Situated on the South Coast in the county of Dorset, Weymouth is a seaside town with a bustling harbour and plenty of visitor attractions. If you’re looking for World Heritage coastline, a bustling seaside town and plenty of family friendly things to do then this popular tourist destination is just what you need.
Located halfway along the Jurassic Coast, Weymouth and nearby Portland have a rich sailing culture, playing host to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic sailing events. With beaches lined with beautiful Georgian architecture, it’s no surprise that Weymouth has been attracting visitors from all over the country since the eighteenth century.
Weymouth is easily accessible from London, with our Advance fares.
Fast Fact: Weymouth has many links to the British Royal Family, including the famous Jubilee Clock which was erected in 1887 to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria
Based on the edge of the Jurassic Coast, the Jurassic Skyline tower offers great views across Weymouth and out into the English Channel. The viewing capsule climbs to 165ft, before slowly doing two full rotations.
Weymouth Beach is one of the finest in the country, with spectacular views out across the wider Jurassic Coastline. With wide stretches of sand and safe waters the beach plays host to a selection of events throughout the year, including the International Beach Kite Festival, international volleyball tournaments and some great firework displays.
Radipole Lake is an RSPB lake and nature reserve located at the heart of Weymouth. It’s the perfect place to head to if you fancy trying to spot some of the species that inhabit the area, from common birds like robins to the hard-to-spot getti warbler. Plus, it’s only a short walk from Weymouth train station.
Just a few minutes walk from the train station you’ll find Weymouth Harbour and Marina, with its excellent array of bustling bars, cafes and restaurants. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a bite to eat after a day exploring the beautiful beach nearby.
For more information around Weymouth see http://www.weareweymouth.co.uk/