Golden Cap

Stunning coastline and England's only natural World Heritage Site

Golden Cap

Things to see and do

Julia Bradbury standing on the western slope up to Golden Cap with a view of Lyme Bay in the background

Julia Bradbury's Best Walks With A View - Golden Cap 

Former Countryfile presenter and keen walker Julia Bradbury filmed in the West Dorset region for her ITV series Best Walks with a View. Discover her favourite scenic landscapes from the Golden Cap walk, and if you've been inspired to lace your boots you can read the route to follow in Julia's footsteps.

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What's on

Upcoming events

National Trust and Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 14 Apr 2017
11:00-15:00
Hop along to the Stonebarrow hill to take part in our new, self-led, family Easter egg hunt. Follow the trail around the beautiful countryside at your own pace and collect a Cadbury chocolatey treat at the end.

Orchid discovery walk

Mon 01 May 2017
10:00-12:00
Help our volunteer ecologist John Newbould to survey orchids on this guided walk from Stonebarrow.
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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 recent Far from the Madding Crowd film.

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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.