About Weymouth and Portland
Close to the B&B is an abundance of pubs, restaurants, bistro’s and cafés with a wide range of cuisines. Try our favourites “The Famous Old Spa” or “The Lodmoor” two pubs within easy walking distance. Venture into Weymouth town centre and enjoy the local seafood in the harbourside restaurants. Try “Floods” for a delicious fresh local fish menu or “Vaughan’s” for a more varied but equally delicious choice. Italian, Chineese or Indian restaurants come highly recommended too. Explore further towards Portland and complete the experience with delicious “Portland Crab Sandwiches” from the Lobster Pot at Portland Bill.
Weymouth is a “gateway town” to the beautiful Jurassic Coast, England’s only natural World Heritage site, where the coastal rock formations are between 65 and 250 million years old. More information can be gained from www.jurassiccoast.com, or www.visit-dorset.com/about-the-area/jurassic-coast.
Access to this 96 mile coast line is easy and can also be viewed from the Jurassic coast bus which runs regularly.
For those that like walking the South West coastal footpath is easily reached (www.southwestcoastalpath.co.uk)
For those interested in birds, the house is very close to the RSPB bird sanctuary at Radipole Lake. (www.rspb.org.uk/reserves/guide/r/radipolelake/index.aspx)
Other attractions which can be visited include the National Sailing Academy, home to the 2012 Olympic Games sailing events. More information can be gained from www.wpnsa.org.uk.
The Weymouth Sealife centre is only short distance away, an easy walk from the Pink House www.visitsealife.com/weymouth. The Sealife Centre is located in Lodmore Park which also includes many attractions for youngsters including Model World, slides and Go Carting.
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