The Rotary Dorset Bike Ride

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9th September 2018 - 7 Routes 10 miles to 108 miles

Rotary Club of Westbourne

Charity No 1111184

There are 7+ routes to chose from:-

10, 20, 35, (44) 55, 70, 80, 108 miles


To download a map of all routes click here

For advice on preparation click here

All routes are carefully designed to keep to the country lanes as far as possible. Details below.

All routes are circular starting and finishing at Longthorn Campsite Wareham BH20 6HH..

Please pick your route carefully. Do not be too ambitious if you have not ridden the distance before. Check out the advice click here regarding getting your self prepared for the ride.

All routes are subject to change.

108 Mile Etape  Click to enlarge. Rating 4.5/5 Total climb 7178 ft,  maximum elevation of 891ft.

To download a GPX file of this route Right Click here and select “save link as” or “save target as”.   

The Dorset 108 mile Etape is for those that have comfortably ridden at least 60 miles before. This ride is a real challenge and for the serious cyclists with some challenging hills. There is a escape route after 52 miles where the 70 mile route splits.


The 80 (81) mile route. Total climb 4050 ft, Max elevation 891 ft.  To download a GPX file of this route Right Click here and select “save link as” or “save target as”.    

The 80 mile route is also a good challenge but a shorter distance.

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70 Mile route. Total climb 3178 ft max elevation 891 ft. To download a GPX file of this route Right Click here and select “save link as” or “save target as”.    

The 70 mile route follows the same route 80 mile route as far as Moreton then it contunes back to the start.

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55 Mile route.  Total climb 2602 ft. Max Elevation 465 ft. To download a GPX file of this route Right Click here and select “save link as” or “save target as”.    

The 55 mile route is less challenging than the longer routes, although there are still some good climbs through Lulworth and East Creech.


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35 Mile route. Total climb 1156 ft. Max Elevation 305 ft. To download a GPX file of this route Right Click here and select “save link as” or “save target as”.   

The 35 mile route is less hilly than the longer routes with a maximum elevation of 305 ft.  


10 (9) Mile route. The 10 mile is for families or those who do not ride very often. Click here to download a GPX filea nd select “save link as” or “save target as”. It is mostly flat although part of the route is off road along a gravel track through the forest, there is a route to avoid the off road section if using a road bike. To avoid the off road section continue pass Moreton bearing right at the next turning, turning right again at B3390 and right again for Clouds Hill and Bovington. You will then rejoin the section from the forest.

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22 Mile route. Total climb 803 ft. Max Elevation 288 ft. To download a GPX file of this route Right Click here and select “save link as” or “save target as”.   

The 22 mile route is la fairly flat route with maximum elevation of 288 ft.  

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44 Mile Route. This route is a hybrid of the 55 mile route. You follow the 55 mile route until you reach Moreton when you head back to the finish with the other shorter routes rather than following the 55 mile route down to Lulworth and back.

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