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Nothe Fort

Barrack Road, Weymouth DT4 8UF, England
+44 1305 766626
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Visited one afternoon, but could have done with more time there as there is a wealth of interesting... read more

Reviewed today
Janet D
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Much improved.

We just had a return trip to the Nothe Fort after many many years. The fort has been much improved... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gavin B
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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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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Barrack Road, Weymouth DT4 8UF, England
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Reviewed today

Visited one afternoon, but could have done with more time there as there is a wealth of interesting facts. Good venue for adults and children alike. Good cafe.

Thank Janet D
Reviewed yesterday

We just had a return trip to the Nothe Fort after many many years. The fort has been much improved since our last visit with loads of new exhibitions and more nooks and crannies to explore. It is really good value for money and ideal...More

Thank Gavin B
Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum takes advantage of the layout of the fort and presents different eras e.g. Henry V111, 1st World War, World War 2 in different parts of the building. I particularly found the different aspects of World War 2 interesting and the way they used...More

Thank Susanbryn
Reviewed 3 days ago

Within easy walking distance of most frontal areas, Northe Fort provides a fascinating insight into the activities surrounding the defence of our country and the plight of those who sacrificed for it during the war. Immaculately presented & staffed by enthusiastic volunteers, one can easily...More

Thank TrippersUk
Reviewed 3 days ago

Off season drive right up to the fort and park. We arrived about 10 o'clock and it seemed closed. We started to panic but a notice told us to use the intercom. We were ushered in and given a great welcome! There really is lots...More

Thank BNA20152015
Reviewed 4 days ago

What a surprise. Lovely old fort with superb views. The place is run by Volunteers and what a passion they have. Exhibits are well displayed and very varied from all periods of the forts history. Nice little cafe for refreshments. Well Done All involved.

Thank Robin B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great place. Very informative, friendly staff. There is a lift for easy access to all 3 floors. Lots of information panels and models etc, plus guns etc.

Thank Jackie E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit, its a well looked after fort well run with a lovely cafe within its walls, very clean and tidy

Thank nig33
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing fort with stunning views. Spent three hours here and enjoyed every minute. It is on three levels. So interesting and informative. Highly recommended and so reasonably priced we thought.

Thank Claire P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The weather was turning so we went into the Fort and had a most wonderful afternoon. We all loved going aroind the tunnels and reading about the different diplays in each room. There were dusplays from its early days, both wars and the nuclear bunker...More

Thank Nigel H
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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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