Burton Bradstock

View of the sea, beach and cliffs at Burton Bradstock

Important notice -

Dog restrictions are now in place at Hive Beach. Dogs are not permitted on the central area of the beach from 1 June to 30 September.

Spectacular coastline with cliffs and miles of unspoilt beaches

Burton Bradstock

Things to see and do

Three children walking with sticks along a footpath

The Smugglers' Trail at Stonebarrow on the Golden Cap Estate 

Follow the story trail at Stonebarrow and find out about the smugglers who once lived along the Dorset coastline – you’re sure to have a day out to treasure.

Devon Orienteering Course

Locate other orienteering courses near to Stonebarrow Permanent Orienteering Course on the Devon Orienteering website.

Burton Bradstock

What's on 

A family walking in the woods at Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire

Latest visiting update 

Our gardens, parks, cafés, shops, countryside locations and many houses are open. You no longer need to pre-book at many places. Some still require booking ahead, so please check the property webpage before you travel.​

Upcoming events

Mini Ranger Trail

Wed 10 Aug 2022
Follow our free family trail to learn all about the types of jobs a Dorset Rangers does.
Burton Bradstock


Wildlife and conservation

Burton Bradstock

Things to see and do

Reception room of Portland House

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 Far from the Madding Crowd film starring Carey Mulligan.