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Walk Two

St  Aldhelm's Chapel
Worth Matravers

A short walk  of about 3 miles along a stoney track or along the coast path above Chapman's Pool with steep steps.
From Worth Matravers, drive through the village west to Renscombe Farm.
Park in the carpark marked on the OS map just along a stoney track.
Walk  from there  across the field west to the coast path and the Marines Memorial before going down and up again to reach the lookout and the Chapel on St Aldhelm's Head.
For an easier route, come out of the carpark and continue walking south along the track for about a mile and a half.

The History of the Chapel
There is no better account than the Wikipedia link below.
Walking there is well  worth the effort because you will  really feel the unique presence of the place.

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