Affpuddle-Briantspuddle-Moreton
 

Area

Distance

Difficulty

Access Restrictions ?

Bere Regis

7 ½ Miles

Easy

No -

 

A very pleasant cycle along minor roads and through picturesque villages with tea rooms available in Moreton

  

 

the detailed ride is below and in PDF format for printing :- 

 

Affpuddle-Briantspuddle-Moreton circular

How to get there: - Grid Reference 805936. Take the slip road for Tolpuddle and Affpuddle off the dual carriage way about 2 miles west of Bere Regis. Follow the signs to Affpuddle and Briantspuddle for a mile then at a sharp left-hand bend, turn right for Affpuddle and after 100 metres, park by the Church on your right.

Information: There are no toilets available.
Walk details:-
  • Head back to the junction you came from to the bend. Go straight across and then bear left towards Briantspuddle after 200 metres.
  • Go down into Briantspuddle and to the crossroads (½ mile).
  • Turn right, go up through the village and proceed up to the next crossroads (½ mile), staying left at the fork just before the junction
  • Cross straight over and continue for ½ mile until you meet a road from your left, then bear right down to the T junction (1/3 mile).
  • Here, you go straight across onto Moreton Drive, a traffic-free track and continue, over the River Frome ford, past Moreton Church ((Lawrence of Arabia’s final resting place) and into Moreton (1 ½ miles).
  • Turn right here and after about 100 metres, bear right and continue to the main road (1 mile).
  • Turn right and follow the main road back to the Affpuddle junction and bear left back to Affpuddle Church (2 ½ miles).
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