Golden Cap

Important notice -

Please note St Gabriels Steps are now closed, there is no other access on or off the beach between Charmouth to Seatown.

Stunning coastline and England's only natural World Heritage Site

Golden Cap

What's on

Upcoming events

Thorncombe Beacon lighting

Thu 09 Jan 2020
06:15-07:00
Join us as we light Thorncombe beacon on the Golden Cap Estate against the backdrop of the Jurassic Coast to celebrate 125 years of the National Trust. The beacon will be lit at 6.30am, before sunrise.
Golden Cap

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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Wildlife

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.