Weymouth and Dorchester Family Activities

There are plenty of activities to do in Weymouth and Dorchester for all the family on sunny or rainy days.


A sand sculpture festival just behind Weymouth seafront. Giant sculptures made out of sand depicting people from history and popular culture.

Weymouth Sealife Park

Features over 1000 marine creatures with penguins, sharks, otters, turtles and crocodiles being the visitors favourites. The underwater marine tunnel lets stingrays fly above your head. There are rides for the kids and a Splash Park, events are held on a regular basis.

Jurassic Skyline

A viewing tower 53 metres high on Weymouth seafront, providing panoramic views of the Jurassic Coast.

Fantasy Island Fun Park

Tucked away at the far eastern of Weymouth Bay at Bowleaze Cove. This is a fun park aimed at younger children.

Glass Blowing

Stuart Wiltshire Glass BlowingStuart Wiltshire offers one to one glass blowing tuition or you can join a workshop session. If you do not feel like giving it a go, you can just visit the shop and studio and see Stuart at work.

Fun Factory Weymouth

Huge indoor soft play area on the edge of Weymouth with laser quest for the older kids.


Large indoor soft play over 4 floors in the centre of Weymouth, features Laser Zone and slot car racing for the older children.

If you like to know before you go, visit these great websites to enhance your stay in Dorset: South West Coast PathJurassic CoastFossil HuntingVisit Dorset and i Coast.

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