To fully appreciate the atmosphere – the true solitude – of Egdon Heath set out on this walk at daybreak or as dusk is falling. If pursuing the latter allow for the fact that the walk will take you roughly 60-90 minutes to complete.
(OS Explorer Map OL15) (CP = The Complete Poems ed. by James Gibson)
Begin at Thorncombe Wood Car Park (NGR SY 726 921), near Hardy’s Cottage.
A Thomas Hardy Society walk.