Eggardon Hill

Important notice -

Help prevent wildfires in Dorset, no BBQ's or campfire's permitted at this site

Iron Age hill fort and downland with views across the Marshwood Vale to the coast

 a far reaching view across green countryside from the ramparts of Eggardon Hill

Take in the view

Enjoy sweeping views across the Marshwood Vale to the Jurassic Coast. Eggardon Hill is an ideal location for short walks and perfect spot to soak up the summer sunsets.

Adonis blue butterfly

Spot seasonal nature and wildlife highlights

Watch out for orchids in spring, Adonis blue butterfly in early summer, and autumn gentian putting on a show of pretty, tube-like flowers between July and October.

Close up of two golden labradors on a lead

Love the outdoors in North & West Dorset 

Respect, protect, enjoy. Help look after the places you love and find out more about visiting with your dog, as well as our policies on BBQs and using drones.

Eggardon Hill

Our work

Wessex hillforts

Eggardon Hill

Places to stay

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.