How to get here

By train

Axminster train station 5 miles, Dorchester South and West train stations 20 miles. All three stations linked to Golden Cap Estate by regular bus services (see Bus section).

By road

National Trust car parks at Langdon Hill and Stonebarrow Hill, both off the A35 between Bridport and Charmouth. Langdon Hill: From Bridport and the east, drive through Chideock village on the A35 and at the top of the steep hill, take the next left into the narrow, unmarked lane, then the first left along a rather potholed track up to the car park. From the west, go through Morecombelake and after passing Felicity's Farm Shop, take the first turn on the right onto an unmarked lane. Take the first left and follow the signposted track into the National Trust car park. Stonebarrow Hill: Located off the A35 between Lyme Regis and Bridport. From the west, go through Charmouth and take the turning on right by Stonebarrow Manor into Stonebarrow Lane to top of hill, over the cattle grid. From the east, turn off at Charmouth, go past Newlands Holiday Park and take next lane on left, as above. Other (not National Trust) car parks for access to the estate at Eype, Seatown, Charmouth and Lyme Regis.

Parking: Please note access to both car parks is by single track lanes with passing places.

Sat-Nav: Langdon Hill car park: grid ref: SY412930, nearest postcode DT6 6EP Stonebarrow Hill car park: grid ref: SY382933, nearest postcode DT6 6RA

By foot

Lies on the South West Coast Path. Access on foot from Charmouth, Morcombelake, Chideock, Seatown, Eype and Lyme Regis - all within a mile of the estate. See Bus section if you wish to do a linear walk.

By bus

X53 First links the Golden Cap Estate to Exeter bus station, Beer, Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Bridport, Weymouth train station, Wareham and Bournemouth, bus every two hours. Route 31 First runs a regular service from Axminster train station, Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Bridport, Dorchester South train station and Weymouth train station.

By cycle

National Cycle Network Route 2 runs within a few miles of the estate. Visit the Sustrans website for details.


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