Golden Cap

Important notice -

Unfortunately, St Gabriel's Steps are closed until further notice due to a land slip.

Stunning coastline and England's only natural World Heritage Site

A view looking at Golden Cap from St Gabriel's Mouth looking East, Dorset

Important safety notice about the risk of cliff falls 

Important safety notice. Following the cliff and rock falls along the coast, we urge you to stay well back from the edges when using the coast path along the cliff top, and away from the undercliff when on the beaches. Please take heed of safety signs on site – these cliffs are unstable and liable to rock falls at any time.

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What's on

Upcoming events

Jurassic Coast boat trip from Lyme Regis

Mon 09 Jul 2018
11:00-13:30
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.

Golden Cap Evening Torchlight Walk

Fri 12 Oct 2018
19:00-20:30
Join this evening flaming torchlight walk to the top of Golden Cap from Langdon Hill, as part of the South West Coast Path Challenge. Booking essential.
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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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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.