Set in the heart of Dorset, Weymouth is the perfect destination to enjoy the sights, explore the beautiful beaches and tour the countryside. Located just an hour from Poole, Bournemouth and Lyme Regis it is the convenient place for couples and families alike.

Voted the top beach in the UK by TripAdvisor in 2017 Weymouth Beach is a must see during your visit. Weather you want to just relax by the sea or enjoy some of its traditional delights including Punch and Judy and Donkey Rides.

Fancy exploring the local area there are a whole host of places you could visit. From the hustle and bustle of Poole and Bournemouth, to the quaint town histories of Dorchester and Puddletown. Go fossil hunting along the jurassic coast sights of Lyme Regis and Kimmeridge. or spend a day out at some of the bigger attractions like the Tank Museum, Monkey World or Adventure Wonderland.

Take a look below at some of our favourite places to visit or explore Visit-Dorset.com for their selection of things to do to suit all interests.

Welcome to the Jurassic Coast

Sea Life Weymouth
Sea Life Weymouth

Take a fascinating journey from the coast to the deep ocean. Filled with indoor and outdoor activities.

Durdle Door
Durdle Door

One of Dorset's most iconic and photographed landmarks.

Max Gate
Max Gate

Follow in the steps of Thomas Hardy by visiting his former home.

Weymouth Harbour
Weymouth Harbour

Explore Weymouth’s beautiful harbour during you're visit and watch all the action of the yachts, fishing trawlers and more. If your lucky you might even watch the town bridge lifting.

Portland
Portland

Connected to Weymouth via the Chesil Beach causeway this little treasure has a lot to offer. Activities for explorers, as well as the a famous quarry. Don’t forget also to take a look at Portland Bill one of 3 lighthouses on the island.

Dorchester
Dorchester

The county town of Dorset. A mixture of past and present, Dorchester hosts a vibrant up and coming shopping district as well as a variety of museums and historical sights.