National Trust

Step back in time and see how ammonites were formed. Join the National Trust West Dorset team for a fascinating look at how these amazing fossils were formed. Take a peek in to the ‘time machine’ and prepare to be amazed! 

Find out more about the amazing stretches of the Jurassic Coast that the National Trust looks after and why it is designated as a World Heritage Site. 

The National Trust is a charity founded in 1895, to look after special places, for ever for everyone. They now look after over 740 miles of coastline, 250,000 hectares of countryside and 300 historic houses.

Here in West Dorset they look after an amazing portfolio of 27 properties including the Golden Cap Estate and Burton Bradstock, come and find out more information about these sites. Have you heard about their ’50 things’ campaign for children aimed at reconnecting children with nature?  Collect a scrapbook and immediately tick off number 26 on the list, Hunt for fossils and bones.