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Things to do in Weymouth

Classic seaside resort brimming with life

Are you looking for things to do in Weymouth? We've got plenty of great ideas for you across the town.

Known for...   Beaches


Did you know...

  • Many of the questions for the original 'trivial pursuit' game were researched in the public library in Weymouth.
  • Weymouth and Portland has one of the sunniest climates in the United Kingdom.
  • Portland Harbour is home to the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, where the sailing events of the 2012 Olympic Games will be held.



 

  Attractions

Nothe Fort

Explore this Victorian fort and enjoy stunning views of the Jurassic coast.
Barrack Road
Weymouth
DT4 8UF

01305766626

 

The Weymouth SEA LIFE Tower

Enjoy amazing 360º panoramic views of the Weymouth Bay, Portland and the Jurassic Coast.
The Quay
Weymouth
Dorset
DT4 8DX

 

Jordan Hill Roman Temple

English Heritage - The foundations of a 4th century Romano-Celtic temple with fine coastal views.
near Weymouth
Dorset
DT3 6PL

 

Weymouth SEA LIFE Adventure Park

Set in 7 acres of beautiful parkland with both indoor and outdoor attractions - an amazing family day out whatever the weather.
Lodmoor Country Park
Preston Beach Road
DT4 7SX

 

Bennetts Water Gardens

Beautiful water gardens set over 8 acres.
Chickerell Link Road
Chickerell
DT3 4AF

01305785150

 

Jurassic Coast FREE

National Trust - The spectacular coastline between Exmouth and Branscombe.
Dorset
BH20 5RQ

 

Abbotsbury, St Catherine's Chapel

English Heritage - Set high on a hilltop overlooking Abbotsbury Abbey.
Abbotsbury
DT3 4JL

 

Abbotsbury Abbey Remains

English Heritage - Part of a monastic building, perhaps the abbot’s lodging, of Benedictine Abbotsbury Abbey.
Abbotsbury
DT3 4JL

 

Portland Castle

English Heritage - Built by Henry VIII to defend England, the Castle also played a part in World War I and II.
Liberty Road
Castletown
Dorset
DT5 1AZ

 

Kingston Russell Stone Circle

English Heritage - A late Neolithic or early Bronze Age circle of 18 fallen stones, on a hilltop overlooking Abbotsbury.
near Abbotsbury
Dorset
DT3 4JX

 

Pirate Adventure Mini Golf

Challenge yourself and your shipmates to our 19 hole pirate golf adventure.
Lodmoor Country Park
Weymouth
Dorset
DT4 7SX

 

Fantasy Island Fun Park

Weymouth's best kept secret. Hidden away in Bowleaze Cove, Fantasy Island is a bucket load of entertainment for the whole family.
Bowleaze Coveway
Weymouth
DT3 6PW

01305834746

 

Abbotsbury Sub Tropical Gardens

Swannery, sub-tropical gardens and children's farm. A great family day out.
New Barn Road
Abbotsbury
DT3 4LA

 
 

  Museums

Portland Museum

Founded by Dr Marie Stopes the famous birth control pioneer in 1929 and who gifted the cottages to the people of Portland in 1930.
217 Wakeham
Portland
DT5 1HS

01305821804

 
 

  Parks

Radipole Lake FREE

Radipole is a great place to come, whether you are new to wildlife watching or an old hand.
Radipole Park Drive
Weymouth
Dorset
DT4 7TZ

Recommended by Phil Jennings, Bournemouth
“A bird watchers paradise, and a quiet oasis near the centre of Weymouth for walkers ”

 

Fine Foundation Chesil Beach Centre FREE

The Fine Foundation Chesil Beach Centre is run by Dorset Wildlife Trust on behalf of a partnership of organisations.
Portland Road
Portland
Dorset
DT4 9XE

 

Lorton Meadows Nature Reserve And Conservation Centre FREE

Situated on the edge of the urban sprawl of Weymouth, this is an area of unimproved grassland with views over Portland & Weymouth.
Lorton Lane
Weymouth
Dorset
DT3 5QH

 

Lodmoor Country Park FREE

Situated a mere 15 minutes walk from the centre of town, the Lodmoor Country Park covers 350 acres of land.
Preston Beach Road
Weymouth
Dorset
DT4 7SX

 
 

  Beaches

Weymouth Beach FREE

Long sandy beach in the centre of town.
Weymouth
Dorset
DT4 7AX

Recommended by Kevin Forster, Wiltshire
“Great beach, clean and safe for children”

 

Chesil Beach FREE

Pebble beach 18 miles long and stretches north-west from Portland to West Bay.
Portland Beach Road
Portland
Dorset
DT4 9XE

Recommended by Luke Mason, Brighton

 
 

  Bowling

Lakeside Superbowl

Ten-pin bowling centre.
St Nicholas Street
Weymouth
DT4 8AD

01305781444

 
 

  Cinema

Cineworld Weymouth

Multi-screen cinema.
12 New Bond Street
Weymouth
DT4 8LY

03303334444

 
 

  Golf

Weymouth Golf Club

Welcome to Weymouth Golf Club, one of the friendliest private members golf clubs in the South.
Links Road
Weymouth
Dorset
DT4 0PF

 
 

  Leisure centres

Weymouth Swimming Pool And Fitness Centre

Health and fitness centre.
Knightsdale Road
Weymouth
DT4 0HX

 

Future Physiques

Friendly unisex gym.
Archard House
Waverley Road
DT3 5HL

01305750888

 
 

  Water sports

Weymouth Outdoor Education Centre

Oppurtunities to try kayaking, sailing, rock climbing, and more.
Knightsdale Road
Weymouth
DT4 0HS

 

Weymouth Watersports

Kayaking, windsurfing and kitesurfing oppurtunities available.
Ferry Bridge Car Park
Portland Road
DT4 9JZ

 
 

  Riding

South Coast Equestrian

Horse riding lessons available.
537 Chickerell Road
Weymouth
DT3 4DL

01305770177‎

 

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