Trailway (Stourpaine)

Track of the former Somerset & Dorset Railway now a long distance footpath and cycleway. This section runs from Stourpaine towards Shillingstone.


Stourpaine and the Trailway

Site Details: 
Name of Location Trailway (Stourpaine)
  • Some parking nearby
  • Refreshments available nearby
  • No visitor facilities
  • Well made paths
  • Suitable for wheelchairs
OS Map Reference ST855097
Aspect Detail
Area Central Dorset
Geology Chalk
Manager Local Authorities
Access Wheelchair
Hazards for the less able: 
Hazard Commentsort descending Description
Cyclists This is a popular cycle route

Some reserves have cycle paths across them and whilst most cyclist are responsible and will give you warning as they approach it is not always the case so try to be aware of the riusk at all times. Children on bikes can be a problem as I know to my cost.

More site photos (see also link below): 

This map shows the location of the reserve (purple marker) and access points to the reserve (yellow markers). You can use the Google map controls to zoom in get a more detailed idea of where it is and where to park. If you click on a marker more information about directions,  sat nav co-ordinates and parking will display.

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