Burton Bradstock

Important notice -

Cliff fall at Burton Bradstock: Please remember to stay well back from the cliff edges, whether above or below them. The cliffs on this stretch of the Jurassic Coast are very unstable and liable to landslips and falls at anytime without warning.

Spectacular coastline with cliffs and miles of unspoilt beaches

Burton Bradstock

Things to see and do

Looking west across the fields towards Burton Bradstock from Bindbarrow

Highlights of the coast and countryside at Burton Bradstock 

Find out what to see and do at Burton Bradstock in Dorset

A female walker on the coast path near Burton Bradstock on a sunny day in early April

Walking trails at Burton Bradstock 

Burton Bradstock is paradise for lovers of coastal walks and countryside ambles. Need inspiration? You can download walking trails for Burton Bradstock and adjoining Cogden before you visit.

A winter sunrise at Hive Beach, Burton Bradstock

Dog walking at Burton Bradstock  

Hive Beach is a dog-friendly place but please always clean up after your pet, keep it under control where livestock are grazing, and respect other beach users. From 1 June until the end of September, restrictions apply but dogs are welcome on at least part of the beach all year round (see signage at the beach for more details.)

Burton Bradstock

What's on 

A young girl posing in front of her entry for Sculpture on the Beach holding her Third Place certificate

What's on 

There's plenty going on at Burton Bradstock. From an annual food festival and beach art competition to guided walks and family activities, why not join us for a special day out?

Burton Bradstock


Pink thrift growing in the shingle at Cogden near Burton Bradstock

Wildlife at Burton Bradstock 

Find out about wildlife encounters at Burton Bradstock - some brief, others more leisurely.

Burton Bradstock

Places to stay

The terrace at Portland House with sea views

National Trust places to stay in West Dorset 

West Dorset is an ideal holiday location. Our places to stay are located by the coast in gorgeous countryside that's featured in the hit TV programme Broadchurch and the recent Far from the Madding Crowd film.