How to get there: A351, Wareham to Swanage, runs through Corfe Castle village.
Grid Reference: SY 960 821
Nearest Postcode: BH20 5EZ
Parking: Parking at Castle View, off A351. Pay & Display, or free to National Trust members.
Map with thanks to Ordnance Survey.
1 From the walk start point, Corfe Castle ticket office, walk along West Street, turning right towards the car park. Pass through a gate on the right, at the end of the car park, then turn left to follow the path along the edge of the field.
2 Go through the gate, then turn left to follow the hedge. When at the top, head to the right at the cattle grid to join the road.
3 Follow the road, then at the top you should leave it and take the path to the left, to the top of the ridge.
4 Turn left then head toward the bottom of the slope. Follow on the path towards the gate at the top of the common, taking the path between the houses. Follow the signs leading you back to Corfe Castle.