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Worth the effort

Great views from the top on a clear day. Take a flask and some sandwiches to enjoy a good cardiac... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Stunning views

Worth the trek to the top, magnificent panoramic views across this part of Dorset and beyond. You... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
John G
Exeter, United Kingdom
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Hambledon Lodge Duck Street, Child Okeford, Blandford Forum, England
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great views from the top on a clear day. Take a flask and some sandwiches to enjoy a good cardiac walk,

Thank Sightsee294230
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Worth the trek to the top, magnificent panoramic views across this part of Dorset and beyond. You can see for miles and miles!

Thank John G
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

with magnificent views over the nearby villages and countryside, a walk up to the top of the hill is a must. afterwards call into the village of Child Okeford. An amazing pub and rare village shop.

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We are local and love walking up Hambledon Hill. The views are beautiful and always nice to finish at The Cricketers for a drink. Our last visit was ruined by a lady’s dog chasing sheep. Very sad when people totally ignore all signs to keep...More

1  Thank UkGinTonic
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I have visited this historic site twice with a view to climb to the top of the hill. On both occasions I have not succeeded in reaching the top, but one day........ The outstanding views (even from less than halfway up) are to behold. It's...More

Thank LondonFozzy
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Even though it was quite overcast when we reached the summit, you can tell that on a clear day it would be a magnificent view. The walk is relatively easy, though can be quite sticky/slippery under foot when wet.

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Parking is a challenge but once you loose the car the walk is spectacular. Be prepared for mud if its wet.

Thank chris E
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is one of the best views in the area. No guided tours, just a walk. There is car parking at either end of the walk and the return path can be made slightly different to the outward.

Thank John K
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Amazing views over the Dorset countryside. Hambledon Hill is an ancient hill fort, and is well worth the walk to the top! Child Okeford itself is a really lovely and pretty place for a wander.

Thank aboyd369
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

This ancient forest of yew trees is named as "Yew Wood" on the detailed, large scale, Ordinance Survey maps . Location: Grid Ref: ST 8499 1154 It is on the lower SW chalk slopes of a spur off the Hambledon Hill feature, facing across Duck...More

3  Thank Silascum
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