Located in Weymouth, Dorset
Driftwood is a traditional Grade II listed terraced cottage just a few minutes walk from Weymouth beach. The property can sleep four people in two bedrooms and is pet-friendly.
- Sleeps: 4
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: 1
Driftwood is a terraced cottage situated in a residential area of Weymouth, Dorset. The property has two bedrooms, 1 x double, 1 x twin and a family bathroom. On the ground floor, there is a cosy sitting room with a dining table and a small kitchen. There is a picnic bench to the front of the property and this also provides off road parking for one car. Driftwood provides a good place for your Weymouth holiday in a central location.
Driftwood is a charming, Grade II listed cottage located in Weymouth town centre perfect for easy access to the sandy beach dating all the way back to 1835. Surrounded by a huge choice of pubs and restaurants, Driftwood also benefits from off-road parking for one car and is pet friendly.
The ground floor accommodation comprises of a lounge/diner equipped with a flat-screen television and DVD player. The compact kitchen is equipped with a fridge with small freezer compartment and washing machine.
The first floor has bedroom one, a double and a bathroom with bath/electric shower over, hand basin and toilet.
Up to the second floor and bedroom two is a twin. Please note that bedroom 2 may not be suitable for someone with limited mobility or children under 3 as the stirs are very steep.
There is off-road parking for 1 car in front of the property.
- Gas central heating
- Electric oven, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV, DVD, WiFi
- Fuel and power inc in rent
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- Off-road parking for one car at the front of the house
- One small well-behaved dog welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop and pub 5 mins walk
Weymouth is a busy seaside town and lies on the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. Weymouth's golden sandy beach has received the Quality Coast Award. This is because of good quality water, well-developed facilities and beach supervision. There are plenty of supermarkets and a variety of shops. There is a wide choice of cafes and restaurants, offering a range of cuisines. As a result, you are spoilt for choice. Weymouth is famous for its fresh seafood. You can often see the local fishermen unloading their daily catch from the Harbour. It is from the harbour that you can pick up boat tours. These include a tour of the Jurassic coast and a water taxi from Weymouth to Portland.
Weymouth Attractions and Activities
Lodmoor Country Park is fantastic for the children and adults to explore and rest for a picnic. In addition, try your hand at crazy golf or let the children drive in the little go-kart track. Let the children loose in the Pirate Ship Play Park or the Green Gym. Slide down the wonky slide or walk the dog through the woodland paths. RSPB Nature Reserve is next to Lodmoore Park displaying details of all the Marsh birds in the area. Also, there is a cafe for refreshments after all the exploring. Sandworld is by the cycle path at Lodmoor park. Be amazed at the awesome sculptures made by local artists. You can let the children take turns to make their own sand sculpture. In addition, view smaller displays along the seafront. In conclusion, the attention to detail that goes into these will amaze you.
The Sea Life Centre is full of marine animals and much much more. The Centre is jam-packed full of fun rides and activities for the children. There are also rides galore along the seafront with arcades that stay open in the evenings. A little train will take you along the length of the seafront. Here you will find Donkey rides on the beach are available. Punch and Judy play on the seafront during the summer. A short walk away is the Nothe Fort which holds events for both adults and children. Weymouth is well known for the Red Arrows display which happens on Carnival Day. You can watch the action from the beach and see the fireworks from the bay. At night, colourful lasers light up the seafront and the promenade. The Pavillion theatre holds regular live shows.