more! Beaminster sits in the heart of the Dorset AONB and just a seven miles from the historic South West Coast Path. Walking directly from Beaminster Square you can access a wealth of stunning natural beauty and rich, rural, local, and ancient history. Through the Brit Valley to the Coast and up through the Hardy Trail, Beaminster is the perfect base for discovering the true wonder of West Dorset.

The five Beaminster Hills Circular Walks were created by the Beaminster Ramblers and are geared to enjoy the countryside around the town. The Ramblers meet every two weeks and love to have guest walkers join them on their short (5/6 mile) rambles!


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