Golden Cap on The Jurassic Coast

Golden Cap and Sea

Golden Cap, a 191 meter / 626 foot high peak on the Jurassic Coast in Dorset, England is the highest point on the Southern English Coast.

Nearby towns and villages to Golden Cap include Charmouth, Chideock, & Bridgport.

On clear days Golden Cap is visible from up to 10 miles away.

Those wishing walk to the summit of Golden Cap can follow a walking path to the top of 626 foot high hill from Seatown.

The name Golden Cap is due to areas of exposed golden colored of sandstone near the hill's peak.

Golden Cap West
Looking west from the summit of Golden Cap.

Golden Cap East
Looking east from the summit of Golden Cap.

View of Golden Cap from the town of Lyme Regis.


  1. The views from the summit are very pretty.

  2. Did you find any fossils ?