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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
All reviews mouse hunt nuclear bunker cold war military history interesting displays three levels run by volunteers world war interesting place lots of history all ages great place to visit value for money few hours stunning views lovely cafe annual pass
One of Palmerston's Folly's, they are dotted all along the south coast of England, Nothe Fort was built in the 1860's toward of the threat of invasion by Napoleon III's French Army.
It is a master piece of early Victorian military engineering, encompassing the 1860's...More
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.