Golden Cap

Important notice -

We are pleased to announce that the steps leading down to St Gabriel's beach have now reopened following the landslip earlier this year.

Stunning coastline and England's only natural World Heritage Site

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What's on

Upcoming events

Golden Cap Evening Torchlight Walk

Sat 07 Oct 2017
Join this evening flaming torchlight walk to the top of Golden Cap from Langdon Hill, as part of the South West Coast Path Challenge. Carry your own flaming torch and see the Cap in a whole different light. 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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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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Our work

The wooden steps rising up the cliff from St Gabriel's Beach

Steps to St Gabriel's beach closed again 

The steps providing access to St Gabriel's beach from the coast path near Golden Cap are closed again until further notice due to movement of the undercliff. We're sorry for any disappointment this causes walkers.