Hambledon Hill

Important notice -

Please note that some work is underway to remove the fence which runs alongside the bridleway on the eastern side of the hill to facilitate better grazing and to improve access.

Iron Age hill fort with far reaching views and spectacular wildflowers

Aerial view of stunning Hambledon Hill

Hambledon's archaeology and wildlife to benefit from grant 

A new project will help to protect this stunning hillfort, important for its archaeology and its wildlife.

Two Dorset Rod Gates on site at Hambledon Hill

Reviving our farming history - Dorset Rod Gates 

Dorset Rod Gates are making a comeback at our North Dorset places.

Hambledon Hill

What's on

Upcoming events

Sorry, there are no upcoming events at this place.

Hambledon Hill

Get involved

A National Trust ranger sitting in long green grass with his collie dog, photographing wildflowers

Volunteer ranger roles in North Dorset 

We will be recruiting for volunteer rangers in North Dorset and South Wiltshire again in the Spring. In the meantime, you can read the role profile to see if you'd like to help Area Ranger Clive manage and care for Fontmell and Melbury Downs, Hambledon Hill, Hod Hill and Win Green.

Hambledon Hill


A group of National Trust Archaeologists on Hambledon Hill

Book a talk or presentation for your group 

Your group or society can now arrange a talk or presentation with our ranger, whether you're interested in the resident wildlife, or learning about how we care for this site.

Hambledon Hill

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.