Fact File Length: 982km Start: Minehead, Somerset Finish: Poole, Dorset Terrain: Cliffs and valleys mean steep climbs and descents. Many stretches can be challenging. Attractions: Wild and spectacular coastal scenery. Seaside resorts, beaches, fishing villages, circular walks, bird life and flowers. Rail and bus links to start and finish and points in between. Information: Official National Trail guide, accommodation guide, route descriptions,circular walks, - From The Countryside Agency