Around & About


National Trust Sites

Hardy’s Monument

Named after Vice-Admiral Hardy – 15 minute drive. Circular walking route over Black Down and through Benecke Woods, and stunning views over Abbotsbury, Weymouth and Jurassic Coastline.

Cloud’s Hill

The rural retreat of T.E Lawrence – 20 minutes drive away.

Ringstead Bay

25 minutes drive – dog friendly all year round.

Burton Bradstock

30 minute drive – dog friendly all year round. Hive Beach Café serves fantastic fresh seafood.

Golden Cap

30 minute drive.

Photo Credits

Hardy Monument, Dorset

©National Trust Images/Mel Peters
South West

The upstairs Sitting room at Clouds Hill, Dorset

©National Trust Images/James Dobson
NTPL Commissioned (NTPL)

View across to the cliff that forms the east side of the bay.

©National Trust Images/John Miller
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Burton Bradstock, Dorset.

©National Trust Images/Chris Lacey
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A view of the coastline from the summit of Golden Cap, Dorset, at dawn.

©National Trust Images/David Noton
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