Weymouth

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Weymouth which includes a sandy beach and heritage architecture as well as a small group of people

With sandy beaches, rugged coastline, historic buildings and brilliant museums, Weymouth is one of Dorset's most appealing and diverse destinations.

Surrounded by the stunning landscape of the Jurassic Coast, brimming with culture and boasting great attractions for the family, Weymouth defies you to be bored. Get close to the sea on a lazy day at the beach, in a spectacular aquarium or roaming the dramatic clifftops. Learn about centuries of history in the town center and idyllic surrounding areas or relax in one of the town's many cool cafés.

Weymouth has been an important port in southern England for centuries. In 2012, the city hosted sailing events during the Olympic Games. Discover these stories through the many maritime sites around the town.

Ascend over 170 feet (50 meters) to the top of the Jurassic Skyline for 360-degree views of the coastline, the town center and the English Channel. Find out about the creatures that live below the water’s surface at Sea Life Park, where you can get close to crocodiles, sharks and exotic fish of every shape and size. The park also features other attractions, including a water ride and miniature golf.

Spend an afternoon lying out on Weymouth Beach, whose golden sands stretch for 3 miles (5 kilometers) along the coast. During summer, the bustling bay is full of activities.

Explore the history of the surrounding area. Trek through the tunnels and passages of Nothe Fort, a three-tiered military post built in the 19th century. Stop at the Tudor defense of Sandsfoot Castle.

See a countess's gardens in Abbotsbury, where several species of exotic plants burst into brilliant colors when in bloom. Among the interesting religious attractions in town is St. Catherine's Chapel. Wander among the ruins of this sacred site and enjoy stunning coastal views.

Trains from London leave for Weymouth twice an hour and daily services run from Bristol and Bath. The nearest airports are in Bournemouth, Exeter, Bristol and Southampton. Visit in summer to see the town’s beach come to life.

The Richmoor Hotel
The Richmoor Hotel
3.5 out of 5
The price is AU$105 per night from 6 Dec. to 6 Dec.
Situated in Weymouth, this beach hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Weymouth Bay and Weymouth Beach. Chesil Beach is 3 mi (4.8 km) away. Weymouth Station is 5 ...
4/5 Very Good! (3 reviews)
"Very good, all comfortable & clean, friendly staff."

Reviewed on 14 Nov. 2021

The Richmoor Hotel
Best Western Weymouth Hotel Rembrandt
Best Western Weymouth Hotel Rembrandt
3 out of 5
12-18 Dorchester Road, Weymouth, England
The price is AU$130 per night from 20 Dec. to 20 Dec.
Situated by the sea, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Weymouth Bay and Weymouth Beach. Lodmoor Country Park and Radipole Lake Nature Reserve are also within ...
4/5 Very Good! (745 reviews)
"Very friendly staff made a good stay a great stay"

Reviewed on 28 Nov. 2021

Best Western Weymouth Hotel Rembrandt
The Clifton Hotel
The Clifton Hotel
3 out of 5
6 Queen Street, Weymouth, England
The price is AU$158 per night from 4 Dec. to 4 Dec.
Situated in Weymouth, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Weymouth Bay and Weymouth Beach. Chesil Beach is 2.8 mi (4.4 km) away. Weymouth Station is only a 1-minute ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (167 reviews)
"Was very friendly clean rooms but the stairs were a problem"

Reviewed on 11 Sep. 2021

The Clifton Hotel
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