Days out

Things to do

Dorset is steeped in history and heritage, and with that comes a wide range of interesting locations. Known as Hardy’s country, there is of course plenty of places to explore attached to this iconic author, as well as a plethora of other ancient sites, including Portland Castle and Abbotsbury Swannery.

2.4 miles

Weymouth Bay Rib Charters

Nothing comes close to Dorset’s award-winning 20-minute bay ride to experience our stunning coastline. For those wanting a relaxing boat ride, we have the best of Durdle Door Cruises along the Dorset Jurassic coast.
2.4 miles

Weymouth and Portland Boat Trips

Weymouth and Portland Boat Trips is a fleet of 4 x 12 passenger vessels that offer boat trips around Weymouth and Portland historical harbours. Our 1-hour cruises take you from Weymouth harbour, through the waters of the 2012 sailing Olympics to Portland harbour and back!
2.6 miles

Coastline Cruises

Two historic wooden boats offering sightseeing cruises and a ferry service to Portland from Weymouth.
2.6 miles

Thunderbolt Classic Speedboat

Thunderbolt is one of the last 1960’s classic speedboats in operation today. Designed and built by Pearn of Looe, especially for short around-the-bay rides for up to 9 people. Now in Weymouth, Dorset offers a unique and more personal experience. Trips along the Jurassic Coast as far as Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove, trips out to Portland Bill and in Weymouth Bay itself where there are the occasional dolphins, seals and basking sharks. Thunderbolt is stylish, comfortable and can be fast or more relaxed depending on the trip chosen.

Red Herring Games

Each of our dinner party kits has been carefully crafted to involve both yourself as host and all of your guests, so there are never any “spare parts” at the party. Each game is available as a downloadable print at home kit, which means instant delivery to allow speedy party preparation. If you don’t like computers or printers, we also offer a printed box set, where we will box up the kit you choose and send it directly to your door.

Cocktails and Games

Cocktails and Games specialize in Online Cocktail Making Classes & Games, Virtual Cocktail Making Classes & Mobile Bar Hire for your Weddings & events. Their services are perfect for any occasion from Hen/Stag parties, Birthday party, Halloween party, Christmas party, an Engagement party, Weddings, Garden parties, a Corporate event, Team Building activity or just an excuse to have a good Old Fashioned Jolly up.
2.4 miles

Tulip & Cactus – Floristry Workshops

If you have an idea for a hen do or birthday, floral crown workshop, bouquet workshop, or any floristry workshop you would like to do, Tulip & Cactus can host a private event for you and your friends.
4.7 miles

Morrish & Banham Wine Tasting

Enjoy a tasting flight of three wines based on their rotating selection of wines available by the glass. A fantastic opportunity to try something new. In the stylish and relaxing setting of their own shops, a member of the team will guide and talk you through each wine. Perfect for smaller groups. Available during normal opening hours and prices start at £15 per person. Please ring them to make a booking.
4.2 miles

Weymouth Watersports & Fitness Club

Weymouth Watersports & Fitness Club is a fitness centre that offers a wide range of watersport activities (e.g., kayaking, waterboarding) along the Jurassic Coast and fitness activities/lessons aswell.
2.5 miles

Weymouth Bay Rib Charter

Weymouth Bay Rib Charter is a boat tour agency that offers exhilarating boat activities, relaxing boat tours around Durdle Door and Portland Bill and more.
2.4 miles

Weymouth Outdoor Education Centre

Weymouth Outdoor Education Centre offers a wide range of outdoor activities for people of all ages, including sailing, kayaking, climbing and more.
1.9 miles

Weymouth Golf Club

Weymouth Golf Club is a golf course and country club that is ideal for people who intend to play golf at any level.
1.3 miles

Lodmoor Country Park

Lodmoor Country Park is a large public park that offers a play area and multiple attractions for the tourists to enjoy, including an aquarium and a mini train ride.
2.1 miles

Royal Arcade Amusements

Royal Aracde Amusements is an amusement centre that primarily consists of arcades and other facilities that can entertain the tourists, both adults and children.
1.8 miles

Fantasy Island

Fantasy Island is an amusement park that offers bumper cars, ghost trains, arcades, a cafe and more facilities that makes it suitable for all ages, especially the younger children.
1.3 miles

Weymouth Pirate Adventure Mini Golf

Weymouth Pirate Adventure Mini Golf is a place where kids and adults can have fun playing mini golf, whether it’s professionally or non-professionally.
1.3 miles


Sandworld is a gallery that consists of outstanding sand sculptures for tourists to admire. There is also a sandpit for tourists to provide some creativity and there is also a coffee shop.
1.3 miles


SEA LIFE Centre is an aquarium that displays a wide variety of sea creatures. Not only that, but SEA LIFE Centre also offers play areas and mini water parks for the children.
3.2 miles

Sandsfoot Castle

The “Sandsfoot Castle” (or the “Weymouth Castle”) is an artillery fort that has been constructed by Henry VIII in order to protect others from France and the Holy Roman Empire in 1539. Visiting this castle in Weymouth will keep you up to date with its interesting history.
2.6 miles

Weymouth Museum

Weymouth Museum is a museum located within Brewers Quay, near Weymouth Harbour, and looks back at the interesting history of Weymouth.
2.6 miles

Nothe Fort

Nothe Fort is a fort located near the Weymouth Harbour and was specifically built sometime between 1860 and 1872 to protect the Portland Harbour, which is a former militiary harbour. Nothe Forte is now Weymouth’s number 1 heritage site.
0.0 miles

Lorton Meadows Conservation Centre & Nature Reserve

Lorton Meadows is an area of grassland, which is great for walking with or without your dog and for admiring the outstanding views.
2.5 miles

Weymouth Beach

Weymouth Beach is an award-winning sandy beach located on the Jurassic Coast.