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Golden Cap Estate

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An excellent hike

A challenging hike to the top of Golden Cap is recommended for an amazing view of the Jurassic coast

Reviewed 2 days ago
bill999rta
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
High point

We walked from Charmouth to West Bay and this was the high point in both sense of the word. Really... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jan R
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Yateley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A challenging hike to the top of Golden Cap is recommended for an amazing view of the Jurassic coast

Thank bill999rta
Reviewed 3 days ago

The views from the top of golden cap were indeed staggering. It was a stiff climb, but well worth it as the outlook along the magnificent coast line were wonderful. Unfortunately the car park attendant was extremely unpleasant, and rude.

Thank Hencharding
Reviewed 4 days ago

We walked from Charmouth to West Bay and this was the high point in both sense of the word. Really breath taking views. A real must.

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Waking from the Golden Cap carpark, there is a (approximately) 45 minute walk (30 if you’re quick) through quiet woodland to get to the summit. And my god, what a view. Dramatic cliffs and endless oceans; I found myself stood for a good 5 minutes...More

Thank Anton_and_Lou
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked to the top of the Golden Cap and it’s well worth it. The views across the bays are amazing and it’s a great photo opportunity. This place is a must if you’re in the area.

Thank Gaz4004
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked up and over the Golden Cap to Charmouth. Wow highest point on the south coast and just wonderful could see for miles - felt unfit in parts but thats due to the flat land we normally live in, but well worth it. Nice marked...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful walk from Charmouth to Golden Cap and back. Weather was mixed but we were treated to excellent views from Golden Cap before the cloud came in.

Thank Duncan F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful walk with the family. Surprise surprise hills! Our 3 years walked it and the view was great!

1  Thank DaveandDebsGif
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Walk to the highest point , or make your way along the beach , take the incredible coastal path or watch the sea roll in . Fossil hunt or swim in the turquoise sea. The beach crawls it’s way up steep pebble dunes to meet...More

3  Thank IPAGE1
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed at golden cap a really lovely site 5 minute walk to the beach we stayed in big berries which is a camping field the only downfall to this is there are no toilet blocks in the camping area so you have to walk...More

Thank Ferret A
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james c
22 July 2015|
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Response from MoragK53 | Reviewed this property |
Hi James, The best way is to park in Langdon Woods (NT car park) and then walk through the woods (go straight on in the direction you have driven into the car park). After a fairly short flat walk you will see a signpost on... More
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james c
22 July 2015|
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Response from Russ P | Reviewed this property |
All of these answers are good - it depends which way you prefer to approach from. If you walk from the west (Charmouth) towards Seatown you'll have earned a pint there at the Anchor Inn right by the beach and good food too... More
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