Badbury Rings

Badbury Rings

Things to see and do

Visitors walking their dog at Badbury Rings in Dorset

Walking at Badbury Rings 

Badbury Rings is a great place to blow away the cobwebs or watch a spectacular sunset. Find your favourite walk.

Badbury Rings

History

Iron Age hillfort Badbury Rings in Dorset

History and archaeology 

There is evidence of Bronze Age, Iron Age and Roman occupation at Badbury. However, the site is known mostly for its Iron Age hill fort with its three rings. It is thought the innermost ring dates from around 500-600 BC.

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Our work

Common lizard found at Badbury Rings

Wildlife at Badbury Rings

As one of only a few chalk downlands in Dorset, Badbury Rings is a haven for many species of wild orchid, butterflies, birds and much more. Discover what to look out for this season as well as some of the work that we're doing to give nature a helping hand.

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Places to stay

Enjoy a break in the rural beauty of Dorset