Hot off the back of their recent gold award in the Dorset Tourism Awards and finalist nomination in the South West Tourism Awards. Fish ’n’ Fritz have been named one of the UK’s 50 Best Fish & Chip Takeaways 2021 - the only chippy in the Weymouth to make the [...]
The team at Weymouth’s historic Nothe Fort have a double celebration with the news that not only was the popular attraction the winner of Best Small Attraction of the Year Award in the Dorset Tourism Awards last week but also that the fort has been awarded a grant of £20,000 [...]
Portland’s oldest castle is to receive a 3D digital transformation, allowing immersive virtual visits in high definition. Overlooking Church Ope Cove, Rufus Castle, also known as Bow and Arrow Castle, was originally built in the 11th century for King William “Rufus” II and subsequently rebuilt in the 15th century. During [...]
Weymouth & Portland Lions Club is encouraging as many Dorset residents as possible to participate in the Big December Dip to raise funds for causes close to their hearts. With COVID-19 affecting the whole country, the much-loved Lions Christmas Day Swim has had to be postponed for 2020. “We knew [...]
Greenhill and Sandsfoot Gardens in Weymouth have been recognised by the Green Flag Award scheme as being amongst the very best green spaces in the world. The Green Flag Award scheme recognises and rewards well managed parks and open spaces, setting the benchmark standard for the management of recreational outdoor [...]
Major Government Grant Supports Portland Museum Recovery Plans Portland Museum is delighted to announce that it has won more than £70,000 from the Government's Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) Culture Recovery Fund. The grant will be used to help maintain the museum through the remainder of the year and [...]
Installed by AC Special Projects in early 2020 Weymouth's new seafront lighting installation brings a new focus to Weymouth Esplanade with it's artistically programmed display of vertival colour along the full sweep of Weymouth's famous promenade. The Weymouth Promenade Artistic Lighting Scheme is part of a portfolio of connected [...]
For as long as we can remember Weymouth Carnival has been held on the third Wednesday of August and the highlight of the day on almost every year over the past more than 30 has been a spectacular display by the RAF Red Arrows over Weymouth Bay , [...]
Since shortly after the Covid-19 lockdown started at the end of March cruise ships, unable to operate due to infection risk, have taken advantage of the sheltered waters of Weymouth Bay anchoring there as a low cost alternative to expensive port fees. Right now most days there are a [...]
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There will be much relief on Weymouth Seafront tomorrow with the news that the town's new multi-facility superloos will be open to the public from Saturday 8 August. Situated on The Esplanade at The King's Statue the ground floor will provide 23 toilets in total, comprising of 18 unisex [...]
Weymouth Bay has always offered a safe anchorage to vessels of all sizes due to being sheltered from westerly storms by Portland and the Chesil Beach. Not though since the days when the Royal Navy was based in Portland have so many huge ships been seen at anchor relatively [...]
Use the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme at these establishments in the Weymouth and Portland area to get 50% off your food and non-alcoholic drinks up to a total value of £10 per person if you eat or drink in every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday between 3 August [...]
Nothe Fort is finally back open today ( 11 July) and ready to commence the 2020 season! With thanks to the many who contributed to their recent crowdfunder campaign and the match funded grant from Dorset LEP. They're ready to welcome visitors back and enjoy the improvements that have [...]
It is with great sadness that Weymouth Town Council announces the cancellation of the planned events to celebrate and commemorate the 75th anniversaries of VJ & VE Day which were scheduled to take place over the weekend of Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th August. This is due to the present [...]
Today marks the 90th anniversary of opening of Weymouth's iconic Town Bridge on 4 July 1930 This video by Andy Prendergast gives a fascinating insight into the day to day workings of the bridge More about the history of the bridge here ...
Weymouth's new promenade colour changing LED lighting and the laser lighting will not be operating from 2nd July until 17th July while the control system components are moved back into the refurbished beach office. Temporary measures were made to control the lights and allow them to function during the beach [...]
Weymouth Beach Pedalos & Kayaks such a much-loved feature on Weymouth Beach will be back as from 4 July * subject to weather conditions. This year with a brand new fleet of 30 Pedalos! Trading Standards and the Weymouth Town Council have given the go-ahead for them to be operational [...]
Weymouth Town Bridge was officially opened at 12.30pm on 4th July 1930 during a grand opening ceremony by HRH Duke of York who later became King George VI. The first passage through the twin leaf bascule bridge was undertaken by the Cosens paddle steamer "EMPRESS". The £90,000 cost of the [...]
Great to see Weymouth Bay Rib Charter are back operating out of Weymouth Harbour as from today and taking tour bookings 🐬 🛳 🌊
⚠️ Please continue to follow government guidance, you can now gather outside in a group of up to six, or as two households but should minimise travel at this time wherever possible.
🛍 From Monday 12 April non essential shops, beauty salons etc as well as pubs and restaurants serving outdoors will be able to open. Attractions will be allowed to open outside facilities. Overnight stays in self catering accommodation will be permitted.
Good luck to all our local businesses that are able to open tomorrow after such a long break. If this is you why not join the Back on Track Weymouth & Portland Business Community Group, you’ll find the link in our profile ... . #loveweymouth #loveportland #weymouth #portland...
The multi award winning @nothe_fort is set to reopen on 12 April. Follow them on Instagram for latest news and fascinating posts 🏰 . . #loveweymouth #coastpath #dorsetcoast path #weymouth #whatsonweymouth #weymouthharbour #weycation #weymouthbay #dorset #weymouth #weymouthbeach #visitdorset #lovingweymouthandportland #daysoutindorset #familydayout #morethanjustabeach #visitdorsetofficial #visitengland #visitweymouth #nothefort #heritage...
We’ve S P A C E for all to enjoy #weymouthbeach safely but please leave it just like this at the end of the day 🏖 . . #loveweymouth #coastpath #dorsetcoastpath #weymouth #whatsonweymouth #weymouthharbour #weycation #weymouthbay #dorset #weymouth #weymouthbeach #visitdorset #lovingweymouthandportland #daysoutindorset #familydayout #morethanjustabeach #visitdorsetofficial #visitengland #visitweymouth...
Repost • @rnlilifeguards_weymouth Weymouth RNLI Lifeguards are back on duty today @weymouthbeach for the 🐣Easter Holidays 🐣 - - - * 10am until 6pm * - - - up to the 18th April along with the weekend of the 24th & 25th April. Then again from the 1st of May through to the end of September.
Please head between the Red and Yellow flags when swimming/dipping in the Bay! The water is still extremely cold 🥶...
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