Weymouth is a seaside town in the county of Dorset famed for its scenic coastline with colorful beach huts and its historic landmarks, natural parks and coast. You can visit Chesil Beach along the Jurassic Coast, where a causeway leads to Portland Island. Plan to climb the historic lighthouse with panoramic ocean and town views. More stunning viewpoints can be found at the revolving Jurassic Skyline tower and the Victorian-era Nothe Fort.

    The Weymouth Sealife Park provides the chance to see many native marine animals like turtles, stingrays and even sharks. Along the beach, you may even find fossils. Bowleaze Cove offers a sheltered stretch of shingle and sand beach with beautiful clear water. For historical adventures, walk the ramparts of the Sandsfoot Castle ruins or explore the Weymouth Museum with its artefacts dating back hundreds of years. Unique public art installations all sculpted from sand can be found at Sandworld Weymouth.

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    • 10 Places Locals Love to Eat in Weymouth

      If you’re looking for the best local food and where to find in Weymouth, you've come to the right place. From trendy cafes to classic fish and chips shops near the water, this seaside town has plenty of places serving great food. Many of these restaurants are known for showcasing authentic local flavors, Weymouth's fishing heritage, and dedication to quality...

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