Walk 8, Parley Cross - Parley Common - Barrack Rd - Tricketts Cross - Ferndown Golf Course - Lone Pine Drive - Parley Cross (approx 5 miles)
Park your car near Parley Sports Club in Stocks Lane just past the Memorial Hall off Christchurch Road East.
Walk back to Christchurch Road and walk towards the airport for 500 yards to Barrack Road. Turn right and follow Barrack Road for approximately 1 mile until you reach a sign to Virginia Cottage on your right. Continue along Barrack Road to its end at which there is a gate into Parley Common.
Through the gate follow the sandy track northwards until you are within about 200 yards of the houses at Tricketts Cross. Take the track leading off to the left until the track meets another . Turn left and keep right to join the track which follows the boundary to Ferndown Golf Club. Keep as close as possible to the boundary fence and follow the path southwards for approx 400 yards until the fence turns westward.
Continue along the track bearing right for 200 yards to enter a long narrow field. Walk along the field keeping to the left side fence for 200 yards to the exit gate. Turn right along the path which leads within 100 yards to Lone Pine Drive. Walk straight on into Lone Pine Drive and take the second turn on the left into Danes Drive.
Turn into Danes Drive and follow it to its end (approx 400 yards). Turn right into Lone Pine Drive and walk for 200 yards until you reach a mini-roundabout at the junction with Golf Links Rd. Turn left and walk to New Road (200 yards).
Walk down New Road on the left side of the road passing St Mark's Church and in a further 200 yards Oaklands Walk. Turn into Oaklands Walk and walk the length of the road. At the end of the road join a footpath which leads to Christchurch Rd, passing the Sports Club Car Park.
Julia's House Afternoon Cream Tea
Monday 21st May, 2.30pm, Ferndown Guide Hall, £7 per person, musical entertainment from Curley The Busker, book now before it is too late . . Alicia 01202 644220 . . more
West Parley Gardening Club
Tuesday 29th May, 7.30pm, Memorial Hall
Speaker - Jo O’Connell, of the Dorset lavender Farm Project.
Raffle, tea coffee and cakes, plant stall, floral competition, and most importantly a mix of most friendly and sociable members . . more
Concert in support of Cherry Tree Nursery
Saturday 2nd June, 7.30pm, Bournemouth Collegiate School, BH5 2DY, £10, Dorset Police Male Voice Choir and Llantrisant Male Voice Choir...more
every Wednesday from 10am - 12 noon at the Parley Sports and Social Club. All residents and friends will be made very welcome.
West Parley Official Guide
The new Parish Guide is ready. . have a look!
You might also want this local map.
learn all about West Parley's history as you walk, it is well researched, informative, and has just been updated with lots of new historical information. . more
Parley Health Walks
every Wednesday 10am from the Parley Sports and Social Club, followed by coffee and biscuits! Lets get healthy and have some fun. . more
There's plenty going on in West Parley - click here for the latest.
to be updated (now and again but not daily!) on important news and events affecting West Parley. (Registering authorises WPPC to email you on this email address, in respect of all matters pertaining to West Parley, until you withdraw consent.)
Wed 6th June 2018, 7.30pm
MS Centre, Church Lane
Wed 16th May 2018, 7.30pm
MS Centre, Church Lane
Agendas / Minutes
Parish Council update for June 2017
Neighbourhood Watch newsletter for Jan 2018 - new!