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

A large rock fall at Burton Bradstock, seen from above

Coastal erosion on the Dorset stretch of the Jurassic Coast 

More land is lost to the sea in Dorset every year, from rock falls and mud slides caused by coastal erosion. Here's how to stay safe while exploring our fascinating stretch of coastline this summer.

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

Wildlife

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.

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Eating and shopping

A family eating from a picnic hamper on the Dorset coast

Eating and shopping at Burton Bradstock 

From filling your picnic hamper at local farm shops to enjoying lunch with a view at the beach, here's our guide to eating and shopping in and around Burton Bradstock.

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Get involved

A back view of a young woman walking towards the beach at Ringstead on a footpath with flower filled hedgerows

The South West Coast path challenge 

Help protect 630 miles of coast path by taking part in the South West Coast Path Challenge this October. Pledge the number of miles you’d like to walk (how about completing the entire Dorset section for a big challenge?) or join one of the organised walks.