Fontmell and Melbury Downs

Open expanses of flowery downland and far-reaching views

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Fontmell and Melbury Downs

Things to see and do 

Girl holding a geocaching GPS device

Geocaching on Fontmell Down 

Geocaching is a fantastic family-friendly activity and the perfect way to explore the countryside. You can follow a circular route of seven caches around the down.

Fontmell and Melbury Downs

What's on

Upcoming events

Sorry, there are no upcoming events at this place.

Fontmell and Melbury Downs

Groups

A group of National Trust Archaeologists on Hambledon Hill

Book a talk or presentation for your group 

Your group or society can now arrange a talk or presentation with our ranger, whether you're interested in the resident wildlife, or learning about how we care for this site.

Fontmell and Melbury Downs

Get involved

A National Trust ranger sitting in long green grass with his collie dog, photographing wildflowers

Volunteer ranger roles in North Dorset 

We will be recruiting for volunteer rangers in North Dorset and South Wiltshire again in the Spring. In the meantime, you can read the role profile to see if you'd like to help Area Ranger Clive manage and care for Fontmell and Melbury Downs, Hambledon Hill, Hod Hill and Win Green.