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Dorset is bounded by Devon, Somerset, Wiltshire and Hampshire. It is approximatly 52 miles in length and 36 miles in breadth.
It comprises 248 parishes. Chalkland downs and hills crosses the county. Main rivers: Stour, Frome, Ivel

There are almost 3,000 miles of public rights of way in Dorset, made up of approximately 4,700 footpaths, 1,700 bridleways and 37 byways open to all traffic. (Dorset County Council Statistics)

Dorset County Council Rights of Way Map

Ride-UK Dorset promoted routes http://www.ride-uk.org.uk/extent/swest/dorset.htm

Poole Borough Council (Unitary Authority)

http://www.poole.gov.uk/transport-and-streets/cycling-and-walking/rights-of-way/

Email: rightsofway@poole.gov.uk Tel: 01202 26200

Bournemouth Unitary Authority

http://www.bournemouth.gov.uk/StreetsTransport/Getting-About/PublicRightsofWay/PublicRightsofWay.aspx

Email: highways@bournemouth.gov.uk Tel: 01202 451451

Dorset County Council

http://www.dorsetforyou.com/index.jsp?articleid=385211

Rights of Way Team
County Hall
Dorchester
Dorset
DT1 1XJ
Email: rightsofway@dorsetcc.gov.uk

Tel:01305 221219


BHS County Access and Bridleways Officer: 

Three Counties Bridleways Group:   http://www.3cbg.org.uk