We are developing a series of Tree Trails so that people can explore the trees in and around Dorchester. The Trails vary in length, from 30-75 minutes, and will highlight 8-15 trees that might be of interest. The Trails are designed for self-guided use, but they could also be used by a Guide leading a walk amongst the trees.
The first Tree Trail we have created – as part of the Urban Tree Festival in May 2020 – is along the public open space at Frome Terrace in Dorchester. It is a short Trail, about 200 metres long, but is a lovely introduction to some of the trees that can be seen from the popular path along the Millstream.
The Dorchester Tourist Information Centre has kindly offered to help us develop some Tree Trails based on the four existing Town Trails for the Town. We hope to have the first one – starting at Dorchester TIC, along South Walks and Bowling Alley Walk to Borough Gardens.