Weymouth is a beautiful Georgian resort town on the Jurassic Coast, with a long sandy beach, stunning views across to white cliffs
leading to the scarpment of Portland Island. just across the Bay. A bonus – Weymouth is one of the sunniest spots in Britain! There are 100’s of Weymouth Events on the Beach and around the Harbour. (See Archive)
There are plenty of curio shops, character pubs and fine restaurants to entice you, along winding, narrow streets of the old town. Everything you need lies between the Inner Harbour and the Sea Front. Inland, there is the Ridgeway, rolling Dorset Hills and valleys, lush green and monuments. Lots to explore. (see Archive)
Among the many attractions in Weymouth are the longest-running Punch and Judy Show, traditional Donkey rides, a wonderful Georgain facade and events on the beach and around the Harbour.
A step away lies the bustling picturesque Harbour with extensive mooring for visiting Tall Ships, pleasure craft, super-yachts and numerous, colourful small fishing vessels.
All the usual shops are here, along with Library, Museum, Pavilion Theatre and the Tudor House. Weymouth has a fascinating history to discover (Romans, Tudor, Civil War, Pirates, Black Death, Dunkirk, D-Day and more). (See Archive Posts)
Just a short drive from Weymouth, takes you to a wealth of beauty spots and attractions to explore. You could spend a day at the Tank Museum, Monkey World,
visit the (Admiral) Hardy Monument or tour (Author) Hardy Country. Or you could visit the Cerne Abbas Giant or just relax at Studland. Maybe pop down to several hidden coves along the South West National Coast Path past Durdle Door. Discover the World Heritage Chesil Beach, perhaps picking up fossils in Charmouth or Lyme Regis. (Check our Archive posts page for some ideas)
Weymouth events and scenery
Civil War enactment