Golden Cap

Important notice -

Please note that St Gabriels Steps are closed until further notice due to a land slip.

Stunning coastline and England's only natural World Heritage Site

Golden Cap

What's on

Upcoming events

National Trust and Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 19 Apr 2019
Explore the nature and wildlife inspired clues on the Golden Cap Estate to claim your Cadbury’s chocolate treat! Hop along to the Stonebarrow Hill to take part in our self-led, family Easter egg hunt.

Orchid discovery walk

Mon 06 May 2019
Help our volunteer ecologist John Newbould to survey orchids on this guided walk from Stonebarrow. Donations welcome.

Jurassic Coast boat trip from Lyme Regis

Fri 12 Jul 2019
Join us for a cruise along a stretch of Jurassic Coast, with a light commentary on all aspects of the coastline. Online bookings only via Stuart lines website. This year we are heading West on the morning trip and East on the afternoon trip.
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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 Far from the Madding Crowd film starring Carey Mulligan.

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Parasol Mushroom at Burton Bradstock

Wildlife on the Golden Cap Estate in Dorset 

Learn about the wildlife you can see on the Golden Cap Estate, from wildflowers in the haymeadows to dragonflies in the ponds.