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Golden Cap from Seatown
Introduction to Walk 1549

Photo from the walk - Golden Cap from Seatown

County/Area - Dorset

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Ascent - 1100 feet / 333 metres

Time - 3 hours 10 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This walk explores the coast of West Dorset which is far different from that a few miles further east. Gone are the white cliffs replaced by a mixture of other sedimentary rocks. At 191 metres, Golden Cap is the highest sea cliff in Southern England and 30 metres higher than Beachy Head. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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