{"LocationDetails":{"Id":803,"Name":"Weymouth","Description":"\u003ch1\u003eOur guide to holidays in Weymouth\u003c/h1\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eWeymouth\u0026rsquo;s one of those destinations that you can\u0026rsquo;t help but fall in love with. From the three miles of beautiful sandy beach, to the many indoor and outdoor attractions that make it a haven for families, Weymouth has something for everyone throughout the whole year. With one of the mildest (and for that matter the sunniest) climates in the UK, Weymouth bustles with activity all year round.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eWhether your idea of the perfect escape involves long lazy days watching the kids hone their sandcastle making skills, or days out at the indoor and outdoor attractions that dot the region, Weymouth has it all. If you fancy getting high above the town and looking across the Jurassic coastline as it rolls into the distance, the Jurassic Skyline makes for an experience that\u0026rsquo;s unlike any other. Or, for those chilled out days, why not introduce your kids to the joys of crabbing? Weymouth\u0026rsquo;s a destination where pretty much anything goes \u0026ndash; and that\u0026rsquo;s why we love it!\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003ch2\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThings to do in Weymouth\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/h2\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eWhere to start with things to do in Weymouth\u0026hellip;how about on the three miles of sandy beach that make it so popular with families? With golden sands and views that stretch for miles, this is one of those beaches that makes you remember why you love the great British seaside so much. You\u0026rsquo;ll find Punch and Judy bickering, donkey rides for the kids and even the beach volleyball championships once every summer.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eWe mentioned the Jurassic Skyline before, and if you\u0026rsquo;ve a head for heights it makes a fantastic way to see the UNESCO World Heritage Site from another perspective. If you fancy seeing more of the historic coastline close up, take a speed boat tour out to sea with Weymouth Bay Rib Charters. The RIB rides last 20 minutes each, and you\u0026rsquo;ll start you journey in the town\u0026rsquo;s harbour before venturing out to the bay for an adrenaline-charged experience at speeds of up to 40mph.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eFor those days when you\u0026rsquo;re content to just sit on the pier and see what you can catch, Weymouth\u0026rsquo;s a great spot for a little sea fishing, and you\u0026rsquo;ll find parents helping their children to master crab lines along the pier on a sunny day.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003ch2\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWeymouth attractions\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/h2\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eOh goody, we\u0026rsquo;ve been waiting to tell you all about our favourite Weymouth attractions. From the historic to the wildlife-themed, there\u0026rsquo;s honestly a day out to suit your every mood. One of our favourites has to be Nothe Fort. One of the more, shall we say, unusual attractions in Weymouth, this fort juts proudly out into the harbour, and it\u0026rsquo;s home to a whole network of intriguing underground passages. Built in 1872 to protect the harbour, the fort\u0026rsquo;s museum\u0026rsquo;s home to a World War II experience complete with British and American military vehicles.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eYou\u0026rsquo;ll find one of the most exciting Weymouth attractions just a short drive from the town \u0026ndash; and that\u0026rsquo;s the Abbotsbury Swannery. The only place in the whole world where you can wander your way through a beautiful colony of mute swans, this quirky attraction enables its visitors to take part in a mass swan (and cygnet) feeding, as well as wait and see if you can watch them hatch. Visit between the middle of May and the end of June and you\u0026rsquo;ll be greeted by fluffy cygnets keen to welcome friendly faces\u0026hellip;aaaaaw!\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003ch2\u003eWeymouth Events\u003c/h2\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eWith all that gloriously sandy beach and the promenade that seems to roll on forever, it\u0026rsquo;s easy to see why Weymouth\u0026rsquo;s events calendar tends to be pretty full. For one think, Weymouth Carnival Day and Fireworks is a shimmering two day event that brightens every summer. The carnival\u0026rsquo;s one of Dorset\u0026rsquo;s biggest annual events, and previous years have included a torchlight procession when evening falls, an air show, live music, foodie stalls and the all-important crowing of the Carnival Queen.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eOver in neighbouring Portland, the Spirit of Portland takes place for 9 days every year \u0026ndash; and it\u0026rsquo;s fantastic. Held across various venues throughout Portland, the festival celebrates everything that\u0026rsquo;s great about the region. The programme varies from year to year, but you can expect plenty of live music, talks, readings, workshops, cookery demonstrations and dances.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","Alias":"weymouth","MainImageLocation":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/104/2013/08/weymouth beach.jpg/carousel.jpg","PointOfInterests":[{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Weymouth Beach","Body":"\u003cp\u003eTHE resort for Weymouth beach holidays, Weymouth Beach boasts some of the safest waters on the English coast, and its sands have drawn families for their summer breaks for generations.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThere are fantastic views out to the Jurassic Coastline, and with great facilities and high standards for water quality this beach is ideal for those with children. The beach\u0026rsquo;s amenities include deckchairs, sunbeds, suntraps, toilets, and a host of kiosks and attractions. There are lifeguards on hand throughout the summer, as well as a Lost Child service.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eWeymouth Beach has a pretty Georgian seafront, safe waters and plenty of sand for everyone so it\u0026rsquo;s the perfect family attraction for sunny days. The beach has great facilities, a Lost Child service, seasonal lifeguards and safe waters.King George III holidayed at Weymouth beach 14 times during his lifetime - so it really is fit for a king! The King\u0026#39;s visits made Weymouth and its beach fashionable tourist destinations.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.6104,"LocationLongitude":-2.45206,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/JosephG/2013/05/donkeys.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"dorset/weymouth/weymouth-beach","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/JosephG/2013/05/donkeys.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Bennett\u0027s Water Gardens","Body":"\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://www.waterlily.co.uk/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Bennett\u0027s Water Gardens\"\u003eBennett\u0026rsquo;s Water Gardens\u003c/a\u003e are a beautiful Weymouth attraction, and they open to the public between April and September. Created by the Bennett family during the 1950s, the gardens still boast some of the original water lilies planted at the time and they offer something new to see every year.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe infamous water lilies captured by Monet will spring to mind as soon as you catch sight of the gardens, and there\u0026rsquo;s a Japanese-inspired bridge that was built to commemorate his famous painting\u0026rsquo;s one hundredth anniversary. Whether you have a passion for plants and flowers or just fancy a peaceful walk somewhere stunning this attraction is a popular place to while away a couple of hours, and it\u0026rsquo;s Dorset at its best.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe gardens are closed on Saturdays, and dogs are not permitted.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.6165,"LocationLongitude":-2.49592,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2013/09/water-gardens.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"dorset/isle-of-portland/bennetts-water-gardens","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2013/09/water-gardens.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Abbotsbury Beach","Body":"\u003cp\u003eFor a lovely dog walking spot on the Jurassic Coast, at the end of Chesil beach head for Abbotsbury Beach. With its pebble and shingle banking, this is the stretch of coastline that allows dogs all year round.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe beach offers wonderful views of Lyme Bay and is also a well known and popular spot for anglers. The beach is just a mile away from the village of Abbotsbury, past the famous Abbotsbury Swannery and also the site of the Chesil and Fleet Nature Reserve. You will find a car park next to the beach.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eDogs with endless energy will find the pebbly beach a haven for exploring, and you can enjoy the lapping of the Atlantic washing over the pebbled shoreline, as you stop off for a break or quick cup of tea if you pack a flask. There is also a seasonal caf\u0026eacute; in the car park. If the weather\u0026rsquo;s windy this is a great spot for watching the waves roll in, gusty conditions can make for an atmospheric experience, in fact nearby Chesil beach has even been referred to by some as one of the world\u0026rsquo;s finest \u0026lsquo;storm beaches.\u0026rsquo;\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf you\u0026rsquo;re exploring the South West Coast Path the Abbotsbury Hill Fort is a good 5.6mile walk starting and ending at the Abbotsbury beach car park. It is generally flat with one long climb that can be challenging at times but offers fantastic views of Dorset. This walk is certainly a must for anybody with an interest in archaeology, geology, history or wildlife as you follow the back of Chesil Bank and the South Dorset Ridgeway.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":true,"LocationLatitude":50.6888,"LocationLongitude":-2.69992,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/01/dog beach.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"dorset/isle-of-portland/abbotsbury-beach","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/01/dog beach.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Chesil Beach","Body":"\u003cp\u003eYou\u0026rsquo;d be hard pushed to find a longer beach than Dorset\u0026rsquo;s natural wonder \u0026ndash; Chesil Beach. This pebbly beach rolls on for 18 miles, and as you can access it from various points along the way it\u0026rsquo;s a great place if you fancy a walk or to take advantage of its seriously impressive sea fishing. Pick a quiet section for a wander, visit the Fleet Nature Reserve or take your dog to make the most of the longest dog friendly beach you\u0026rsquo;re ever likely to discover.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eChesil Beach rolls for miles between Portland and West Bay, and the Fleet Lagoon that separates it from the mainland stretches for 13km. Chesil Beach and the lagoon and both vital habitats for wildlife, so a stroll along the beach is a nice opportunity to spot some of the local species during your holiday in Dorset.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eChesil Beach lies at the heart of the Jurassic Coast (which dates back a mind-boggling 180 million years), and it\u0026rsquo;s also a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site. If you\u0026rsquo;re staying in Weymouth, Portland or nearby a walk on Chesil Beach should be at the top of your list of activities \u0026ndash; after all, how often do you get to stroll through an area with hundreds of millions of years of history to its name? These days the closest things you\u0026rsquo;ll see to dinosaurs are the dogs making the most of the beach\u0026rsquo;s dog friendly status, and remember they\u0026rsquo;re welcome all year round.\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":true,"LocationLatitude":50.5829,"LocationLongitude":-2.48037,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/101/2013/06/Chesil Views 02.JPG/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"dorset/isle-of-portland/chesil-beach","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/101/2013/06/Chesil Views 02.JPG/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Weymouth Outdoor Education Centre","Body":"\u003cp\u003eWeymouth Outdoor Education Centre holds outdoor adventure activities for all ages, all year round. The centre organises rock climbing, scrambling and abseiling activities and thanks to the dramatic Weymouth landscape rock climbers can take their pick of exciting venues. There are taster sessions available for those who are new to climbing and just want to find out what it\u0026rsquo;s all about, and they\u0026rsquo;re a great way to experience something new as a family whilst you enjoy a Dorset holiday.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf you\u0026rsquo;re going to start climbing whilst enjoying Dorset then why not do it outside in the open air? Venues used by Weymouth Outdoor Education Centre include Chesil Cove, Portland Bill and Tout Quarry. All sessions are led by fully qualified instructors with years of experience behind them, so no matter what your level of expertise you can expect to be completely safe at all times and enjoy an experience you\u0026rsquo;ll never forget.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eMany families choose a climbing session as something different to enjoy together during their holiday, and it\u0026rsquo;s certainly something the children will look forward to! The centre runs a wide range of activities, including sailing, archery, kayaking and more \u0026ndash; so why not book your session now and make your visit to Dorset an adventurous one?\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.6087,"LocationLongitude":-2.46652,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/JosephG/2013/05/rock-climber.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"dorset/weymouth/weymouth-outdoor-education-centre","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/JosephG/2013/05/rock-climber.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Kitesurfing at Weymouth Bay","Body":"\u003cp\u003eDorset could have been made for kite surfing, its award-winning clean waters and varied coastline mean there\u0026rsquo;s a huge choice of spots for kite surfers of all levels to enjoy the sport at their own pace. With ten kite surfing schools dotted along the coast a Dorset holiday is the time many choose to start learning the ropes, and even the experienced kite surfers often go for some expert guidance on tricks and moves.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThose with experience behind them should head for Overcombe Beach, which is suitable for competent upwind riders, but it\u0026rsquo;s best to leave two hours either side of low tide to get the best waves.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eWhile kite surfers will find safe, flat waters in Portland\u0026rsquo;s famous harbour, Weymouth Bay is known for small waves and Overcombe Corner for more adventurous waves. It may look pretty effortless when you see kite surfers riding the waves, but you should always learn with a professional school before trying this adventure sport, and keep your eyes open for surfers and swimmers as they can be easy to miss once you\u0026rsquo;re out on the waves.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThey\u0026rsquo;ll also help you buy the right equipment to suit your skills and keep you safe, so drop in to any of the schools and ask for expert advice.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.6262,"LocationLongitude":-2.44112,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2013/06/waves-sunset.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"dorset/weymouth/kitesurfing-at-weymouth-bay","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2013/06/waves-sunset.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"The Paracademy Extreme Sports Centre","Body":"\u003cp\u003eKitesurfing can be a bit of a daunting prospect if you\u0026rsquo;ve never tried it, but with professional tuition and the right conditions it can be the experience of a lifetime, and certainly of a holiday. Dorset\u0026rsquo;s coastline is just right for getting the hang of kitesurfing, and The Paracademy Extreme Sports Centre operates taster and three day lessons for all levels of experience.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe lessons can be tailored to suit those on them, so they\u0026rsquo;re used by newcomers to the sport and those already experienced who just want to learn some tricks and tips. The course trainers are passionate about adventure sports, and the lessons are great fun.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe Paracademy Extreme Kitesurf Centre UK was one of the first dedicated kitesurfing schools to open in the UK and its methods of teaching have been picked up in countries around the world. You\u0026rsquo;ll find the academy right beside Portland harbour, one of the world\u0026rsquo;s premier venues for watersports and an area that couldn\u0026rsquo;t be more perfect for learning to kitesurf.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eRight beside the 2012 sailing venue, The Paracademy Extreme Sports Centre takes full advantage of the harbour\u0026rsquo;s flat waters to help beginners get the hang of this exhilarating adventure sport.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.5633,"LocationLongitude":-2.44965,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2013/09/kitesurfing.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"dorset/weymouth/the-paracademy-extreme-sports-centre","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2013/09/kitesurfing.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Nothe Fort","Body":"\u003cp\u003eYou can\u0026rsquo;t miss Nothe Fort during a Weymouth holiday as it juts right out into the harbour, and its visitors get to enjoy the best of both worlds. On the top level you\u0026rsquo;ll find sweeping views across Weymouth\u0026rsquo;s harbour and the surrounding coastline, but below lurk eerie passageways that are great fun to spend time exploring. The fort is home to an intriguing network of underground passageways that have ignited the imaginations of visitors for generations, and the many displays throughout the attraction tell visitors of its history.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eDon\u0026rsquo;t worry if you\u0026rsquo;re not exactly an expert on military history, Nothe Fort is a family friendly attraction and cinema screens retell its history. The mammoth guns on display always impress the kids too, so there\u0026rsquo;s plenty to see and do for the young and old. The fort is one of Dorset\u0026rsquo;s most striking landmarks, and it hosts family events throughout the year such as Halloween fun and family trails. Don\u0026rsquo;t forget to check what\u0026rsquo;s on before you set off for your visit.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThere\u0026rsquo;s something we should warn you about before you visit the fort though, the staff have claimed that it\u0026rsquo;s haunted for years \u0026ndash; so be alert as you explore this Victorian labyrinth...\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.6074,"LocationLongitude":-2.44403,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2013/07/canon.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"dorset/weymouth/nothe-fort","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2013/07/canon.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Weymouth Sea Life Adventure Park ","Body":"\u003cp\u003eExperience the best of both worlds at Weymouth Sea Life Adventure Park and Tower by visiting more than a thousand sea life creatures. You\u0026rsquo;ll see just what life\u0026rsquo;s like under the sea as you make your way through the different sections, and you\u0026#39;ll be able to learn about the animals throughout the day thanks to talks from the keepers at feeding time.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe brand new Caribbean Cove\u0026nbsp;adventure playground\u0026#39;s the perfect place for the kids to let off steam, and then you can head to the Weymouth Tower\u0026nbsp;to take in views of the Dorset coastline.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf you fancy challenging your clan to a round of golf, you\u0026#39;ll find the Pirate Adventure Mini Golf course to keep all ages entertained. You\u0026rsquo;ll save 25% off entry price (for the sea life centre and the tower combined) by booking online in advance, and you won\u0026rsquo;t even have to queue when you get there...sounds like a bargain to us. \u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.6101,"LocationLongitude":-2.44638,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2013/07/shark-swimming.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"dorset/weymouth/weymouth-sea-life-adventure-park","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2013/07/shark-swimming.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Halloween at the Nothe Fort","Body":"\u003cp\u003eHalloween\u0026rsquo;s creepy enough as it is without roaming around a foreboding Victorian fort, but if you like to enjoy every ghostly scream and spectre this is the Portland event for you. Bedlam and Broomsticks takes place on towards the end of October each year -\u0026nbsp; and it\u0026rsquo;s calling all little monsters to come in fancy dress just to make things that little bit creepier.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eLook out for the guest of honour \u0026ndash; Witch Weatherwax who will guide those who are brave enough on the haunted tunnel walk, and listen to toe curling tales as you wander the gloomy underground passageways! 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You don\u0026rsquo;t need to know much about the game to get caught up in the adrenalin of it all, and the event makes for a great excuse to watch something different during a visit to Weymouth.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe game is always held on the sands of Weymouth Beach and attracts huge crowds, so expect a day of adrenalin-packed sport right on one of the country\u0026#39;s best-loved beaches. The aim behind the event is to raise awareness of the RAF career opportunities available so there\u0026rsquo;s always plenty of information available for anybody considering joining up.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.6104,"LocationLongitude":-2.45206,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/02/beach volleyball.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"dorset/weymouth/weymouth-beach-volleyball-classic","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/02/beach volleyball.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Lulworth Cove","Body":"\u003cp\u003eDiscover Dorset\u0026rsquo;s Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site by walking its most famous section. Together, Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door make one of the UK\u0026rsquo;s most photographed areas, and this walk is one of the most scenic dog walks you\u0026rsquo;ll ever experience. In short, this is an exhilarating walk on a stunning stretch of Dorset\u0026rsquo;s coastline.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eLulworth Cove attracts an impressive 500,000 visitors every year, and the walk from Lulworth to the geographical celebrity that\u0026rsquo;s Durdle Door is 6.8 miles long. The terrain isn\u0026rsquo;t easy going, (you\u0026rsquo;ll have to climb stiles and navigate your way along grass tracks and stone paths) but with one eye on the sea views as you go you\u0026rsquo;ll be wowed every step of the way.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe path runs quite close to the edge of the cliffs at times, so if your dog gets a little excitable it\u0026rsquo;s probably an idea to keep him close or on the lead just to be on the safe side. You\u0026rsquo;ll be walking routes that humans have trekked along since the Stone Age, and as dogs are welcome on the beaches at Lulworth Cove and Dudle Door you\u0026rsquo;ll be able to sit on the sand for a rest along the way. 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Its coastline? The walks? The people or the pubs? Well whatever it is, it\u0026rsquo;s time to celebrate it with the festival of the year. Celebrate the spirit of Portland at the Spirit of Portland Festival. The aim behind the festival is to mark Portland\u0026rsquo;s maritime heritage and culture, and everyone\u0026rsquo;s invited to enjoy a whole variety of special events.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe programme\u0026rsquo;s packed with everything from singing, live music and dance, talks on the area, guided walks and even a firework display out on the water \u0026ndash; so there\u0026rsquo;s something for every kind of visitor. For those of you who like your festivals energetic there\u0026rsquo;s also a water raft race, open water swimming and extreme sports, and over at The Jailhouse Caf\u0026eacute; they\u0026rsquo;ll be showing old films of Portland on Thursday from 2 \u0026ndash; 4pm.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eOn Friday there\u0026rsquo;ll be a tea at Jubilee Hall with a World War 2 theme (so get ready to sing along to those wartime classics), and the Prison Museum will be open to visitors throughout the festival. If you\u0026rsquo;ve visited Portland before you\u0026rsquo;ll know that it\u0026rsquo;s the kind of resort where anything goes, from kitesurfing the infamous Chesil Beach to exploring the legacy left behind after the action of 2012, and the festival\u0026rsquo;s aimed at every community and all ages.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.5662,"LocationLongitude":-2.45651,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2015/07/portland bill lighthouse.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"dorset/weymouth/the-spirit-of-portland-festival","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2015/07/portland bill lighthouse.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Al Molo","Body":"\u003cp\u003eIt must be all that fresh sea air, but there\u0026rsquo;s something about Weymouth that leaves us with a hankering for a plate of something special, and Al Molo\u0026rsquo;s just the place for a spot of fine dining. The home of Italian cuisine in good old Weymouth, Al Molo serves up Italian meals with a chic twist thanks to the chef Giuseppe Vannucci.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eGiuseppe combines the flavours of Dorset with fine Italian ingredients to create imaginative dishes that have led to a great reputation. And then there are the views\u0026hellip;it\u0026rsquo;s not often you get to indulge in a little fine dining with a panoramic view of Weymouth Bay and the dramatic Jurassic Coastline, and the restaurant\u0026rsquo;s position makes it all the more special.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eMost of the menu\u0026rsquo;s dishes are inspired by Italy\u0026rsquo;s infamous Emilia Romagna region, and the contemporary flair behind each one means no matter how many times you visit during your stay nearby, you\u0026rsquo;ll be impressed. Make sure you take in the building during your visit too, as it started life as part of the pier\u0026rsquo;s grandstand. Today, an art deco finish gives the restaurant a glamorous feel, and that\u0026rsquo;s before you\u0026rsquo;ve even seen the menu!\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.6175,"LocationLongitude":-2.45064,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/04/gourmet meal.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"dorset/weymouth-portland/al-molo","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/04/gourmet meal.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Jurassic Skyline","Body":"\u003cp\u003eWith a history dating back a mind-boggling 185 million years, the Jurassic Coastline\u0026rsquo;s stunning from any viewpoint, but we think the aerial view from Jurassic Skyline has got to be one of the most exhilarating. 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It\u0026rsquo;s that destination that always manages to go the extra mile and make a celebration one you\u0026rsquo;ll remember for a long time to come. So, if you\u0026rsquo;re going to be in Dorset and you want to make Bonfire Night in style it\u0026rsquo;s time to get ready for the annual Guy Fawkes celebrations on the seafront.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eAs you\u0026rsquo;d imagine, most of the evening centres around the firework display, but there\u0026rsquo;s also a fun fair, a bonfire on the beach and a Guy Fawkes competition to entertain the crowds who turn up in their thousands. 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