Weymouth, Dorset - Long Stretches of Sandy Beaches with Plenty to Do
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, southern England. Its sandy beach is dotted with colorful beach huts and backed by Georgian houses. Jurassic Skyline, a revolving viewing tower, and Victorian Nothe Fort offer harbour views. Weymouth Sealife Park is home to sharks, turtles and stingrays.
On the fossil-rich Jurassic Coast is pebbly Chesil Beach. A causeway leads to Portland Island with its lighthouse and birdlife.
Weymouth & Portland, host venue of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic sailing events, is a popular seaside holiday resort.
Weymouth's fine Georgian seafront is an impressive backdrop to the long arc of fine, golden sand. The views from the bay are spectacular, stretching across the horizon taking in the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline.
Weymouth's beautiful safe, sandy beaches, rich heritage and spectacular coastline make it a firm favourite.