An iron age hillfort popular with walkers and with great views of the Dorset countryside
Badbury Rings is a substantial iron age hillfort, constructed around a chalk knoll standing at 100 metres above sea level and dating back to around 800BC. Badbury Rings forms part of the Kingston Lacy estate and is owned by the National Trust.
It is a popular place for walkers, dog owners and a nice spot for a picnic and kite flying, with views across the Dorset countryside. It is a location rich in flora, fauna and history and there are great views across the Dorset countryside. Nearby you will find the Kingston Lacy Estate and Pamphill Bluebell Wood and Badbury Rings is located off the 2 mile long Beech Avenue with 365 trees on each side of the road.