Golden Cap

Important notice -

On Sunday 22nd May 2022 there will be a 10km run around The Golden Cap Estate starting at Stonebarrow at 9am.

Stunning coastline and England's only natural World Heritage Site

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Things to see and do

Discover the Golden Cap Estate

Yellow wildflowers in a lush green meadow with a hill in the background

Nature and wildlife

Take in the sights, sounds and scents of the season at the Golden Cap estate. Look out for carpets of bluebells in spring and spot rare orchids blooming amongst the wildflower meadows. In summer, butterflies are fluttering, bees are buzzing and the birds will be be singing their socks off.

Explore the great outdoors

Fun for families

Watch us on the small screen

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What's on

Upcoming events

The Queens's Platinum Jubilee Celebration - Thorncombe Beacon Lighting

Thu 02 Jun 2022
This year the Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee after 70 years of service and we will be joining the celebrations by participating in the national lighting of 2,000 beacons.


Sun 26 Jun 2022
Join us for the Trust10 on Golden Cap and challenge yourself on this 10km run with breathtaking views.
Golden Cap

Places to stay

Reception room of Portland House

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.