Set in the heart of Dorset’s Jurassic Coast, Weymouth offers an amazing range of outdoor activities, the perfect location for the County’s newest outdoor event … The Big Dorset Outdoor Weekend, an entertaining, fun and activity packed weekend for all the family.
It’s anticipated that there will be around 25 different activities, within the Weymouth and Portland area, to take part in or watch and enjoy!
Event Categories (details of individual events coming soon)
Cycling – Taking advantage of the Weymouth & Portland’s investment in cycleway infrastructure and quiet surrounding country lanes a series of events suitable for road, mountain, touring, hybrid, cyclocross, vintage and e-bikes, aimed at a range of skill levels from leisure cyclists (including families) up to expert road racers.
Walking – Building on the amazing array of walking opportunities in the area, the Jurassic Coast section of the South West Coast Path, RSPB Nature Reserves, Lorton Country Park a series of events featuring themed guided and non-guided walks, aimed across the spectrum from casual walkers to regular ramblers.
Watersports – Building on the reputation of the area for putting on and hosting a significant number of high profile watersports events throughout the year. A variety of events, from taster sessions up to expert participation will feature across the full range of watersports activities including; sailing, windsurfing, stand up paddleboarding, jet skiing, kite surfing, kayaking, scuba diving and fishing.
Additional – Events provided by any other miscellaneous activity providers such as horse riding, swimming, tennis, skateboarding and rock climbing, once again taking advantage of the area’s beautiful natural landscape.