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Nothe Fort

Barrack Road, Weymouth DT4 8UF, England
+44 1305 766626
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Brilliant day out

I've been to the fort before but came with my partner this time and we both had a fab morning... read more

Reviewed yesterday
William S
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London, United Kingdom
Excellent

Went on 18/7/17 very historical, very informative about WW2 aswell as prior to this, lots to see... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wishy_8
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This 19th century fort includes a museum highlighting Weymouh's role in Britain's naval history. 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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  • Average4%
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Barrack Road, Weymouth DT4 8UF, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I've been to the fort before but came with my partner this time and we both had a fab morning looking around the fort and finding out about it's history. Staff were very friendly and helpful and would recommend it .

Thank William S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went on 18/7/17 very historical, very informative about WW2 aswell as prior to this, lots to see read and fantastic viewing points. Views were spectacular, plenty of benches to rest. Cafe was good although some things were a little over priced. Toilets were very clean....More

Thank Wishy_8
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went here as an afternoon out. Good selection of exhibits in the museum. Nice looking around the top of the fort.

Thank vivien y
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were looking forward to seeing the fort but was a little dissapointed, especially the entrance fee, a little overpriced at £8 each.. We found the exhibits interesting and the overall history of the fort was informative. The views from parapets were amazing . We...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for a nice walk after lunch with greenery and sea views this is a lovely park. There's a fort which is a museum and parking / Wc's. You can walk right down to the sea and get views over Weymouth beach...More

Thank Sally M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited Fort was so surprised at how much was there. Well worth the visit. Found it very interesting and not overly expensive. Staff very helpful and informative. Julie Cooper Warwickshire

Thank nimroman123
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

spent a morning here and was worth the £8 entrance fee. it was good to see the history of the fort and how it operated

Thank darrenmorgan73
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited the Nothe (nose!) Fort as we enjoy visiting historic places. It is indeed an interesting fortress dating back several centuries but includes information gleaned from the first and second word wars. Whilst there we went to the cafe for lunch and I enjoyed...More

Thank mrpeterjw
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nothe Fort is well worth a visit and is very interesting , our toddler was well fascinated with what was going on and enjoyed him self. There's lots to see here and is not expensive to get in well worth the entry fee. Stunning views...More

Thank Pete N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful place to visit with something to interest everyone. We have small children who had a wonderful time counting mice, and we're made to feel exceptionally welcome. We enjoyed the history and they absorbed an imense amount of information for a four and...More

Thank srh19
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michealhendy
31 July 2016|
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Response from Nothe F | Property representative |
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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Mary T
6 July 2016|
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Response from Jaxxse | Reviewed this property |
Lots of military history land and naval, have a little competition to see who can count the most mice dotted around the place
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