Weymouth is a small but popular seaside town in Dorset, England . Famous for its beautiful Georgian seafront that stretches along 3 miles of well-kept promenade, the town encompasses all of the best traits of a traditional seaside town. The town is also very famous for its sailing and was the host for the sailing regatta for the London 2012 Olympics. Being based on the south coast Weymouth is blessed with some of the United Kingdom’s best weather and during the summer months its sandy beaches are very popular with locals and travelers alike. Accommodation during the peak season can be in high demand, fortunately Weymouth’s bed and breakfast industry is booming, cottages and apartments in Weymouth are also popular options. Wimdu has excellent British seaside accommodation so if you can’t get to Weymouth then try looking for an bed and breakfast in Skegness or an apartment in Brighton. Keep reading to find out more about this exciting and pretty English seaside town!
Where to StayAfter long days on the beach finding a comfortable place to stay over nights is always an important task. A bed and breakfast are always the best option for access to the beach and its facilities. Your bed and breakfast owner will be on hand to give you vital information on the best places to visit in the local area. For those that do not want to spend their entire holidays on the beach or in the town, there are many places within walking distances for all the family. Historians will be interested by Nothe Fort, a Victorian fortress with memorabilia and artefacts from World War Two and the local area. If you have a car then a visit to Lodmoor country park is an excellent day out, try the Marine sanctuary and Aquarium for an excellent array of sea life. Alternatively many travellers also head to the Isle of Portland, lying just off the Weymouth coast. The area is one of outstanding natural beauty and is a must see for anyone visiting Dorset. If you are visiting the South of England for a longer period of time you should also look at our apartments in London and cottages in Cornwall for some of the most varied and distinctive parts of the UK.
- Dorset is the birthplace of famous author Thomas Hardy!
- Dorset is an extremely old counties – it was first mentioned in 841!
- Dorset is among one of Britain’s most sparsely populated counties!
- The Dorset town of Poole is home to the world’s biggest natural harbour!