John Schlesinger's version of Thomas Hardy's Far From The Madding Crowd was filmed mainly on location in Dorset in 1965, a number of scenes were shot in and around Weymouth. These included the circus scenes shot at Coombe Valley and this one shot on Weymouth [...]
Report by Peter Lythgoe of Zippmedia on the volunteers open day held at Weymouth's Nothe Fort in late January. If you're a local this may encourage you to volunteer to be one of their eighty strong volunteer team, all manner of skills are sought after so there's opportunities for all. For visitors it's a [...]
Weymouth is one of the most popular destinations in the UK for charter boat angling and it's easy to see why in this video in which anglers show of their catches and David Gibson skipper owner of the fast offshore angling boat The MeerKat gives details of what you can expect to catch all year round and [...]
The Weymouth Beach Webcam is positioned on the front of the Weymouth Pavilion Theatre and broadcasts live views of the golden sands of Weymouth beach and The Esplanade. On a clear night it is sometimes possible to sea the seafront lazers in action but on any night it's well worth taking a look towards sunset as [...]
This new Weymouth Harbour webcam broadcasts a live video feed from Weymouth Old Harbour looking out over the harbour scene from The Old Harbour Dive Centre just a short distance from the RNLI Weymouth Lifeboat Station. Webcam operated by Dorsetforyou.gov.uk web team. Take a look at the Weymouth Beach Live Webcam [...]
This new live web cam broadcasts live from the Harbourmasters's Office on Weymouth Quayside. The camera is provided by Dorsetforyou.gov.uk web team. Take a look at the Weymouth Beach Live Webcam The view from the other side on the Weymouth Old Harbour Webcam [...]
During The last week of July 2016 renown hollywood director Christoper Nolan brought the cast, including Harry Stiles, Cillian Murphy and Mark Rylance, and crew of the movie Dunkirk to Weymouth for two days of location shooting on Weymouth Quayside. Dunkirk - Announcement - Official Warner Bros. UKFrom filmmaker Christopher Nolan (“Interstellar,” “Inception,” “The Dark [...]
We found a great excuse to get out into the sun yesterday and took some live video of the Greenhill area of Weymouth Beach for a live broadcast on Facebook. In less than 24 hours it's reached a staggering 100,000 + Facebook users and been viewed over 35,000 times! Guess we're not the only ones that [...]
This is a fascinating walk along Weymouth Beach in 360 degree surround video very recently published by DorsetForYou.com on their Facebook page. To view it you will most likely need to be on a desktop computer using Chrome or Firefox as your web browser, we checked out Facebook's 36o video specs and it seems Internet Explorer [...]
Most people know that the county of Dorset boasts many of the best walks and cycle paths in the country. Spectacular view are to be seen along the many miles of coastal path that border the shores of The Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site whilst inland bridal ways and footpaths straddle the rural splendour of [...]
Brilliant footage of September's Challenge Weymouth Triathlon produced for TV by Dreamteam Television. Weymouth was yet again at the centre of sporting action back in September when The Challenge Weymouth 2015 Triathlon took place in the resort. This is the full television coverage as broadcast after the event on TV and features all the excitement of the [...]
A year ago landscape photographer Mattia Bicchi saw some images of Durdle Door on The Jurassic Coast and was so taken by them that he decided there and then that he needed to head straight for the coast and discover more about our beautiful local coastline. From this journey came a commitment to develop a project [...]
Many of the most spectacular views and relaxing walks to be found in the Weymouth and Portland area can be found along the shores of The Fleet. Here unspoilt Dorset farmland leads to the shores of the inland lagoon where the sheer beauty and natural wonder of this tranquil body of water is a wonder to behold... A photographers [...]
Music with a nautical theme will be the order of the day on Sat 5 September and Sun 6 September at Waterfest Weymouth Feast your eyes and ears on these videos of the acts booked to perform on Weymouth Quayside over the Waterfest weekend then check out the times of their performances on the Waterfest weekend [...]
A drone flight over the beautiful waters of Weymouth Bay on the south Dorset coast. Some beautiful sweeping views as this drone flies from Lodmoor around the bay to Newtons Cove. Subscribe to Aerial Flyer's YouTube Channel to see more of his videos.
The warm waters have brought quite a lot of large Barrel Jellyfish into the waters around Weymouth over the past few days with some pretty huge ones being spotted. Spencer Nicklin captured this amazing video from the air of what looks like hundreds of them, maybe even thousands gathered in Portland Harbour. What an astonishing sight this [...]
News from the team behind the Jurassica Project is that despite the setback in the recent round of National Lottery Heritage Fund awards they are fully committed to developing the project and are confident that it will be opening on Portland by 2021. This video featuring Sir David Attenborough shows the vision behind the project [...]
The new version of Far From the Madding Crowd is due for release in cinemas on 1 May. We're so pleased that so much of the movie was filmed on location in Dorset all within easy reach of Weymouth. The cast and crew of the movie talk about their love of Dorset and just why filming in [...]
Saturday 25 April two dolphins ventured into Weymouth Harbour early in the morning and stayed for the day eventually swimming back out to sea. Helen Davidson captured this fabulous footage …
Amy’s passion for singing started at an early age but it was when she first heard Janis Joplin’s album ‘Cheap Thrills’, in her late teens that inspired her to get involved with the live music scene and try her hand at fronting a blues band with fellow music students from Weymouth College.
Episode two of the second series of Broadchurch airs on ITV tonight at 9pm. Wonder if this will be the episode where some location shooting took place on Weymouth seafront last summer?
Congratulations to all the brave swimmers who took to the waters of Weymouth Harbour this morning for the annual Christmas Day Harbour Swim organised by Weymouth Lions Club raising money for local good causes.
Take a video tour through the wild side of Weymouth and Portland taking in much of the resorts natural spaces, historic locations and spectacular scenery.
Over the past month or so visitors to Weymouth and Portland have been treated to an amazing spectacle of sunsets and sunrises and the beauty on show has been truly astonishing. Over this time fans for the Loving Weymouth and Portland Page on Facebook have been busy uploading their favourite photos which the page brought [...]
Video from The Journey a musical tribute dedicated to Grahame Knott founder of the Shipwreck Project by Josh Elliott & Taloch Jameson
This pod of white beaked dolphins was spotted ten miles of the Portland coast but it's not unusual these days to find them much closer to the shore. They have even on occasions been spotted from the end of the pier.
Seventy years on we look back on The US Ranger's preparations in Weymouth and Portland for the D-Day Invasion of Normandy in these rarely seen historic archive videos taken during the final preparations in early June 1944.
Portland Stone and Sand Sculpting in Early 1950’s and 60’s Videos: Huge Archive of Weymouth and Portland’s Heritage Dating Back to 1800’s Now Available from Pathe News
From the late 1800's until the mid 1960's Pathe News covered news stories across the UK to be shown in cinemas throughout the country and over this time their film crews visited Weymouth and Portland regularly. There is a huge archive available of their material which until a few days ago was only available on [...]
This short video is a collaboration between Love-Weymouth.co.uk, Visit-Dorset.tv and local amateur drone photography enthusiasts who kindly donated they footage for editing into this video that was produced for The Best of Dorset Leisure and Tourism Show held in Weymouth on 30 March 2014. It was a real pleasure to put this together and we [...]
If you're in Weymouth and want the chance to get out on the water but don't have a lot of time you can always take a trip across the harbour in the rowing boat ferry. It's probably the longest established ferries of it's type in the UK and still offers amazing value for money at [...]
The Weymouth Seafront Laser display was launched back in May 2012 in advance of the 2012 Olympic Games being hosted by Weymouth and Portland. In the months since it's fair to say they have caused quite a lot of controversy with split opinion between those who see them as a bold statement that Weymouth is [...]