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History and Genealogy Forums
For those with an interest in either local history or genealogy in the county of Dorset, England. While the emphasis is on the Weymouth area, anyone is welcome to post questions and answers to the forums for anywhere in the county.

A comprehensive site covering nearly every aspect of the isle's life
includes pictures of the eclipse from Portland.

Exploring Portland

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Online forums for those with an interest in Portland.

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Portland Bill

Portland Bird Observatory and Field Centre
An independent organisation who enjoy any aspect of the natural environment of Portland including the birds.

Portland Castle
Built by Henry VIII in the early 1540's to defend Weymouth against possible French and Spanish invasion.

Portland Museum

Tout Quarry Sculpture Park
Portland Sculpture and Quarry Trust are dedicated to preserving knowledge and understanding of stone and the landscape from which it comes.

Attractions in Weymouth and the rest of Dorset.

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Places to stay

Beach Combers Cottage
A comfortable three bedroom cottage which has direct access from the back garden onto the unique pebble beach of Chesil.

Portland Heights Hotel
A three star hotel offering panoramic sea and coastal views over Chesil Beach and Weymouth bay.

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Marine sector

Osprey Quay
It forms the gateway to the Isle of Portland. The waterfront site was named after HMS Osprey, the Royal Naval Station Portland as well as the proximity to Portland Harbour and the nearby World Heritage designated coastline.

Portland Port and Portland Harbour Authority
Portland Port has the second largest man made harbour in the world, situated 22 miles north of the westerly shipping lanes and on the main maritime trade routes allowing fast, safe access 24 hours a day.

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