This walk climbs Hambledon Hill from Shroton. It returns to Shroton via a different route. Extend the walk to 4.5 miles or 7.3 Km by walking around the ramparts of the Iron Age fort.
Hambledon Hill is a spectacular archeological site with neolithic enclosures and an Iron Age Fort on the hilltop. It is also a National Nature Reserve, it is an important chalk downland habitat for flowers and butterflies. Allow plenty of time to explore.
Shroton is sign posted off the A350 between Blandford Forum and Shaftesbury. Park on the road in the village. The walk starts from in front of St. Mary's Church.