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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

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. 

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Ordnance Survey Explorer 116Sheet Map1:25kBUY MAP
Anquet OS Explorer 116Digital Map1:25kBUY MAP
Ordnance Survey Landranger 193Sheet Map1:50kBUY MAP
Anquet OS Landranger 193Digital Map1:50kBUY MAP

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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South West Coast Path Map Booklet - Minehead to St Ives

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