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 Attractions and Places to Visit

Visitor and Contact Information

This is a list of local attractions and places to visit with contact information. The list is arranged with those attractions being in or very near Weymouth first. Those attractions underlined have their own websites and clicking on their name will take you there.

NT = National Trust

EH = English Heritage

The links for places that come under the above organisations are to the respective websites own link for that place.

Entries in Green are places that are FREE admission, usually earthworks, monuments or castle ruins.

* The attractions listed with an asterisk * are featured on the relevant page on this website, usually with pictures.

 

WEYMOUTH

Attraction

Location

Telephone

Jordan Hill Roman Temple (EH) *

Bowleaze Cove *

 

Nothe Fort *

Barrack Road, The Nothe *

01305 766626

Radipole Lake RSPB Nature Reserve *

Visitor Centre, Swannery Car Park

01305 778313

Sandsfoot Castle *

Old Castle Road

 

Sea Life Centre

Lodmoor Country Park

01305 761070

Tudor House *

Trinity Street, Old Harbour *

01305 779711

Weymouth Museum *

Mulberry Centre, Commercial Road

01305 777622

For further information of Weymouth attractions and accommodation, please contact: Tourist Information Centre, Pavilion, Weymouth. Tel: 01305 78574

  

Local to Weymouth (within approx. 10 miles)

Abbotsbury Abbey (EH)*

Abbotsbury *

 

Abbotsbury Children's Farm & Smugglers Barn *

Abbotsbury *

01305 871817

Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens *

Abbotsbury *

01305 871387

Abbotsbury Swannery *

Abbotsbury *

01305 871858

Dinosaur Museum

Icen Way, Dorchester

01305 269880

Dorset Collection of Clocks *

Mill House, Owermoigne

01305 852220

Dorset County Museum

High West Street, Dorchester

01305 262735

Hardy's Cottage (the writer) (NT)

Higher Bockhampton, Dorchester

01305 262366

Hardy's Monument (the Admiral) (NT) *

Black Down, Portesham *

01297 561900

Kingston Maurward Gardens/Animal Park

Kingston Maurward nr. Dorchester

01305 215003

Kingston Russell Stone Circle * (EH)

Kingston Russell, Little Bredy

 

Maiden Castle (EH)

Dorchester

 

Max Gate - Hardy (NT)

Dorchester (the writer's home)

01305 262538

Military Museum of Devon and Dorset

The Keep, Bridport Road, Dorchester

01305 264066

Mill House Cider Museum *

Mill House Nurseries, Owermoigne

01305 852220

Portland Bill Lighthouse*

Portland Bill, includes the Portland Tourist Information Centre

01305 861233

Portland Castle (EH)*

Castleton

01305 820539

Portland Museum *

217 Wakeham Street

01305 821804

Teddy Bear Museum

High East Street, Dorchester

01305 266040

Terracotta Warriors

High East Street, Dorchester

01305 266040

Tutankhamun Exhibition

High West Street, Dorchester

01305 269571

Upwey Wishing Well *

Church Street, Upwey *

01305 814470

Water Supply Museum *

Sutton Poyntz, Weymouth

01305 832634

Wolfeton House

Charminster, Dorchester

01305 263500

 

Further out but within reasonable distance

Athelhampton House

Athelhampton

01305 848363

Blue Pool

Furzebrook, Wareham

01929 551408

Clouds Hill (NT)

Home of T.E.Lawrence, Wareham

01929 405616

Lulworth Castle *

East Lulworth *

01929 400352

Lulworth Cove Heritage Centre

Lulworth Cove, West Lulworth

01929 400587

Monkey World

Bovington

01929 462537

Moreton Gardens

Manor Farm House, Moreton

01929 405084

Tank Museum

Bovington

01929 405096

Tolpuddle Martyrs Museum

TUC Memorial Cottages, Tolpuddle nr. Dorchester

01305 848237

 

Abbotsbury

Bowleaze Cove

Kingston Russell

Lulworth (East & West)

Owermoigne

Portesham and Admiral Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy Monument

Portland

Radipole

Sandsfoot

Sutton Poyntz

Tyneham

Upwey

 

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