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History and Genealogy
A very comprehensive informative site on Weymouth and the surrounding areas, and useful for Dorset family 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.

Weymouth and Melcombe Regis OPC
Church records, census records, directories and old postcards can be found here.

Preston with Sutton Poyntz OPC
Parish registers, census records, directories of the villages on the coast path towards Wareham.

Radipole OPC
Parish registers, census records, directories of the old village next to Radipole lake.

Wyke Regis OPC
Parish registers, census records, directories of the old village.

Weymouth and Portland in old postcards
A collection of old postcards and photographs of Weymouth.

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Osmington On-Line
The small village website funded by The Osmington Society for the benefit of the Parish of Osmington.

Bincombe Valley Primary School
A school in Littlemoor.

Radipole and Southill Community
A website set up with the aim of being a community website for the residents of the old village of Radipole and the modern Southill. .

Weymouth & Portland Borough Council
The council website.

Weymouth Canoe Lifeguards
...are a voluntary unit of highly motivated individuals from all backgrounds and ages who provide safety cover for events all over the country and patrols Weymouth beach throughout the busy summer period.

Various weather related information for the town and its free.

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Bowleaze Cove
Bowleaze Cove

Information on the Bowleaze Cove area of Weymouth.

Brewers Quay
Amid the labyrinth of paved courtyards and cobbled streets of this redeveloped Victorian brewery nestles a unique Shopping Village packed with specialist shops and attractions.

Deep Sea Adventure
A fascinating family attraction telling the story of underwater exploration and marine exploits from the 17th Century through to the most modem techniques in use today, including the story of the Titanic Disaster.

Donkey Rides
Donkey rides on Weymouth beach. The donkeys have been labelled the best in the region for the second year running.

Lodmoor Country Park

Lodmoor Nature Reserve
A grazing marsh with ditches, shallow pools, reedbed and bushes.

Lorton Meadows
Unimproved neutral grassland with small areas of woodland, close to Weymouth and owned by the Dorset Wildlife Trust.

The Nothe Fort and gardens
The fort used to defend the harbours of Weymouth and Portland.

Radipole Lake Swannery and RSPB reserve
The large reedbed, open water, flood meadows and bushes attract many different birds.

Radipole Woods
A young woodland in a picturesque area of Weymouth.

Sand Sculptures

Sandsfoot Castle

Tudor House
Early 17th century furnished merchant's house in Trinity Street.

Bennetts Water Gardens
These gardens have scenic places to unwind and contain a national collection of water lilies, tearoom and giftshop.

Weymouth Museum and Timewalk
An extraordinary journey that tells the story of Weymouth's turbulent past and strong maritime connections.

Weymouth Sea Life Centre
A park and marine sanctuary.

Upwey Wishing Well and Water Garden
Enjoy lunches, cream teas in the tranquil water garden.

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Beach Handball Championship
The Championship is part of the EHF's European Beach Handball Tour.

Trawler Race 2006
Trawler Race Weekend
28th to 29th May 2007
The event has raised a great deal of money for the RNLI and other local charities over the years attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors, and is now aiming to be even bigger and better. Pictures from 2006 Trawler Race.

Weymouth Carnival
15th August 2007
This year's Carnival looks to be the biggest and best ever! With promises of sunshine, fantastic air and land events being planned, and a mass of colour as the people of the area dress up and have fun.

Weymouth Folk Festival
A folk festival including dancing, song concerts and much more.

Weymouth events @ WPBC website
Kite Festival, Beach Handball, Carnival, Greek wine festival, Volleyball, Victorian shownight and fireworks.

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Sports and activities

Budmouth Community Sports Centre
A dual-use sporting facility for the local community and Budmouth Technology College.

Jump Start
Fun Activity Classes for Children in Weymouth and Dorchester. A fun activity environment to encourage concentration and confidence, develop language, music and numbers.

Weymouth Football Club
Weymouth Football Club's Commercial website.
Unofficial virtual home of Weymouth Football Club - The Terras.

Weymouth Rugby Club
The local Rugby club.

Weymouth Sea Angling
The site is intended to be a guide for sea anglers who want to do some fishing in and around Weymouth.

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Artists etc.

The Artworks
A Weymouth based artist with beautiful illustrations and paintings.

Jurassic Coast Gallery
Roger Smith's close up or 'macro' art photography of flowers, botanicals and garden art.

The Leighton Art Gallery
Located in an historic sail loft near the quayside in the Old Harbour area.

Sand Sculptures
Sculptures in sand

Sand sculptures made from the fine Weymouth Sands.

Weymouth Arts Centre
Behind the library on Commercial Road.

Weymouth Drama Club
A theatre group that has been going for over 70 years in Weymouth.

WOW Youth Musical Theatre
WOW was formed in 1982 after a highly successful production of 'Oliver',

Zzipp Creatives
This website gives creative people of all kinds a world-wide showcase for their talents and skills with an emphasis upon the Weymouth area.

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Bincombe Valley Primary School
A primary school in Littlemoor.

Weymouth College
Each year thousands of students, from all age groups and backgrounds, join Weymouth College to learn something new.

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All Saints Church
Everything you could wish to know about the church and its services.

St Paul's Church (Westham)
19th century church that was built for the extending suburb of Weymouth.

Weymouth Baptist Church
The Church on the Wey is situated at the Bank Buildings on the Esplanade.

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Local Shops and Businesses
Please note I have no affiliation with the commercial websites listed below.

Amazing Floral Sugar by Heather
Specialises in exquisite wedding cakes adorned with hand made sugar flowers and ornaments to make the perfect creation for that special day.

Angel Photography
Offers high quality, creative wedding and portrait photography.

Twelve years experience as a highly graded driving instructors with a proven pass rate of over 90%.

Pushchairs, prams and car seats for sell. The shop is based in St Alban Street.

Bowleaze Leisure Centre
Provides a base for many activities for the young and old alike, whether its a quiet drink in the restaurant with fully licensed bar or a few circuits of the action packed Go Karts for the kids or a walk along the beach or across the scenic hills there is something for everyone.

Bridal & Ball
Weymouth’s newest retail outlet of Stunning Bridal and Prom/eveningwear. Everyone deserves to look fabulous no matter what their budget.

Brooke Photographic
Award winning wedding and portrait photography to the highest standards of the photographic industry.

W.L.Bussell & Co

A small and friendly Weymouth Chandlers.

Christopher Robin
Sell and hire of fancy dress costumes, masks, wigs, make up, accessories for all occasions especially Christmas and New Year, Halloween, and Stag and Hen Parties.

Dionysos - Greek Wine Shop and Delicatessen
Experience the wines, spirits and foods of one of the Mediterranean's most enchanting countries.

DorWey Driving School
DorWey is a local driving school covering Dorchester, Weymouth and surrounding areas.

Dusk Crafts
A friendly business selling handcrafted & mystical goods primarily tailored to the new age and pagan markets, yet with attractive and useful giftware that appeals to people from all walks of life.

Express Glass
Window repairs, shopfront replacements, frame repairs and carpentry. Based in Weymouth and Dorchester.

Extra Mile UK
An executive chaffeur service based in Weymouth that prides itself on providing a first class service to its customers both corporate and private to all destinations.

GRP Flat Roof System Ltd
Looking for a new roof? Don't felt it, Fiberglass it!

Harbour Times
...there's no present like the time

Natural and ancient therapies to combat physical, mental and emotional problems. Treatments are non toxic and holistic to meet spiritual as well as physical needs.

Loopy Loons
A balloon decorating service for all occasions, catering for all tastes and budgets.

Mark Julian Wedding Photographer
Offers a range of services that have been crafted to give the best coverage of a Wedding Day. Natural, romantic photographs to treasure forever

MSW Landscaping
All aspects of landscaping and building work undertaken. Established since 1992.

Nautical Antiques
Offers a selection of maritime items (just off Hope Square).

New Look
A national chain that has its origins in Weymouth.

The Party Shop
A world of fantasy and fancy dress. Located on Abbotsbury Road, Westham.

Perfectly Developed
Perfectly Developed

At last it's possible to achieve the level of quality you deserve from your photos.

Rock and Pop Guitars
New and second hand guitars and tuition.

Sirius Business Services Ltd
Business services, security and risk management.

Authorised dealer for the Yamaha Waverunner range offering sales, servicing, spare parts and accessories.

Treasured Memories
Nautical and Maritime, Antiques, Gifts and Collectables (in St Mary Street).

Weymouth Carpets
Weymouth Carpets is a family business that was established in 1993. The showroom has a large selection of carpets, rugs, stair runners, carpet remnants and vinyls on display.

Weymouth Dance Studio
Dance Studio in Derby Street.

David R White Building Services Ltd
Specialises in construction and mechanical services and employs a wide range of qualified tradesmen, to provide a friendly and reliable service.

Dorset businesses
excluding Weymouth

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Places to stay
Please note I have no affiliation with the commercial websites listed below.

View accomodation by location

Acropolis Hotel
Excellent standards of comfort and friendly attentive service make this hotel ideal for business and leisure.

Anchorage Hotel
A Grade II Listed building situated on the harbour with panoramic views of Weymouth's bay.

Arcadia Guest House
This seafront guest house offers a warm welcome, plus a choice of traditional, vegetarian or continental breakfast.

Bagwell Farm Touring Park
A friendly, family welcome for Touring Vans, Motor Vans and Tents.

The Bay Guest House
Recently renovated Georgian grade II listed building upon the Esplanade.

Basil Towers
Approximately 400 metres from the town centre and the beach and good walks to the bird reserve nearby, and welcome well behaved dogs free of charge.

Beach View Guest House
A family run guest house at Brunswick Terrace. The Grade II Listed Georgian building built in 1805 is situated on the seafront, with the beach just yards away.

The Bourneville Hotel
A Georgian building, superbly situated overlooking Weymouth's golden sands and within a minute's walk of the picturesque harbour and bustling town centre.

Brunswick Guest House
The Brunswick is non smoking and is situated in a picturesque Georgian cul-de-sac terrace.

Castle Cove Caravan Park
A small, secluded site in Weymouth, overlooking Portland Harbour.

Cavendish House
Situated close to the Ferry terminal and the Pavilion Theatre, all rooms have excellent views looking out over either the harbour or the famous Weymouth sandy beach.

The Central
Conveniently situated for all the local attractions, close to the beach, and the 17th century harbour.

The Channel Hotel
Built in 1797 it is one of the oldest buildings to be found along Weymouth's splendid Georgian Terraced Seafront.

Channel View Guest House
Channel View is a no smoking guest house situated in a terrace, designed by a local architect, built in 1827, with 20th century amenities.

The Crown Hotel
The charm and character of The Crown lies in the warm and friendly atmosphere which always prevails.

Cumberland Hotel
A family run hotel on the seafront by the Jubilee Clock.

East Fleet Farm
The touring park is situated at the heart of an organic dairy farm and is on the shore of the Fleet lagoon.

Eastney Hotel
Offers comfortable non-smoking accommodation in a quiet position close to sailing, diving and windsurfing beaches and within half a mile of Weymouth town centre.

The Edenhurst Hotel
A friendly, relaxed family run bed and breakfast ideally situated on Weymouth's sea front and close to the town centre.

Elwell Manor Guesthouse
A very comfortable early victorian villa close to Weymouth town centre and all facilities.

The Fairhaven
The Fairhaven is ideally situated on the promenade with uninterrupted views of the Dorset coastline.

The Glenburn Hotel
Located near Overcombe and close to the Preston end of the beach.

Greenwood Guest House
A small friendly bed and breakfast located in a quiet road.

Harbour Walk Guest House
A guest house in Rodwell.

A luxury self catering holiday cottage, located behind Brewers Quay in Weymouth.

High Noon Guest House
High Noon Guest House is a family-run guest house located in a quiet street near the marina.

Peacefully located in a sheltered valley within a short walk of the newly designated World Heritage Coast.

The Kingswood Hotel
Family run, fully licensed residential Free house with extensive car parking and a large garden.

The Hotel Kinley
18th century Georgian building centrally situated on Weymouth's beautiful seafront.

A Knights Rest Guest House
A family run, newly refurbished guesthouse in the beautiful jewel in the crown of the World Heritage Coast.

Langham Hotel
Situated on the seafront with panoramic views of Weymouth Bay. A warm and friendly family run non-smoking hotel awaits you.

Mayfair Hotel
Originally a Georgian house built around 1790 , the Mayfair is now a family run hotel with a relaxed atmosphere occupying a wonderful central seafront position

Morven House Hotel
Morven House is a family run nine bedroom guesthouse superbly situated just 150 yards from the sea near the beautiful Greenhill Gardens.


An Edwardian house bed and breakfast.

Pebble Villa
Chill out in their delightful home overlooking Weymouth Bay. Pebble Villa is a rather special Weymouth bed and breakfast ideally situated about 2 miles east of the town centre.

Pebbles Guest House

A Victorian house built in 1896 in a quiet avenue five minutes walk away from the beach.

Prince Regent
One of Weymouth's premier hotels.

The Redcliff
Sea views at this bed and breakfast.

The Hotel Rex
Situated on the Esplanade enjoying commanding views of the beautiful Bay and rolling Dorset Downs.

Riviera Hotel
Set on a cliff top overlooking the waters and beach at Bowleaze Cove, the hotel has magnificent views across the bay.

The Roundhouse
Enjoy a relaxing stay in one of the superb guest bedrooms, ideally situated next to the beautiful harbourside and golden sandy beach.

Royal Hotel
From the windows there's an enviable view of the broad sweep of the bay with its sparkling waters and soft golden sands

Rupert Cottage
Beautifully converted stable used by Shire horses that was originally part of the brewery at Weymouth.

Russell Hotel
Situated on the Esplanade.

The Seaham Guest House
Just across the road from the sandy beach.

Seaspray Guesthouse
Brunswick Terrace bed and breakfast which is right next to the beach.

Southville Guest House
Adjacent to the beach and a short walk to all amenities.

Spindrift Guest House
The Spindrift is a Georgian-fronted family run Guest House ideally situated on the sea front just ten yards from the beach.

Sunbay Guest House
The Sunbay is a family run private hotel of the highest standard with a choice of 9 superb rooms all with en-suite facilities.

Tidmoor Stables
Converted stables situated on the edge of Chickerell and is within walking distance of the Jurassic Coastline.

The Trelawney Hotel
Set in a peaceful location, the hotel offers a relaxed, friendly atmosphere with old fashioned service and up to date comfort. Situated near Sandsfoot Castle.

The Victoria
The Victoria is one of the oldest buildings to be found on Weymouth’s famous Georgian Esplanade. Built in 1791, she sits grandly on Weymouth’s glorious sea front, with breathtaking views of the bay.

Weyside Guest House
A warm welcome awaits you at our small friendly Guest House, whatever length of stay you decide on.

Weymouth Sands Guest House
Guest house upon the Esplanade.

The Windsor Hotel
Located at Brunswick Terrace so no need to cross any roads to get to the beach.

Places to stay on Portland and the rest of Dorset.

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Places to eat
Please note I have no affiliation with the commercial websites listed below.

Acropolis Restaurant
Decoration and depictions of Greek Mythology combine to give an ambience of classic luxury and romance. The restaurant serves a consistently outstanding blend of Greek dishes.

Cafe Oasis
Situated at the Preston end of the beach at Bowleaze Cove.

Fish 'n' Fritz
A fish and chip restuarant which has gained national and regional awards.

Gurkha Bar and Buffet Restuarant
Specializes in Eastern cuisine and offers a range of over sixty delicious dishes for you to enjoy.

Mallams at the Quay
Charming harbourside restaurant on Trinity Road.

Perry's Restuarant
This restuarant is spread over two floors in an imposing Georgian townhouse, with spectacular views over Weymouth's historic working harbour.

Roundhouse Restaurant
All dishes are freshly prepared to order to ensure food is presented at its best.

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Nightclubs and pubs
Please note I have no affiliation with the commercial websites listed below.

The Dorothy Inn
A traditional friendly pub with a sports bar/nightclub on the first floor and Bed & Breakfast accomodation above.

The cafe and late night bar has been designed to excite and intrigue. Opened December 2004.

Harry's Nightclub
One of Weymouth's oldest nightclubs. Based in Maiden Street.

The Sunray
Fine foods, fine ales and excellence in service in the beautiful village of Osmington.

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The Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science
CEFAS is an internationally renowned scientific research and advisory centre working in fisheries management, environmental protection and aquaculture.

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