Things To Do In Weymouth - Local Attractions | Waterside Holiday Group


Things To Do In Weymouth – Local Attractions

If you want to explore the local area, there is a wealth of attractions that cater for everyone. For fantastic days out, why not get up close and personal with our primitive playmates at Monkey World or hand feed swans at Abbotsbury Swannery? Weymouth Sea Life Park is also nearby and The Tank Museum, Lulworth Cove and Swanage Railway are also hugely popular and loved by all ages.

Weymouth Sea front

Enjoy a seaside resort’s favourite lunch with fish and chips on Weymouth beach. And afterwards, go crabbing at Weymouth Harbour or explore the rock pools at Bowleaze Cove

Weymouth Sea Life Adventure Park

Discover an outdoor park with fantastic rides and marine creatures plus a watery play area!
Discounted tickets available from Reception

Blue Pool & Teahouse

Walk around the pool with its constantly changing colours and take a look around the museum
Or enjoy a piece of cake, cream tea or delicious Dorset ice cream in the quaint tea rooms
Tel: 01929 551408

Chesil Beach

Go for a late afternoon stroll along Chesil Beach or partake in a spot of fishing while looking out to sea
Take a blanket and some snacks to sit and enjoy the early evening sunset and stunning views next to the lighthouse at Portland Bill


The Isle of Portland is a limestone tied island
8 kilometres south of the resort of Weymouth, and the southernmost point of Dorset

Abbotsbury Swannery

Walk through a colony of nesting Mute Swans and from mid-May to June you can watch baby swans hatch
Discounted tickets available from Reception
Tel: 01305 871858

Jurassic Kayak Tours

Explore the world heritage Jurassic coastline by kayak, marvel at the amazing rock formations, relax in secluded coves and enjoy marine life at its natural habitat
Tel: 01305 835301

Durdle Door

A natural limestone arch near Lulworth in Dorset
One of the most photographed landmarks on the Jurassic Coast

Lulworth Cove and Castle

Take a walk around Lulworth Cove’s pebble beach, have a sit down and let the kids play in the sea while enjoying the beautiful scenery. Or visit nearby Durdle Door or Kimmeridge for some fossil-hunting
Tel: 01929 400352

Monkey World

Visit Monkey World – Ape Rescue Centre to see over 260 rescued and endangered monkeys and apes! See the stars of TV’s Monkey Life and learn about their lives and rescues, in the 65 acre Dorset park.
Tel: 01929 462537

Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park

Specifically designed for children 0-8 and their families
Animal activities, bouncy castles, soft play zone, woodland walk, maize maze and more!
Tel: 01202 622022