Facilities & access


  • The South West Coast Path runs through the Golden Cap estate offering panoramic cliff top views
  • There are a further 25 miles of footpaths to explore inland through historic meadows and woodland
  • There are several geocaches located on the Golden Cap estate
  • The beaches below Golden Cap are a good place for sea-angling, with mackerel and sea bass off-shore
  • The beaches are suitable for paddling and swimming in fine weather conditions
  • Sea-kayaking is also popular along the Dorset coast
  • Parking at Langdon Hill (National Trust). Park here for Golden Cap
  • Parking at Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre (not National Trust)
  • Parking at Eype Mouth (not National Trust)
  • Parking in Seatown (not National Trust)
  • Parking at Stonebarrow Hill (National Trust)
  • For Ware, park at Holmbush car park, Lyme Regis (not National Trust)
  • Local organic produce at Garden Café, Downhouse Farm in Higher Eype
  • Pub in Eype (not National Trust)
  • Cafés and pubs in Charmouth village (not National Trust)
  • Small shop and information point at Stonebarrow shop (NT)
  • Snacks, drinks and ice creams at Stonebarrow shop
  • Toilets in Charmouth village (not National Trust)
  • Toilets in Seatown (not National Trust)
  • Toilets next to the shop at Stonebarrow Hill (National Trust)
  • Café and pub in Seatown (not National Trust)
  • Picnic areas at Seatown, Stonebarrow, Ware, Golden Cap and Langdon
  • Circular walks pack available to buy at Stonebarrow shop
  • Information points at Eype, Seatown, Ware, Charmouth, Golden Cap & Langdon

Family & children

  • Playground at Stonebarrow and Golden Cap & Langdon


  • Stonebarrow Hill and Langdon Hill have no designated disabled parking spaces, but they do have plenty of room and level surfaces for wheelchair access
  • Accessible toilet at Stonebarrow shop - opening times are the same as the shop
  • A generally undulating landscape with grassy paths and cliff tops, rough terrain and gradients
  • Steps down to all beaches
  • At Langdon Hill there is a 1 mile circular path with a wide, level and compacted surface suitable for most wheelchairs and pushchairs. It is accessed by a gate with RADAR key
  • Dogs welcome on leads, but not on beaches between May & September