Stonebarrow Hill 0339
Stonebarrow Hill is 1km east of Charmouth on the National Trust Golden Cap Estate. It is a stunning stretch of the Jurassic Coast dropping down to the long distance South West Coast Path. There are magnificent views east to Golden Cap (the highest point on the south coast) and, on a clear day, to Portland.
There is ample parking before or after the National Trust Shop, grid ref SY 383 933. Toilets are available in the NT enclosure when the shop is open.
- The area was mapped by Mike Kite (WIM) in 2015 using Ocad 8. The most recent update was autumn 2016.
- The safety bearing is north (uphill) to the road.
- Control markers are fixed to existing wooden structures - gates, posts etc.
- Dense vegetation (dark green) is a variable mixture of gorse, bramble, thorn and bracken.
- Rough open is generally runnable although some areas are covered by heavy bracken in summer.
- Parts that are normally bracken are shown as undergrowth.
- Vegetation boundaries are often well defined.
- Keep away from cliff edges bordering the SW side of the map.
Getting started at Stonebarrow Hill
Maps can for both courses here can be downloaded from the Wimborne Orienteers website. Once you've got a map, download the Oriento app and press Start a run and follow the instructions on the screen.