This walk starts from the small Fontmell car park by following a track down the side of Compton Down to the village of East Compton then follows a quiet road to Compton Abbas. The walk returns to the car park via a footpath up the side of Compton Down.
Compton Abbas is on the A350 Blandford Forum to Shaftesbury road. From Compton Abbas take the road towards Ashmore. Turn left at the next crossroads. The Fontmell car park is just after the turning to the airfield.