Local Attractions

Custom House Quay

There’s loads to do on Custom House Quay, you can catch a fast rib ride into the harbour with Weymouth Bay Rib Charters, hire jet ski’s from right outside our door with Jurassic Jet Ski Tours, watch the fishing boats coming in and out and even catch a water taxi to be rowed from one side of the quay to the other.

Nothe Forte Gardens

Just under 1 mile from the Ship, Nothe Fort and Gardens are is one of Weymouth’s major attractions, a great day out for all the family with lots to see and explore.  Pop in for some refreshments after your day exploring the fort.

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Sealife Centre

Family-friendly exhibits with a variety of sea creatures Weymouth Sealife Centre is just under 2 miles from the Ship. Pop in for a bite to eat after a day exploring the underwater world.

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Jurassic Skyline, Festival Pier

Half a mile from the Ship, the Jurassic Skyline is ideal for families and people of all ages.  Take your seat as the gondola gently rises 53m (174ft) above the town, once at the top, the fully enclosed gondola will slowly perform two full rotations, allowing plenty of time to take in the stunning views of the Jurassic Coast, Nothe Fort, Portland and Weymouth Harbour.

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Portland Bill

Just 20 minutes drive from the Ship and popular with climbers and walkers, Portland Bill is a narrow promontory (or bill) at the southern end of the Isle of Portland.  Portland’s dangerous coastline with shallow reefs, sandbanks and the strong Portland tidal race has made it notorious over the centuries for the number of shipwrecks.  As a result the bill has three lighthouses the most famous being the Portland Bill Lighthouse.

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Jurassic Coast

The Jurassic Coast is a World Heritage Site that stretches 96 miles from Exmouth in East Devon to Studland Bay in Dorset, a great area for walking.

Weymouth Pavilion

Formerly the Ritz, the Weymouth Pavilion contains a 988-seat theatre and ballroom.  There are shows throughout the year, make sure you book for an early dinner before catching a show.

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Weymouth Beach

An award–winning blue flag beach and one of the top 10 beaches in the world, Weymouth beach is just stones throw from the Ship.  A three mile beach, there’s plenty of entertainment for everyone ranging from traditional attractions such as Punch & Judy and donkey rides, to lively events such as beach volleyball championships, live music and free summer firework displays.  Make sure you pop in for some refreshments during or after a day at the beach

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