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Nothe Fort

Barrack Road, Weymouth DT4 8UF, England
+44 1305 766626
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Awesome place!

A must visit place, so much to see and do, a brilliant place to visit. Don’t forget to look out for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ashley V
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Northampton, England, United Kingdom
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Wet rainy day in January

We did a recon the day before to check on opening times and yes it was open. We checked the board... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tracey747
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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This 19th century Fort includes a museum highlighting coastal defence. Built by the Victorians to protect Portland Harbour, Nothe Fort is one of the best preserved forts of its kind. The advances in technology that affected the fort are explained through many displays, exhibits and audio visual facilities located on the ramparts, gun decks and maze of underground passageways. Enjoy the stunning and far reaching views of the Jurassic Coast from the picnic areas on the Ramparts. These will provide one of the best vantage points on the south coast.
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Barrack Road, Weymouth DT4 8UF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must visit place, so much to see and do, a brilliant place to visit. Don’t forget to look out for the mice-not real ones! Great food in the cafe too.

Thank Ashley V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did a recon the day before to check on opening times and yes it was open. We checked the board outside the fort. As we were staying at the Bowleaze end of Weymouth and it is a pleasant walk we decided to walk rather...More

3  Thank Tracey747
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to an open day at the Nothe Fort, am amazed in how it is a lot better, staff are brilliant, the exhibits very good, food was nice. Am going to take my niece round and show her. Well worth a day out indeed.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A visit to the Nothe provides great views across to Portland and the chalky cliffs leading to Lulworth Cove as well as views down over Weymouth beach.

Thank Barny B
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

Another privileged opportunity to investigate this venue with a paranormal team and I was not disappointed. Voices, footsteps, a young girl hiding in the dark from an abusive male, this place has it all. In those immortal words of Arnie "I'll be back!"

Thank Marc W
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit if you are interested in wartime history. Good views over the sea and the estuary. One of a kind. It’s also worth walking out along the jetty to see the formidable sea wall of the fort.

Thank alanmI6376AC
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Never fail to visit these gardens very well kept and tidy. Love seeing the wild life and eating a nice sticky cake looking out to sea.

Thank maureenbelton
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Very interesting facts and history of Weymouth. It was a hard challenge to try and find the nice, which we liked, very friendly and helpful staff.

Thank clairedaveontour
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Very interesting place to visit, lots of interesting world war memorabilia. Good for families from kids to grandparents. Explore the underground tunnels and see if you come across the “whistling gunner” grandparents can reminisce about times gone by, or sit out in the sunshine and...More

Thank Patricia D
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Very interesting place, Lots to see, There are 3 levels to this fort, It is amazing to see some of the pictures of the navy fleets in Portland Harbour, The views from the top level are superb, you have a panoramic view and we were...More

Thank michael m
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Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
Hi not sure about parking but it says senior sitisons 7 pounds
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Yes there is, however this is operated by the Weymouth & Portland Council. The charges are variable depending on how long you stay. Please see their website for full list of charges.
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