Weymouth is a great British seaside resort with a long, sandy crescent shaped bay offering everything you would expect from a traditional seaside resort. The town’s esplanade is graced with Georgian hotels and guest houses and it has a bustling harbour, which is steeped in maritime history.
Portland is linked to Weymouth by a causeway the island has a diverse geology with a wide variety of bird, butterfly, plant and wildlife that are a magnet for visitors. It is famous for its quarrying, rugged scenery, fishing history and lighthouses.
Dorchester is the county town of Dorset, an historic market town with 6000 years of history, roman remains and a castle. Famously re-named by Thomas Hardy as ‘Casterbridge’ in his well known novel ‘The Mayor of Casterbridge.’ Gardens, historic homes, mystical figures carved into the landscape, plus golf, an animal park and more…..
Weymouth and Dorchester are steeped in history and has some wonderful museums that tell the story of both the land and the sea ……
Dorset is fast becoming the place to be in the art and literary world with exhibitions, studios and festivals in abundance throughout the year
The family holiday is always enhanced with the extra things that can be done together here are a few ideas for your time here in Dorset
Getting out into the countryside and enjoying the beauty, peace and quiet really helps one to relax, however, sometimes you may just want to have a go at something new or a bit different.
With so many of us holidaying with our four legged friends we need to know where the best places are to go
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