With its award winning beaches and a seafront that upholds and retains many traditions associated with British seaside holidays, Weymouth is a destination with something for all the family to enjoy. Whether its exploring the Jurassic Coast Line, experiencing everything from canoeing to motorsports, or simply just enjoying a drink over looking the beautiful Old Harbour, your sure to find something to suit you!
Weymouth town centre has all the usual mainstream outlets, as well as a weekly market which can also be found in Portland and Dorchester. In addition, Weymouth offers a Christmas market weekly throughout December.
Boats regularly leave the harbour on sight-seeing trips and fishing excursions around the coast to places such as Portland, Lyme Regis and Swanage.
Golf, sea and coarse fishing, water sports, motorsports, canoeing, diving, shooting, horse riding, badminton, tennis, squash, paragliding and quad biking to name a few!
There are restaurants to suit all tastes in Weymouth; Italian, Chinese, Indian, Thai, and of course, quintessentially English cuisine to name a few. Most are child-friendly too!
For a pleasant day out why not try a walk in Lodmoor Country Park or a visit to Abbotsbury Swannery. Alternatively, treat the kids to an unforgettable trip to the Sea Life Centre or Monkey World? Whilst you’re at the Sea Life Centre, you can also head next door to Sandworld afterwards to view the magnificent sand sculptures and learn how to make you own!
Take a short drive to the Isle of Portland and see the famous Portland Bill lighthouse, or perhaps take a stroll along Chesil Beach and view The Fleet, Great Britain’s biggest Tidal Lagoon, which forms part of the 95 mile stretch of coastline which runs from Orcombe Point in Devon to Old Harry Rocks in Swanage, Dorset and makes up the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.
Catch a show at the Pavilion Theatre, have a drink by the beautiful Old Harbour, or, for the younger or more energetic amongst you, try out some of the many bars and clubs in the town.
The International Kite Festival in July, Festival Week in August, which features the Red Arrows and a Carnival Parade, motorcross on the beach, speed boat racing in the bay and a spectacular Bonfire Night fireworks display, to a Victorian night held at Pavilion Theatre in December and the famous New Years Eve celebrations where the majority of people wear fancy dress, you are sure to find something to suit your taste!