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Corfe Castle, Dorset

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Discover the Jurassic Coastline, arriving at Kimmeridge Bay for fossil hunting on the beach! E-bike is recommended for the full route unless you are a reasonably fit cyclist.

15 miles


3-4 hours




The Isle of Purbeck is one of the most scenic places on the South Coast of England to explore by bike. We supply helmets for free and recommend you wear one for your own safety (helmets are sanitised after each use). Cycling route maps, repair kits and locks are also provided for free. Download our free app 'Cyclexperience' from the Apple Store or Google Play Store to find most of our routes. Be sure to book online to save time in-store and to secure the bikes you prefer. Happy cycling!

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Things to see

Here we’ve put together the best bits for you to watch out for on your cycle. Some of them are on route, others - not so easy to find.

Corfe Castle

Corfe Castle has been a Saxon stronghold, a Norman fortress, a royal palace and a family home in its ten centuries of dominating the Purbeck landscape.

Grange Arch

Grange Arch, also known as Creech Folly, is an 18th-century folly that is located near the second-highest point of the Purbeck Hills,

Kimmeridge Bay

Kimmeridge Bay is a bay on the Isle of Purbeck, a peninsula on the English Channel coast in Dorset, England, close to and southeast of the village of Kimmeridge, on the Smedmore Estate.

Swyre Head view point

The highest point of the Purbeck Hills with stunning views of Dorset's Jurassic Coast.

Places to eat

Here are some convenient spots on route to stop for food and drinks

The Greyhound Inn

A popular Corfe Castle pub that offers a British/European menu and a grassy beer garden.

The Fox Inn

What a gem this pub is, run by an enthusiastic young team in the centre of Corfe, but you need a keen eye as it is easy to walk by and not recognise the pub frontage.

Bankes Armes Corfe Castle

This is where we stopped to rest when father and son of Cyclexperience researched these amazing cycle routes many years ago and laid claim to Purbeck park for the future of the cycle hub! Bankes Armes is a very popular pub with accommodation in the centre of Corfe castle.

Scott Arms Kingston

If the Square & Compass is too busy or you want a full menu, then try the Scott Arms just down the road and a bit closer to Corfe Castle.

Clavell's Restaurant

Nestled in the charming picture box village of Kimmeridge on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset, they are offering delicious locally sourced food with friendly service.

Over the hills