THINGS TO DO

IN AND AROUND WEYMOUTH, DORSET

Nothe Fort

Nothe Fort Weymouth’s historic sea fort, Nothe Fort is one of Weymouth’s major attractions.

 

Built by the Victorians to protect Portland Harbour, Nothe Fort is one of the best-preserved forts of its kind. Enjoy the stunning and far-reaching views of the Jurassic Coast from the picnic areas on the Ramparts. These will provide one of the best vantage points on the south coast. Beware! Legend has it, the fort is haunted.

Nothe Fort

Weymouth Beach is a three-mile, award-winning beach just minutes from the town centre and historic harbour.

 

Enjoy a stroll along the level promenade or on the sands, take part in the Christmas "Chase the Pudding" race or just relax in the sunshine on a summers day The views from Weymouth Beach and the bay are spectacular, stretching across the horizon taking in the Jurassic Coastline.

Nothe Fort Weymouth’s historic sea fort, Nothe Fort is one of Weymouth’s major attractions.

 

Built by the Victorians to protect Portland Harbour, Nothe Fort is one of the best-preserved forts of its kind. Enjoy the stunning and far-reaching views of the Jurassic Coast from the picnic areas on the Ramparts. These will provide one of the best vantage points on the south coast. Beware! Legend has it, the fort is haunted.

Weymouth Beach is a three-mile, award-winning beach just minutes from the town centre and historic harbour.

 

Enjoy a stroll along the level promenade or on the sands, take part in the Christmas "Chase the Pudding" race or just relax in the sunshine on a summers day The views from Weymouth Beach and the bay are spectacular, stretching across the horizon taking in the Jurassic Coastline.

Weymouth Harbour Weymouth's picturesque harbour has always been the hub of activity whether serving as a major port in times gone by or more for pleasure as it is now, alongside the fishing industry.

 

The harbour has two main parts as well as the ferry terminal. Custom House Quay is on what was the Melcombe Regis side and the Old Harbour is on the Weymouth side.

Lulworth Castle and Park Lulworth Castle and Park is situated at the heart of the privately-owned Lulworth Estate. Follow the fascinating story of Lulworth Castle and the inspiring past of its dedicated owners. Discover breathtaking views over the Dorset countryside from the Lulworth Castle tower, picnic in the grounds, wander through ancient woodlands and explore the historically significant Roman Catholic Chapel of St. Mary's, which is also within the Park.

Durdle Door Durdle Door is probably the most famous stone arch anywhere in the world. It was created when the sea pierced through the Portland limestone around 10,000 years ago.

 

Looking west over the beach, isolated stacks out at sea show where an older coastline once lay. This part of the coast is formed from merged bays and shows how Lulworth Cove and Stair Hole may look in several thousand years’ time.

Jurassic Coast Sweeping beaches, dramatic cliffs, blustery headlands, sheltered cove, the Jurassic Coast has many things to offer lovers of a landscape adventure.

 

Whether it’s pastoral tranquility, rugged footpaths or wide sea views you’re looking for there is something here for you.

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