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Thomas Hill

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Thomas Hill

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Thomas Hill

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Explorer WALX

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Rob Young

Walk Description:

The Walx starts at The Cross in Wool, near Williams the Bakers. Please park responsibily around the area and meet at The Cross. 

We walk past the Church of The Holy Rood out to Cole Wood continuing to Coombe Heath Nature Reserve, which can be quite wet and muddy. We continue onto the lake and take in the tranquil setting and fort folly. The walk returns to Wool along the edge of the Military ranges to Highwood. There is a section on a single lane track where traffic may pass, therefore a hi-viz vest is recommended. See gallery.

Please bring refreshments as a short stop will be programmed in around the lake to take in your surroundings.

As this walk can be muddy, appropriate footwear is recommended. 

This walk takes in many elements starting with the beautiful Village of Wool through to open fields, woodland, Coombe Heath Nature Reserve, and around the Lake and Folly Fort.

The Lake was created in 1837 for The Admiralty to test model-boats and later, Joseph Weld then owner of Lulworth Castle, added the Folly Fort in 1851.