As the Coronavirus situation intensified, the Government response on 23rd March 2020 was to instruct people to stay at home to limit the spread of COVID-19 and this is still current Government guidance.

For this reason, please IGNORE ALL PREVIOUS MESSAGES and other content on this website that encourages you get out and about. In normal times we know that visiting green space is good for mental and physical wellbeing and there will be plenty of time in the future that we are able to do so again. But in the face of Coronavirus, it is clear that the best thing to do right now is to STAY AT HOME. Heading to a beauty spot is NOT essential travel.

The single most important action we can all take, in fighting coronavirus, is to stay at home in order to protect the NHS and save lives. Read more about current government guidance.

While we wait for lockdown restrictions to be eased, you can bring the landscape to life in your own home with our new Myths and Legends of the South Dorset Ridgeway. Read the 7 unique stories to get a real feel of this ancient landscape, direct to your sofa!