Golden Cap

Important notice -

Our car parks at Golden Cap are open. We have limited spaces, so if the car park is full please come back another time. Due to essential track maintenance there will only be limited access to the car park at Stonebarrow on 12 and 13 August.

Stunning coastline and England's only natural World Heritage Site

Golden Cap

Things to see and do

Golden Cap

What's on

Upcoming events

Sorry, there are no upcoming events at this place.

Camp in style and glamp

South West Outdoor Festival cancelled  

Due to the evolving situation with the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, and updated government advice about working arrangements, it has unfortunately become necessary to cancel the 2020 South West Outdoor Festival. If you have purchased a ticket to this event you will receive a refund.

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Our work

George Clarke in the greenhouses at Tyntesfield

As seen on George Clarke's National Trust Unlocked 

You can follow in Clarke’s footsteps with a visit here, and there’s no need to book. See where else the Channel 4 series visited to see behind the scenes during lockdown.

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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.

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Places to stay

Golden Cap campsite is closed for 2020

With regret, we’ve made the decision not to open the National Trust campsite at Golden Cap for the 2020 season, in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The health and wellbeing of our guests, staff and volunteers is our number one priority and we are only re-opening campsites where it is safe to do so, with social distancing measures and enhanced cleaning regimes in place. We plan to reopen the 2021 season and supporters can book now for their holiday next year. We know this is disappointing news and we thank all of our supporters for their patience at this time.

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.