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Nothe Fort

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Really Interesting and Informative

Visited Northe Fort today. Was really impressed with the place. They’ve managed to keep it really... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Glynn W
Cannock, United Kingdom
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Hidden History

This amazing place is hidden away on a scenic walk through Nothe Garden just off Weymouth Harbour... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Worcester, 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...more
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Barrack Road, Weymouth DT4 8UF, England
+44 1305 766626
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All reviews mouse hunt nuclear bunker cold war interesting displays military history three levels run by volunteers world war lots of history interesting place all ages great place to visit few hours value for money lovely cafe annual pass stunning views
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited Northe Fort today. Was really impressed with the place. They’ve managed to keep it really authentic with a few alterations to make it tourist friendly, such as very clean toilets, a cafe and making it disabled friendly. A very reasonable £8.00 entry fee which...More

Thank Glynn W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This amazing place is hidden away on a scenic walk through Nothe Garden just off Weymouth Harbour (entrance just past lighthouse station). You can actually imagine this place in use and there is a mine outside as well as guns positioned on top. Entrance fee...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time here, although i feel it’s a bit expensive for what it is. A lot of history and some great views, but very time consuming if you want to see everything. I would recommend for a half day visit, but could...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately we arrived just as the fort had closed for the winter, however the grounds were open and they were beautiful. At this time of the year, with stretches to the edge of the sea. Would love to go back when they are fully open.

Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here for the first time having come to Weymouth yearly for over 30 years! Not disappointed, the facilities were fantastic, my 7 year old was kept entertained by the search for mice ☺ and we had a fantastic time exploring and learning about Weymouth...More

Thank jofeline
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drinks and a day out eith the family with picnic and visit to a pub and Norte fort ,finding the mice in thd wuix was fu ,lovely sea views popular place

Thank Tracie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to Nothe Fort. Our son is 10 so wasn’t interested in the child activity but there was plenty to look at to keep him interested. Our entry fee today allows us to return anytime for the next year, we’ll definitely visit...More

Thank 8Abi_M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been to a few very similar Fort museums around the world and this one is up there with the best. Well worth an hour or two to wander through the exhibits which are very informative and well presented.

Thank AussiePD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place to visit, much bigger than we thought, so allow plenty of time to view, on three levels with lots of displays, very educational.

Thank scalvert1970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We happened to just stumble across Nothe Fort when looking for something to do. I am so glad we did, it was great value for money. The views were incredible, especially due to the weather. They was so much to see and explore!

Thank Rachel B
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September 29, 2018|
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Response from MAGHAR | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure but I am sure tourist office can help you
August 22, 2018|
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Response from Jane M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. When you go I believe the ticket is for as many visits as you like for the year.
April 8, 2018|
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Response from brendanb73 | Reviewed this property |
no bus service, but it's quite easy to access if you walk along the jetty and up the lifeboat station