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Gad Cliff

Local Landmarks:

Brandy Bay

Broadbench

Charnel

Cow Corner

Flower’s Barrow

Gad Cliff

Gold Down

Hobarrow Bay

Pondfield Cove

Povington Heath

Tyneham Cap

Whiteway Hill

Worbarrow Bay

Worbarrow Tout

Precipice, Gad Cliff, 2007

This vertical precipice at the top of Gad Cliff is composed of Portland Stone. In plan view the precipice edge has a 'crinkled' profile. The coastal path follows a straight course, behind the crinkled cliff-top. In the far distance is the headland of St Aldhelm's Head.

© Jim Champion and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.

Gad Cliff across Brandy Bay, 2012

View of Brandy Bay and Gad Cliff from the South West Coast Path. Here it is pictured at low tide when the eroded strata of the seabed is revealed.

© Philip Halling and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.

Gad Cliff, with Portland in the distance, 2012

Photo courtesy of Allan Lawton © Allan Lawton 2012

Gad Cliff from Worbarrow Tout, 1995

© John Palmer and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.