Weymouth is a seafront resort town within the local government district of Weymouth and Portland, shire county of Dorset, South West Region, England, United Kingdom. It lies on the south of England along the western coast of Weymouth Bay and primarily experiences a moderate climate throughout the year. Its earliest known history goes back the 12th century. The town's prime industries are fishing, trading and tourism. The area is famous for its historical destinations e.g. the Jurassic Coast, scenic environment and for being home to the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy.
The prime roads A35, A352, A353, A354 serve the resort town. Bournemouth
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Top Attractions within Weymouth:Brewers Quay
is housed within a converted Victorian Brewery that lies within Hope Square, Weymouth, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. The site is popular for its "Timewalk" attraction that wonderfully seemingly takes its visitors back to Weymouth's olden times with its remade sights, sounds and smell of the town going over 600 years back from today. The venue's other facilities include a craft centre, courtyard restaurant, specialty-shopping village, the Discovery Science Centre and Weymouth Museum. Discovery Science Centre
can be found at Brewers Quay, Weymouth, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. It is a complex famous for featuring over 60 marvelous interactive exhibits that tell about the history and development of the town of Weymouth. The venue's official website is www.discoverdiscovery.co.uk
. Olympic Games
all the sailing events for the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympic games will be held at Weymouth and Portland in the world class sailing waters. The Nothe Garden will be the official ticketed spectator area for the Olympic sailing events. Sandsfoot Castle
is an ancient castle and fortress that currently needs major repair due to the damages it gained throughout time. It can be found along the Old Castle Road in Weymouth, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. The castle dates back the reign of King Henry VIII and was then made to protect the country from invasion. Visiting its ruins enables everyone to look back to the olden times. The Nothe Fort
is located at Barrack Road, Weymouth, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. It is an 18th century fort wonderfully restored with the help of Heritage Lottery Fund and the volunteers from the Weymouth Civic Society. The site today serves as a museum of coastal defense complete with World War II memorabilia e.g. cannons, guns and vehicles. For more information about the ancient fort kindly visit its website www.nothefort.org.uk
. Weymouth Beach
is a popular clean beach that is located within the town of Weymouth, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. The site's highlights include disabled access to the beach, first aid post, large venue to make sand sculptures, lifeguard facility, lost children centre and a number of famous summer shows and events e.g. Punch and Judy Show and International Beach Kite Festival. Weymouth Museum
lies on the first floor of the Brewer's Quay Complex in Hope Square, Old Harbour, Weymouth, England, United Kingdom and entry is free. The venue boasts a large collection of artworks from the 18th century and onwards as well as historical items that tell about the history and industries of the borough of Weymouth and Portland.