- A sandy beach with family friendly attractions.
- Central base for exploring Dorset.
- Home to the 2012 Olympic sailing competition.
Weymouth has a lot to offer visitors, from the sandy beach and safe bathing in the natural bay, to the shopping centre’s mix of new and old, and the waterside bars and restaurants which line the harbour as it curves around to the sea where Condor Ferries operate daily services to the Channel Islands on high-speed catermerans.
The perfect family holiday destination? Well the nightlife can be rowdy and driving to Weymouth can be a tiring journey in the summer, despite the new link road. But many of the ingredients which families look for on holiday are there – it does tick many boxes.
Articles about Weymouth
- Travelling to Weymouth
Weymouth is around 15 miles west of Bournemouth which might not sound too remote. However the town is one of a number in the South West where the lay of the land results in one road in and one road out. Nearby Swanage is another, or Brixham and Sal...
- Weymouth on a budget
A large sheltered bay, fringed by golden sand, a windswept headland, the sweeping expanse of Chesil Beach, wooded parkland overlooking the sea and pretty marina-side walks leading to the old town. The diversity of Weymouth’s natural geology, all wit...
- Family Attractions in Weymouth
Weymouth is a traditional English seaside town. All the ingredients are here from the family visitor attractions, the sandy beach with safe bathing, family friendly cafes and lots to do in the area. View Larger Map In the town centre, which is pedest...