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Golden Cap

Morcombelake
BRIDPORT
Dorset
DT6 6JX

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Golden Cap

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free AdmissionFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

National Trust car parks at Langdon Hill and Stonebarrow Hill, both off the A35 between Bridport and Charmouth. Langdon Hill: From Bridport and the east, drive through Chideock village on the A35 and at the top of the steep hill, take the next left into the narrow, unmarked lane, then the first left along a recently resurfaced tarmac track up to the car park. From the west, go through Morecombelake and after passing Felicity's Farm Shop, take the first turn on the right onto an unmarked lane. Take the first left and follow the signposted track into the National Trust car park. Stonebarrow Hill: Located off the A35 between Lyme Regis and Bridport. From the west, go through Charmouth and take the turning on right by Stonebarrow Manor into Stonebarrow Lane to top of hill, over the cattle grid. From the east, turn off at Charmouth, go past Newlands Holiday Park and take next lane on left, as above. Other (not National Trust) car parks for access to the estate at Eype, Seatown, Charmouth and Lyme Regis.

Parking: Langdon Hill car park is pay & display (free for members with a car sticker). Stonebarrow Hill car park is pay & display (free for members with a car sticker). Please note access to both car parks is by single track lanes with passing places. SatNav: Langdon Hill car park: grid ref: SY412930, nearest postcode DT6 6EP Stonebarrow Hill car park: grid ref: SY382933, nearest postcode DT6 6RA

Public Transport Directions

Car-free travel highlight: The award-winning Jurassic Coaster X53 bus offers a very picturesque journey to Golden Cap on a double decker bus which runs between Weymouth and Exeter.

By foot: Lies on the South West Coast Path. Access on foot from Charmouth, Morcombelake, Chideock, Seatown and Eype - all within a mile of the estate.

By bike: National Cycle Network route 2 runs along the whole English south coast and about 2 miles inland of the Golden Cap Estate. It is linked by small quiet lanes and bridleways.

By bus: Jurassic Coaster buses (X52/X53/X54) links the Golden Cap Estate to Exeter, Beer, Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Bridport, Weymouth, Wareham and Poole. Bus no.X51 runs from Axminster, Bridport and Dorchester.

By train: Axminster train station 5 miles, Dorchester South and West train stations 20 miles, Weymouth station 20 miles. All stations linked to Golden Cap Estate by regular bus services.

By boat: There are pleasure boat trips along the coastline in the summer months from Lyme Regis and West Bay.

Ordnance Survey maps: Landranger 193: Taunton & Lyme Regis. Explorer 116: Lyme Regis & Bridport.

Facilities

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction

Accessibility

  • Ramp/Level Access - At Langdon Hill there is a 1 mile circular path with a wide, level and compacted surface suitable for most wheelchairs and pushchairs. It is accessed by a gate with RADAR key.
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors - at Stonebarrow shop - available only when the shop is open.

Catering

  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted - on leads, but not on beaches between May & September.
  • Open all year
  • Toilets - at Charmouth village, Seatown and Stonebarrow Hill shop.

Opening Times

2017 Opening (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

* Open dawn to dusk. Stonebarrow shop and information centre open seasonally - Easter until the end of October.

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