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Cliffs at Burton Bradstock

Burton Bradstock is a charming quintessential Dorset village nestled in the heart of the Jurassic Coast and amongst beautiful rolling countryside.

Compromising of 16th and 17th century thatched cottages, a village church and boutiques showcasing the very best in local crafts, it is the perfect location to unwind, relax and enjoy a Dorset break. With a rich heritage and spectacular views it is a real slice of Dorset life.

Infamous Cliffs

Burton Bradstock is renowned for its dramatic and beautiful cliffs, which give off their golden glow due to their distinctive geology.

Cliffs at Burton Bradstock


The rock at Burton Bradstock expose numerous fossils, most commonly found are ammonites, which are easily spotted in certain areas along the beach as well as echinods and brachiopods.


The village can be traced back as far as the Doomsday book, and started life as Bridetone, possibly due to its close proximity to the river Bride.

Places to Eat

Burton Bradstock is home to the Hive Beach café, a multi award winning café, which serves local seafood caught straight from the Jurassic Coast

Hive Beach Cafe

It’s role in World War II

During World War II, Hive beach was used by the US army for cliff scaling practice runs, using rocket launchers fitted with grapnel heads and attached to rope ladders.

burton post office

With a rich history and a wealth of character and charm, this Dorset village offers something for everyone all year round,  and with a range of accommodation in the area why not browse our properties here.