Weymouth, Dorset

Weymouth Postcard

Weymouth's sandy beaches look along the chalk cliffs towards Durlston Head. The bay provides safe and largely wave free swimming. Try and spot the wild dolphin that has befriended the town and its visitors.

The town has lots of attractions including the popular yacht harbour with waterside bars and shops.

Weymouth also has a traditional seaside pier.

Weymouth's Local Attractions

You don’t have to be a military enthusiast to enjoy Nothe Fort, it’s a great day out for all the family with lots to see and explore, but beware the fort is haunted!

The Sea Life centre at weymouth provides sanctuary for seals, otters and penguins. In the Claws area you can find some facinating facts about many species of crab, there's also a tropical shark nursery and a bay of rays.

Built around 1840 this harbour side warehouse building has bags of character and charm, from the al fresco seating offering panoramic views of this historic harbour to the newly refurbished café/bar there is plenty to offer the adults whilst the children let off some steam in the huge multi-level indoor soft play arena.

Brave a fantastic 1.5 hour ride off the spectacular coast of Portland to have the greatest white knuckle ride in Dorset! This is NOT for the faint-hearted, on this trip you will see the world famous tidal races off Portland and tear across the waves of countless shipwrecks! Or if that sounds a bit much then there are two quieter rides, suitable for 5's and over where you will visit caves and coves of smuggling times of the past or see the spectacular scenery of Weymouth Bay.

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