Find the iconic Dorset Knob!
It’s time to take a walk and discover the lush former water meadows so beloved of famous novelist Thomas Hardy where 19th century farmers were known for working the fields all the year round.
This food route takes you through the County town of Dorchester which is a well-known food hub for lovers of Dorset produce.
Here you can sample the Dorset Knob – a unique savoury biscuit made by a well-known Dorset family since the 1880s. These are so popular, there is even a festival named after them called the Dorset Knob Throwing Festival.
Find out more!
To help you discover the great tastes of Dorset and make the most of your day, download all the information you will need:
- ROUTE GUIDES with lots of information about the great tastes from this area and things to see and do click here to view
- DETAILED MAPS to follow with the routes through countryside and towns.
- OFFERS available to Dorset Pedallers, thanks to our lovely foodie businesses along the routes coming soon
- ESSENTIAL INFORMATION on public transport, cycling conditions and much more
Photo credit: Mark Simons