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Weymouth Travel Guide

A bay hugging sweep of Georgian houses many now hotels and guesthouses today front the promenade. The harbour is a constant flurry of activity with the comings and goings of pleasure craft and fishing boats. Condor Ferries also sail from here to the Channel Islands and St. Malo in France.

A former brewery at the old harbour is now the Brewery Quay Shopping Village, a quaint collection of specialist shops. The town centre has a new shopping complex with all the big name stores and good range of individual character shops.

The town has plenty to offer both locals and visitors alike, the recently restored Nothe Fort gives a fascinating insight into the towns former maritime defences. The Sealife Park and Seal Sanctuary is a great place for families, especially now the new Penguin Sanctuary has opened.

One doesnít have to stray too far from Weymouth for a wealth of other things to do and see, Chesil Beach a long curved beach formed entirely of large pebbles is a popular spot for walkers and sea anglers, at the end of the beach with itís famous Swannery is Abbotsbury. The dark, brooding island peninsula of Portland forming the dominant seaward vista from Weymouth is full of history and great place to pursue all kinds of outdoor activities.

Back in town Weymouth has a wide range of entertainment to offer, 2 theatres, a 9 screen cinema, 10 pin bowling and of course plenty of pubs, restaurants and night clubs.

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