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Beautiful views

Well worth going across to Portland just for the views, but there is quite a lot of history on the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mike W
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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
Lots of fond memories

Always visited the lighthouse as a little girl with family in late 60’s early 70’s....visited May... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PDM1962
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Ayton, Canada
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A varied 4.7 mile walk classed as Moderate along the South West Coast Path as it heads along the east coast of Portland, passing great scenery, historical forts and old quarry workings. Many of the paths around Portland Bill are accessible for...more
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New Ground Car Park | Portland, Weymouth DT5 1LF, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Well worth going across to Portland just for the views, but there is quite a lot of history on the way round and the view along Chesil Beach is stunning

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always visited the lighthouse as a little girl with family in late 60’s early 70’s....visited May 2018.... beautiful

Thank PDM1962
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The New Ground Car Park charges 24 hours a day for 365 days of the year. Incredible but true ! This car park even charges blue badge holders Unbelievable but true ! This is the only car park that I know of that seeks to...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great afternoon spent here. lovely views of the sea and walks along the cliffs. Gift shop and great cafe where you could sit outside and have a sandwich or a meal. local crab sandwich was delicious though a bit pricey. But would recommend them!!...More

Thank debellis1953
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had to visit this historic site while in the area and the view and the schiol of dolphins made it worthwhile. We took a look at the cafe and went elsewhere.

Thank davidheysham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got a good blowing away of cobwebs on a bright sunny day.The restaurant was busy but managed to get a good sandwich. Toilets clean.

Thank GeoffKing_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here a few times and always come back. Great views over the Atlantic coast, you can see for miles. It's clean and well kept with lots of walks or just sit and take in the view, there is a small museum and a good...More

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We caught a bus to Portland and the driver was really informative, stopping every now and then to tell all the passengers about the things to look at on the route. However when we got there it was pretty crowded and there were queues to...More

Thank Ralphhhh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large open space, with some seating by the cafe. Nice shop attached to the Cafe/Restaurant For those feeling fit a tour to the top of the lighthouse with great views

Thank r0b0sb0rn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I guess if you have been to Lands End then you know what I mean by ‘blowing’!!!! This is nature at its most beautiful and extreme a little journey away from Weymouth but for first timers do it...

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stacey54321
August 31, 2017|
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Response from Lincoln_PETE7904 | Reviewed this property |
The circular walk if you do it is free. The only place you have to pay to enter is the lighthouse and the car park if you use it. The path is reasonably good all round, but could be slippery when wet, I would suggest good... More
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